"Rule One: No Complacency": Inside The Early Years of Pixar

The early Pixar films, like Toy Story, still feel like a miracle. And a new book excerpt shows how much of that early creativity came from a handful of guys, sitting around a pile of toys. They wanted something as different from a Disney animated movie as possible, and they had one rule: "No complacency." » 12/09/13 10:32am 12/09/13 10:32am

This short cartoon about the cuddliest demon summoning deserves a run…

If only more animation studios prefaced their feature films with short cartoons, we might get more fun romps like The Colors of Evil. In this film, which Phillip Simon and Alyse Miller created as their thesis project at Ringling College of Art and Design, a wicked little girl summons a demon to deal with her… » 8/04/12 9:30am 8/04/12 9:30am