Blog

Joy Batchelor

Joy Batchelor

Joy Batchelor is a pioneer of British animation, and for women in animation. As half of Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films, Batchelor and husband John Halas are famous for the 1954 adaptation of Animal Farm, and much more.

Read More »
Blue Sky Studios Greenwich CT

Bluer Skies Ahead

While the site was been getting a much-needed renovation, the life-changing news that Blue Sky Studios would be shutting down hit my, my partner, and so many of my friends and peers.

Read More »
Joanna Quinn Affairs of the Art

Joanna Quinn Interview [Video]

Joanna Quinn, queen of independent animation, is back with a new film. “Affairs of the Art” is making its festival run, but don’t miss out on this video interview, where we, along with creative partner Les Mills celebrate her character Beryl in a retrospective.

Read More »

10,000 Hour Rule

We’ve all heard of the 10,000 hour rule, and in animation, we also have the idea of having 10,000 bad drawings in us that need to get out. Let’s take a look at these ideas a bit deeper.

Read More »

“Kiki’s Delivery Service” at 30

Hayao Miyazaki’s “Kiki’s Delivery Service” is 30 years old! Just like me! Let’s take a look at how this film becomes more and more relevant with age, especially in the age of the gig economy and monetizing one’s passions.

Read More »
Archives