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Wallace and Gromit pick up BAFTA

November 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

Wallace and Gromit’s Curse of the Were-Rabbit has picked up the best film award at the BAFTA Children’s Awards, while the British animated duo’s creators Nick Park and Aardman were the subject of a South...

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Borg War

October 30, 2006 | 2 Comments

SF Crowsnest carries news of another Machinima animation, this time based around Star Trek: Borg War. The brainchild of Geoffrey James, the $200 animation has so far clocked up some 100, 000 downloads and features...

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Spam-inspired animation

October 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Boing Boing points me to the Brothers McLeod who are creating animations with the dialogue based on the often random words used by spambots to get past filters (the best one I received recently had...

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BloodSpell episode 10 on the air

October 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

The tenth episode of BloodSpell is online and it is a whole day early, a delighted Hugh Hancock tells me. In this episode Jered, Gad and Carrie are on a mission through the tunnels and...

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The UK Indy comics creator and practising artistic misanthrope known to all and sundry as the Ventedspleen tells me he has an art exhibition coming up next month. Yes, not only are the Peacock Visual...

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Bloodspell reachs halfway point

September 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Actually it is slightly over the halfway point now as Hugh Hancock tells me the machinma fantasy animation being produced in Edinburgh using Neverwinter Nights technology has now reached episode 8, which sees a rescue...

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Wallace and Gromit given freedom of Bristol

September 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

The creators of our beloved Wallace and Gromit, Nick Park, Dave Sproxton and Peter Lord from the Oscar-winning Aardman Animations were yesterday granted the freedom of the studio’s home city, Bristol. Looks like the people...

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Yaba Daba Doo

September 1, 2006 | 1 Comments

John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren and Stimpy and the first credited web animated cartoon among other things, notes with sadness the passing of Ed Benedict at the age of 94. Ed, as John explains on...

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Bloodspell

August 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hugh Hancock drops me a line to remind me to have a look at an interesting new development I’d heard about on Boing Boing but not had a chance to actually check out until now....

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Fizzers launch

April 9, 2006 | 0 Comments

Friday evening saw the good and the great (and me) descend on the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh for the launch of the cartoon art book and the art exhibition for Fizzers: Famous Scottish...

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