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Star Trek Beyond and Ice Age: Collision Course Lift off This Weekend

Star Trek Beyond and Ice Age: Collision Course Lift off This Weekend
Despite layers of prosthetics rendering Idris Elba unrecognizable (It’s like putting a blanket over the Mona Lisa…), we cannot wait to see the latest film in the rebooted incarnation of Star Trek. Remember how skeptical fans were when J.J. Abrams launched the first one in 2009? Sure, fine, it was meant to broaden the appeal to mainstream filmgo… » read more
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ASIFA EAST Memorial for Michael Sporn March 2, 2015

ASIFA EAST Memorial for Michael Sporn March 2, 2015
Michael Sporn was one of the giants of the New York animation community. From 1980 until his untimely death last year, Michael Sporn’s studio produced many acclaimed television specials, most of them animated entirely here in New York. To commemorate the first anniversary of his passing, ASIFA-EAST is hosting an evening of Tribute to Michael Spo… » read more
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Your American Box Office

Your American Box Office
Three animated features in the Top Ten, but the new one with big furry elephants and a twitchy ground squirrel doing less well than the furry elephant movies that came before it. WEEKEND BOX OFFICE 1). Star Trek Beyond (PAR), 3,928 theaters / $23M Fri. (includes $5.5M previews)/ 3-day cume: $60.3M /Wk 1 2). The Secret Life of Pets (ILL/UNI), 4,… » read more

Molding Young Minds

Molding Young Minds ... for twenty years. South Park isn't covered by a Guild contract (or many other CBAs, from what I've been told) but twenty years a a … » read more
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The Best GIF Optimization Techniques for Photoshop

The Best GIF Optimization Techniques for Photoshop
In this tutorial, I’m going to cover the best GIF optimization techniques in Photoshop to help make your Cinema 4D renders look super nice with the lowest file sizes possible so you can easily post them in GIF form anywhere on the interwebs!  GIFs are all the rage these days and its important to learn how you can make them look as good as p… » read more