Archive for February 10, 2003

Monday, February 10, 2003


David Pogue has some competition from Alexei Kosut.

The Future of Animation

Jeff Carlson:

The New York Times has an interesting story about the state of feature animation, notably the “old style” Disney version (hand-drawn) versus the “new style” Pixar version (computer-generated). It’s a tough field right now, with lots of talented artists getting laid off because people are more eager to see shiny new CG films like Shrek, Toy Story, or Monsters, Inc. I’ve seen a few articles that shallowly pit the old versus the new, instead of revealing the true cause of why traditional-animation flicks haven’t done as well: they’ve been crap.

Exactly. Toy Story would still have been great with traditional animation.