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Composer Michael Kramer on He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

Find out how Kramer’s own evolution as a composer blended with his love of childhood toys to create Master-ful music that is tremendously original, yet evocative of the classic characters that fans remember.

Showrunner Rob David and Co-Executive Producer Jeff Matsuda on He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

With yet another He-Man show about to launch on Netflix, it’s never been a better time to be a fan. Find out what makes this series unique and still faithful to the original 1980s concept.

Pixar Character Art Director Deanna Marsigliese plunges into the art of Luca

Is Luca the freshest Pixar film in years? If so, it’s partially due to its unique characters. Discover how they come into being in our exclusive interview!

Composer Philip Klein on Wish Dragon

Klein is a triple-threat: Composer, conductor, and orchestrator. Learn about his contributions to the latest Netflix film, as well as his work on The Mandalorian and Raya And The Last Dragon.

Director Mike Rianda on The Mitchells vs. The Machines

The first-time director discusses the strong theme of family, both in front of and behind the screen, in Sony Animation’s newest film.

“It’s been Dave Metzger all along” – the art of arranging WandaVision theme songs

The songs of Wandavision are an homage to sitcoms of the past. Read our interview with the songs’ orchestrator to see how it was achieved.

Pixar’s Paul Abadilla, Sets Art Director on Soul

Like the film itself, the art direction on Soul is a mix of the concrete and the abstract, and with a big musical influence!

MeTV generates nostalgia with Toon In With Me and Saturday Morning Cartoons

“Cartoon Curator” Bill Leff talks about a new show for those who remember the good old days of TV before 24-hour networks and streaming.

Disney Historian Christian Renaut on The Best Of Disney’s Animated Features

Renaut tells Animated Views what separates his book from other Disney film books, in Jeremie’s exclusive interview.

Chiodo Bros talk Netflix’s Alien Xmas

The talented brothers realize their dream of a stop-motion special in the classic tradition, speaking about the immense project, its origins as a book, and how producer Jon Favreau helped guide production, in our exclusive, in-depth interview.

Didier Ghez’s They Drew As They Pleased series goes full circle

Ghez speaks to us about the sixth and final volume of the landmark series, which ventures into the modern era while also harkening back to the beginning.

Glen Keane’s Over the Moon: Meet Fei-Fei and her creators

A beloved Chinese tale takes form, as the legendary animator/director collaborates with a team of creatives to craft a uniquely touching and personal film.

Onward: A Musical Chat with Conductor/Orchestrator Nicholas Dodd

Dodd describes his collaboration with the composers, musicians, and singers, and what makes working with Pixar so special.

The Willoughbys on Netflix: A Chat with Director Kris Pearn

Pearn shares how design and music contribute to telling an originally subversive tale based on a quirky children’s book, in our exclusive interview.

The Swan Princess Lasts Far Longer Than Forever with Director Richard Rich

Director Richard Rich discussesThe Swan Princess, in which he talks about the film’s 25th anniversary Blu-ray release, the movie’s legacy, and more.

Didier Ghez uncovers the hidden art of Disney’s early renaissance

The author explains why the fifth volume in the celebrated They Drew As They Pleased series is a personal favourite.

Pixar Graphics Art Director Craig Foster on Toy Story 4

Find out how fun it can be to create all the graphics seen in the Pixar films. There’s more to it than you think!

Director Juan Antin talks about Pachamama on Netflix

This story of an initiation journey for a would-be shaman has its roots in the history and culture of Latin America. Learn more of this film’s development from its director.

Arnold Leibovit on producing The Puppetoon Movie Volume 2

This exclusive interview touches on George Pal’s contribution to popular culture, and Leibovit’s own efforts to preserve that legacy, including his current campaign to restore more Puppetoons.

Looking at the Critical Role animated Kickstarter campaign with Sam Riegel

AV explores the historic Kickstarter turning the Dungeons & Dragons livestream into animation, with cast member/exec producer Sam Riegel.

Composer Ryan Shore on Star Wars: Galaxy Of Adventures

Jeremie speaks with Galaxy Of Adventures composer Ryan Shore about bringing John Williams’ legendary music, and his own voice, to the animated Star Wars micro-series!

Disney historian Didier Ghez celebrates the art of Disney’s mid-century era

The fourth book in the acclaimed series covers an era in which the Disney studio branched out into television, theme parks, and modern design.

Cruising with Hotel Transylvania 3 vis dev artist Lizzie Nichols

Set sail with Animated Views as we trek through the mind and reveal the talent of a key figure at Sony Animation in this exclusive interview.

Composer Toby Chu gives us an appetite for Pixar’s Bao

Read how Chu used music to help mix east and west in this celebrated short film, now appearing with The Incredibles 2.

Pixar Shading Art Director Bryn Imagire reveals the “incredible” art behind I2

Jeremie finds out what is new and what isn’t in the design of The Incredibles 2.

Muppet Babies Composers Andy Bean & Keith Horn Make Your Dreams Come True

We speak with the musical team behind the new Muppet Babies and find out how they kept it sounding classic yet contemporary.

Of Rabbits and Ducks: a chat with composer Dominic Lewis

Rising star in the film music sphere Dominic Lewis has found success in feature films, TV, and animation. AV speaks with him about his current projects: Peter Rabbit and DuckTales.

Revolving around Revolting Rhymes with directors Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer

Read about the conception of the Oscar-nominated short, adapting the work of Roald Dahl, in our exclusive interview.

Director/writer Robin Joseph satisfies our curiosity about Fox & The Whale

As we look forward to the Oscar nomination announcements, learn more about one of the shorts in the running, in an AV exclusive!

Production Designer Carlos Zaragoza puts a smile on The Emoji Movie

We have a chat to learn about the inspirations and the challenges for this interesting film project.