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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 Pal’s tremendous legacy. This includes his current campaign to restore and release another set of amazing Puppetoons.

Looking at the Critical Role animated Kickstarter campaign with Sam Riegel

Animated Views explores the historic Kickstarter campaign turning the Dungeons & Dragons livestream into an animated series with cast member and executive 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.

Pixar Production Designer Harley Jessup “remembers” Coco

Our exclusive interview with the veteran Pixar team member also gives a peek at the gorgeous imagery from the upcoming film.

Disney historian Didier Ghez reveals the hidden art of Disney’s late golden age

We discuss the third volume in this important book series, in an exclusive interview with the author.

A tribute to X. Atencio

We acknowledge the recent passing of a Disney legend by re-presenting a series of interviews that Jeremie completed with the fondly remembered artist and Imagineer.

“With a smile and a song” with music historian James Bohn

Find out more about the Music In Disney’s Animated Features, a new book addressing this under-represented aspect of Disney research, in our exclusive interview!

VIEW Conference 2017: an interview with director Maria Elena Gutierrez

Jeremie has an exclusive interview with the director of this important graphics and animation conference.

Production Designer Bill Cone feels at “Eze” in the world of Cars 3

To get behind-the-scenes of one of summer’s most anticipated films, we met with Bill Cone, who was instrumental in giving Cars 3 its visual identity and soul.

For Smurfs: The Lost Village‘s art department, it’s great to feel blue!

We discuss the new design of the Smurfs and their world, with the new film’s character designer and production designer, in this exclusive interview.

Welcome…to Moana orchestrator and song arranger Dave Metzger!

Learn how the Disney tradition and the sounds of the Pacific combined to form the masterful soundtrack to Disney’s Moana, in our exclusive interview.

Some time with Borrowed Time directors Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj

Time and redemption figure into this moving western tale, from two Pixar animators, who exclusively tell us about developing their film.

Around the world with Mila: interview with art director Alexandra Kavalova

As the production of the promising independent short surges ahead, we have an exclusive chat with the project’s Bulgarian-Canadian art director.

How Disney historian Didier Ghez wrote (twice) as he pleased…

We talk to Ghez about the second book in his series that sheds light on unsung Disney artists and their work.

Around the world with Mila: interview with Visual Development Supervisor Cesar Alejandro Montero Orozco

Our latest update on the development of Mila focuses on the look of this ambitious independent short.

Around the world with Mila: Additional Character Designer Matthew Bates

Our exclusive look at Mila continues with another key member of the production team.

Around the world with Mila: Writer (and Director) Cinzia Angelini

The driving force behind this special project tells AV how she translated family memories into a short film, in this exclusive interview.

Composer Mark Watters on Disney’s Silly Symphonies music

We learn about the music from the classic shorts, and how it was arranged for the upcoming LACO concert, in this exclusive interview.

Robert Kondo & Dice Tsutsumi talk about “rising” Moom

The creators of The Dam Keeper found new challenges in adapting a Japanese book for their latest project.