And Now for Something Entirely Brilliant!

Zahed, Ramin
February 2010
Animation;Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
The article features animator Pendleton Ward who developed the animated short film "Adventure Time with Finn and Jake." He was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Short in 2008 and developed it into a new series on television. According to television series executive producer Fred Seibert, the genius of original short was in the manner in which Ward was able to deal with main characters Finn and Jake shifted from one subject to the next.


Related Articles

  • Speedy Animation Tool Goes Wide.  // Animation;Nov2012, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p64 

    The article provides brief information on the BaskeMus Cartoon Broadcast System (CBS) Animation system, a tool which allows television producers to easily and inexpensively create animated content.

  • TOON BOOM.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/21/2003, Vol. 376 Issue 50, pS-1 

    Reports that after a few years of slow decline, the U.S. animated television entertainment sector is witnessing a growth surge again and attracting a larger audience including a sizeable section of teenagers and adults. Range of high quality animated shows planned by various channels; Creation...

  • Animal attraction. Smurthwaite, Nick // Design Week;10/2/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p36 

    Features the animated television series, 'Creature Comforts,' directed by Richard Golieszowski. Details about the production and creation of the series; Plot and characters; Producers and animators involved in the project.

  • Drawing to a Close? Deneroff, Harvey // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;09/26/2000, Vol. 364 Issue 48, pA-6 

    Reports on trends in television animation production in Asia. Effects of the reduction in television production in the United States; Growth opportunities in computer animation; Key animation markets in the region.

  • Animation biz looks outside country for coin. de Pablos, Emiliano // Variety;9/24/2001, Vol. 384 Issue 6, p54 

    Provides information on the production of animated television programs and films in Spain. Remarks from Nacho Fernandez Vega, chief executive of the Arbol Group, about producing cartoon programs; Profitability of producing animated programs; List of adult and teen animation programs.

  • Sketch Fads.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;09/26/2000, Vol. 364 Issue 48, pA-12 

    Looks at animation trends in major territories. Growth of the animation sector through partnerships and co-productions with offshore producers; Major animation houses in various countries; Hours of animated television programming.

  • What Animation Means to Me….  // Animation;Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p74 

    The article provides several answers to the question of what animation means to the individuals interviewed including the storyboard artist Brad Ableson, the animated television program creator and producer Dan Povenmire and the animation designer and director Phil Mendez.

  • EDITOR'S NOTE. Zahed, Ramin // Animation;Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p2 

    The article comments on trends pertaining to the popularity of animation and animated television programs and films in Asia, specifically in Japan, Korea, China, the Philippines and Singapore. In China, the State Administration of Radio, Film and TV has decided to ban television series and films...

  • The Future Effect. McLean, Tom // Animation;Feb2015, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p6 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses articles within the issue on topics including animated television programs, special effects in motion pictures, and nominees for the animation industry's Annie Awards.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics