Category Archives: TV Animation

We live in very dancey times.

What if aliens are out there and through some wacky plot device they have only been able to watch kids cable TV channels like Disney and Nickelodeon. Aliens will dismiss the animation as some kind of abstract art but based on the live action shows … Continue reading

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Nothing to do with illustration but…we cut the Comcast cable TV service today. Felt weird to make the call. Cable TV has entered our minds as being something you MUST have.  THE solution to deliver…what exactly? Episodes of Duck Dynasty? … Continue reading

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Microsoft producing TV shows. The future I have dreamed of is finally here.

“It looks like software giant Microsoft is looking to get into the scripted TV business. I hear that the company has hired a headhunter to search for an experienced executive to serve as a head of scripted.” This very exciting … Continue reading

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Introducing Good Dog Publishing!

At long last the Cave Bear and Duck read-to-me comic book is due in Apple’s App store for the iPad shortly – for FREE! What exactly is it? It’s an all ages appropriate funny animal comic book presented with finger … Continue reading

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Turn off TV aimed at kids

As someone who worked, briefly, but fairly-happily in television animation, I had no built-in hatred for TV animation for kids. And as our daughter got old enough we would watch some TV each day. Usually in the morning and before … Continue reading

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Willamette Writers

I’ve been invited to speak at the Salem Willamette Writers chapter on May 14th. I’ll be talking about writing for children across media. What does that mean? Good question! I created the title of the talk, now I better develop … Continue reading

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UCLA Animation Workshop

A few years back I was a graduate student at UCLA in the MFA Animation program. I did an interview with Chris Sanders (Dir. Lilo and Stitch) for the UCLA Animation Workshop student magazine called Animatrix. A great collection of … Continue reading

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