CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

Citizen Dog by Mark OHare

The comic strip Citizen Dog is something you need in your life RIGHT NOW! It’s utterly brilliant and with everywhere in lockdown (from Manchester to LA) I can guarantee it will brighten your day. You’ll definitely be familiar with the work of 2-time Emmy award winner Mark O’Hare. Having graduated Continue reading CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

THE CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE WITH MOVIE STUDIO IDENTS

You decide to take a trip to the local cinema on a cold winter’s night. The sun went down almost 5 hours ago yet it’s only 8pm. There’s a buzz in the air about the film you’re here to see, the trailer kicks ass and the director has shown some Continue reading THE CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE WITH MOVIE STUDIO IDENTS

STOP ME IF YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE

It’s the summer of 1998 in L.A. and some sweaty little man with bad coffee breath is pitching an idea to two Dreamworks executives, each with a cigar between their fat stubby little fingers. Sweaty man: “OK guys, I have a great idea, listen to this. Gimme all of your Continue reading STOP ME IF YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016

“The time has come again…” For better or for worse, it is closing time for the year 2016. Which means it is time for our annual tradition of naming a top 30 songs. The usual rules apply so no repeating artists and only music that made a significant impact during Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016

ONE FOR THE KIDS

If you have kids then you’ll know how they can be repetitive. I don’t mean that to sound bad, what I mean is they thrive on routine and if you give them something that they like, they’ll do it again and again until it’s no fun any more and you Continue reading ONE FOR THE KIDS

THE DEARTH OF STOP-MOTION ANIMATION

That’s not a spelling mistake in the heading of the article. Stop motion is not dead – it lives on strongly in the world of Aardman in particular. But there are general concerns from me that the sheer workload and costs incurred with such a heavy schedule in producing this Continue reading THE DEARTH OF STOP-MOTION ANIMATION