2016 was a great year for Cartoons Underground (though sadly not so great for the rest of the world) We saw the biggest festival for Cartoons Underground in 2016, our fifth annual edition, with 600 attendees, 8 screenings, five local films, … Continue reading
It’s less than 24 hours (!!) before the 5th edition of Cartoons Underground kicks off with a bang! In an exclusive interview, we speak to Vicky Chen, Co-Founder and Festival Director, Tan Wei Keong, Program Director, and Jia Lee, graphic designer/illustrator … Continue reading
Cartoons Underground speaks to Don Bosco, the founder of Super Cool Books, and a talented writer who has established himself in Singapore’s literary circles. Filled with insight and expertise, Don shares about his business, as well as his observations about Singapore’s … Continue reading
I had the utmost pleasure to interview Bobby or as some of you might know him as YiXiong. I’ve been obsessed with his hamster guinea pig character since last year. His guinea pig is just too adorable, and hilarious, just look … Continue reading
The National Book Development Council of Singapore launched the All In! Young Writers Festival, a festival that is tailored to young writers, on the 12th and 13th of March. All In! celebrates its eighth year in 2016, and its latest festival … Continue reading
Beautiful pages form Australian artist Liz Steel.
Sydney based architect specialising in media projects, who is also an obsessive sketcher. Since discovering watercolour in a field kit in 2006 she has not stopped painting her life in her sketchbook. Her architectural background gives her an analytical and conceptual approach to art.
Patrick Smith, co-founder and advisor of Cartoons Underground, and co-writer at ScribbleJunkies Blog, started exploring different types of sketchbooks from artists from all around the world. Looking into these Epic Sketchbooks we see more personal work from these artists and get to know their thought process and them as people in a more intimate way. Thanks Pat for sharing these Sketchbooks!
We hope your celebration, hopes and dreams of 2015 came true, if not, then let’s welcome in 2016 with open arms and a refreshing change. 2016 is an exciting time for Animation with a list of must watch movies which … Continue reading
Written by Tiffany Lim. An updated version of this article may be found Media Context’s online portal. Double Negative is an award-winning company that specialises in computer animation and visual effects. It has won Visual Effects Society awards for Inception … Continue reading
Written by Tiffany Lim. An updated version of this article may be found on Media Context’s online portal. Cartoons Underground touched on entrepreneurship, which is quickly becoming one of the most important components to a career in animation. Production companies … Continue reading
Written by Tiffany Lim. This article may also be found on Media Context’s Online Portal. “Conversations: Creating New Realities, Animation Now and Next” provided its attendees with valuable insights into the animation industry. It was held at the ArtScience Museum, and … Continue reading