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…

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Shannon Sawyer, Cartoons Underground’s guest author, reviews The Little Prince, an animated movie based on the book of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The year of 2015 already feels like a long time ago as January comes to a close, but it’s also a chance to look back on events, but for the sake of time…

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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…

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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 CartoonBrew insiders, Scott Thill and Amid Amidi has so graciously curated. You may find the original article…

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Cartoons Underground sat down with Alain Ughetto, a seasoned animator, director and filmmaker. We spoke about his inspirations, his career, and his aspirations. We have also talked about Jasmine (2013), a mixed-media animated film that explores love in the midst of a revolution.   ABOUT THE ARTIST How did you start your career? A: I first…

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Movie Title: Paranorman Produced by: LAIKA Distributed by : Focus Features Initial Release: August 17, 2012 Directors: Sam Fell, Chris Butler Running Time: 01 h 33 m Screenplay: Chris Butler Story By: Arianne Sutner, Stephen Stone Let’s start these reviews off with the film that got me seriously considering animation as a career and is…

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We spoke to Samuel Lim, a multimedia and animation student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. We spoke about his aspirations and experiences. I hope that you enjoy reading this interview as much as we enjoyed conducting it!   What do you hope to achieve from your course/ studies at this academy? I studied Game Art and…

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We sat down with Derrick Song, an Art Lecturer at 3DSense Media School Singapore.  Derrick has more than 7 years of industry experience working as a Concept Artist and Modeler. He was the Art Director of Zealot Digital (a subsidiary of Softworld, Taiwan), and has also worked with Ksatria and KOEI. He has worked on…

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Cartoons Underground caught up with David Kwok, an early pioneer of the CGI industry in Singapore. A strong advocate of the development of 3D animation in Singapore, David is no stranger in the animation industry, having founded Singapore Animators Connection (SAC), Tiny Island Productions, and CG protege Animation School. David wears many hats – he…

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[vimeo 85452691 w=500 h=281] Animation Reel 2014 from Mark Wee on Vimeo. Indie Animator Mark Wee seizes the opportunity to explore his favourite medium, Animation.  Having screened his short film; The Animals in the previous edition of Cartoons Underground, we caught up with local independent animator Mark Wee to discuss the challenges of being a young independent…

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