Friday, August 26, 2016

‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

From Animation World Network.

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life, the feature-length documentary following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, makes its theatrical debut with a limited engagement in select cities and day-and-date VOD and digital release on Friday, August 26.

The trailer after the fold:

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Musa Gümüs Exhibition at the European Cartoon Center

From the ECC website.

The European Cartoon Center presents, from September 25 until December 18, an exhibition of the work of Turkish cartoonist Musa Gümüs.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

"Yuge: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump"

From ProCartoonists.

Garry Trudeau is the creator of the comic strip “Doonesbury” and the first cartoonist to win the Pulitzer Prize. Perhaps foretelling the future can now be added to his list of talents…

Nearly thirty years ago Trudeau ran a series of comic strips satirising the narcissistic Trump’s political ambitions. They now appear almost prophetic as the strangely coiffeured one’s run for the Presidency unfolds as a clanger riddled farce.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A Case For Pencils

From the blog A Case For Pencils.

Barry Blitt is featured in the latest instalment of "A Case For Pencils", a peek inside the pencil bags of New Yorker cartoonists, created/edited/run by Jane Mattimoe.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Patrick Woodbury honoured

From the NPAC website.

Firefighters were called to the offices of National Defense in Ottawa for a fire on the sixth floor, April 21, 2016.

Patrick Woodbury of LeDroit won the News Photographers Association of Canada's first prize for the best photo of April 2016 in the spot news category.  

Sunday, August 21, 2016

The deadly choices Syrian children face

From Quartz.

Khalid Albaih, a Sudanese cartoonist based in Doha, is one of the most poignant commentators of the struggles of refugees, migrants, and victims of war and religious persecutions. 

Through his cartoons, like one depicting a black Jesus drowned in the Mediterranean, or an angel holding a dead Syrian child, he not only draws attention to tragedies but also the causes behind them.