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Animation director Gene Deitch (Kim’s father) talks about his collaboration with Maurice Sendak on the official animated version of Where The Wild Things Are (as well as In The Night Kitchen) that was produced by Weston Woods during the 1970s. Storyboards, notes, video clips, and correspondance from Maurice himself make for a fascinating read for both animators and illustrators alike.
The Gorgeous Matte Paintings that Made Lord of the Rings and Fifth Element Feel Real
Movie Simpsons is a growing collection of movie references made by your favourite yellow family.
Studio 360 talks about an ongoing series by Scott Timberg at Salon.com called No Sympathy For The Creative Class which explores how artists are making 20–45% less income than before the recession.