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Spike & Mike's Classic Festival of Animation 2002
"...by: Various. Both punk rock and Spike & Mike's animation festivals (Classic, Sick & Twisted, et al.) are 25..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's 1999 Classic Festival of Animation
"...perennial faves Craig “Spike” Decker and Mike Gribble's ongoing animation fest. Not to be confused with S&M's far more..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's 1998 Classic Festival of Animation
"...Directed by: Various. Those titans of animation-festival programming are back again, this time with a well-rounded..."

July 3, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Film Society Presents a Night of Texas Animation
Animation showcase draws artists together
"...Richard Linklater's dreamlike Waking Life put Austin on the animation map, and the imminent release of Keith Maitland's UT..."

July 22, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Fourth Animation Celebration
"...Directed by: Various. This fourth animation celebration from Expanded Entertainment proves my long-standing theorem that..."

March 27, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Industry Advocates Women in Animation Open Austin Chapter
Rooster Teeth, Powerhouse pledge to support women's careers
"...to a grinding halt. The exception seems to be animation, and now two of Austin's biggest studios have come..."

April 24, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

RTX Animation Festival Premieres Powerhouse's Castlevania
Rooster Teeth's Gray G. Haddock on the "new golden age of animation"
"...or TVs. That's why Gray G. Haddock, head of animation at Austin's Rooster Teeth studio, has been shepherding the..."

July 7, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Best of the International Tournee of Animation
"...one film the “best” of 25 years of festival animation is a risky proposition at best; at worst, you..."

Aug. 20, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

1991 Festival of Animation
"...Directed by: Various. Unlike such previous animation festivals as the International Tournee of Animation and the..."

Aug. 23, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Animation Show 2005
This second incarnation of the Mike Judge- and Don Hertzfeldt-produced animation anthology is, if anything, even better than the first.
"...second incarnation of the Mike Judge- and Don Hertzfeldt-produced animation anthology is, if anything, even better than the first...."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's '97 Festival of Animation
"...Directed by: Various. Another day, another animation festival from those wacky guys at S&M. As always,..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Division Head Steps Down at Rooster Teeth Animation
Studio to address worker stress, conditions
"...years of growth, is stepping down as head of animation...."

June 17, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Animation Show
Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt inaugurate a new annual series of animation collections.
"...Directed by: Various. All hail. There’s a new animation show making the rounds, and it’s such a delight..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2001
"...at Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation, who've been bringing us just those sort of cartoon..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

General Chaos: Uncensored Animation
"...Directed by: Various. Manga Entertainment unleashes yet another animation barrage of questionable taste with this new entry in..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Illustrated World at AFS Cinema's New Season of Animation
There’s more to animation than Disney and Miyazaki
"...For years, animation fans looking for alternatives to Disney felt like their..."

July 5, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool
"...entry from director Gabriel Osorio, employs remarkably intricate stop-motion animation to tell the story of a lonely papa bear..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The British Animation Invasion
"...humor are contagious. The films employ a variety of animation methods though most of them favor hand drawing and..."

June 28, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pandemic Production: Brad Graeber, Powerhouse Animation
"We have more pitches and more interest than we ever have had.”
"...Brad Graeber, Co-founder, CEO/CCO of Powerhouse Animation Credits include: Seis Manos, Gods & Heroes, Castlevania, DC..."

July 2, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2006
Know this going in: Sex and violence are the currency of Spike & Mike’s gory, twisted economy.
"...Mike’s annual festival of gross-out cartoons with cutting edge animation – unless it’s the cutting edge on the broken..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wallace and Gromit: The Best of Aardman Animation
"...best work to come out of England's distinguished Aardman animation studios since its inception in 1972. Besides offering some..."

June 14, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

RTX Animation Heads Into Final Space
TBS animated comedy leads lineup including Austin-made Seis Manos
"...SF comedy Final Space to the lineup for RTX Animation, taking place within their larger RTX Austin conference this..."

May 1, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

RTX: Austin Animation Update
New Rooster Teeth show, Castlevania, and more
"...Rooster Teeth, there were big announcements there for local animation outfits Powerhouse and Mighty Coconut as well...."

July 17, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool
"...nominations for an Academy Award in the field of animation, the five chosen short films all boast some excellence..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2008
Another compilation of old and new animated spectacles guaranteed to rot your eyeballs.
"...observation is unlikely to register with fans of mainstream animation, nor is it likely to evoke melancholy in PETA..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation '98
"...find Spike & Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation '98 “…utterly without redeeming social value by contemporary community..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation
Five works of superior, ambitious animation.
"...boasting – to no one’s surprise – superior, ambitious animation. “Possessions,” by Shuhei Morita, is based on a legend..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2005
Spike & Mike has always been a hit-or-miss program, and this year is no different, with a few genuinely brilliant pieces surrounded by examples of puerile fun and juvenile humor.
"...Mike Gribble initiated this surprisingly durable cavalcade of objectionable animations and crass anti-commercialism? It has, but what’s most remarkable..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Too Outrageous Animation
"...perversion and violence, for what it's worth, Too Outrageous Animation succeeds on a grand scale. Unfortunately, that's all it..."

Aug. 26, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Twenty-Fourth International Tournee of Animation
"...the old children's yarn, to its similar (identical, really) animation style and soundtrack. Matching that, but slightly less grim,..."

April 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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