The Roundup April 30 2012
Baran Mong | Apr 30 2012

@BaranMong brings you a brief collection of animation news and generally inspiring links! 


"Directors You Should Know: Kaj Pindal"

Read the full article on Cartoon Brew

NFB animation legend, happiest animator in the world and beloved long-time Sheridan Classical Animation Professor Kai Pindal ("Peep and the Big Wide World", "What on Earth!", to name a few) was featured this week, on Cartoon Brew:

"Kaj Pindal, who turns eighty-five years old this year, ranks up there as one of my all-time favorite animators..." -Amid Amidi

"Laugh Lines" about Kai (via Amir Avi)


Kai Pindel's Blog 

Motorcity Scene Breakdowns

Titmouse goes beyond the call of duty and shares some scene breakdowns (rough to composite) of their process on the new Motorcity premiering on Disney XD April 30 2012.


Toon On Tap

TORONTO-  Go get your gesture on. Check the Toons on Tap Faceook Page for more information on  these ongoing series of events.

Toons On Tap April 30th Poster


Self Publishing Panel Discussion from Creative Talent Network

"the journey and the world of the creator/self publisher who has chosen this DIY route and who proudly wears the multiple hats of Author, Illustrator, Layout/Design, Printing, Publishing, Marketing/Advertising , Sales and “Creator"

(via Flooby Nooby)


How small are Atoms?

A perspective altering animated short from TED|Ed

(via Open Culture)