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Discover The Life Of A Comic Artist With AT&T’s R.A.I.D. Studio Documentary
Discover The Life Of A Comic Artist With AT&T’s R.A.I.D. Studio Documentary
Drawing comics is time-consuming, sometimes crushing, occasionally rewarding, and almost impossible to quit if you love it. And it helps if you get to do it around other artists who love it as much as you do. Those are some of the key takeaways from Comic Book Artists: Next Generation, an AT&T U-Verse documentary about the artists at Toronto's R.A.I.D. Studio (a.k.a. the Royal Academy of Illustration and Design; though it's not a real Royal Academy in the strictest sense). The studio has ten resident artists, but the half-hour documentary shines a light on four key players: Ramón Pérez, Marcus To, Francis Manapul and Kalman Andrasofszky.
Boom Studios Expands Executive Lineup Upon Moving To Fox Lot
Boom Studios Expands Executive Lineup Upon Moving To Fox Lot
Boom! Studios has officially opened up shop on the 20th Century Fox lot, as per the publisher's first-look deal with the studio, and has taken the opportunity to expand and reshuffle its executive offices. Stephen Christy, who was the editor-in-chief at Archaia before Boom! acquired it last year, has shifted into the position of president of development for the publisher. Christy will now oversees
BOOM! Studios & 20th Century Fox Ink Lucrative First-Look Deal
BOOM! Studios & 20th Century Fox Ink Lucrative First-Look Deal
20th Century Fox and BOOM! Studios have agreed to a first-look deal that guarantees creators will see a large percentage of any monies taken in from projects based on their work. Under the deal, BOOM! will get an unspecified amount of first-dollar gross (or box office, minus the split with cinemas) on movies adapted from its properties, which means the company gets a piece of the pie whether the m
BOOM! & Archaia Editors-in-Chief
BOOM! & Archaia Editors-in-Chief
Last week comic book publisher BOOM! Studios announced it had acquired Archaia Entertainment with a view to positioning the company behind award-winning books like David Petersen’s Mouse Guard and the Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand by Ramón Pérez as a fully functioning imprint, with Archaia’s staff and corporate culture intact. It was good news for both Los Angeles-based publishers, but not necessari