• On the Job

    Max Beaudry, Meredith Kecskemety, and Paul Chang

    Write On!

    Tons of meetings, pitching wild ideas, and honing their craft—it’s all in a day’s work for these staff writers on animated TV shows.

  • On the Job

    Left Brain, Right Brain

    Left Brain, Right Brain

    More and more talented women are pursuing career opportunities in CG and excelling in the technical side of the industry.

  • In Production

    Glen Keane as “Trash Truck Grandpa”, Henri Keane as “Hank” in Episode 1 of “Trash Truck”  NETFLIX © 2020

    From Trash to Treasure

    Max Keane discusses the inspiration behind his new animated preschool show Trash Truck.

  • On the Job

    Marvel Comics' Spider-Gwen

    Model Solution

    Before an object or character can be animated, it has to be built in a computer-generated environment. Three modelers share the unique art and techniques of this craft.

  • On the Job

    RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET - Storyboard art by Story Artist Luis Logam.

    Story Tellers

    Storyboard artists help weave a tale through images. Here, we speak to three artists on what drew them to the craft and how they stay inspired.

  • Artist Spotlight

    Renaissance Man

    Renaissance Man

    Art instructor Glenn Vilppu shares the journey that led him to become this year’s recipient of the Annie Awards’ Special Achievement Award recognizing his unique and significant impact on the art and industry of animation.

  • Final Note

    New Territory

    New Territory

    As Meet the Robinsons hits its 15-year anniversary, TAG member Amy Smeed reflects on working in what was then the new world of CG animation.

  • Artist Spotlight

    Family Traditions

    Family Traditions

    Holiday family specials are an animation staple, and this year’s crop includes 5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas. Set Model Designer Aric Cheng talks about working on a show he could turn into a holiday tradition with his daughter.

  • Artist Spotlight

    Outback Magic

    Outback Magic

    First-time Director Clare Knight and Director-Writer Harry Cripps discuss Back to the Outback, the tale of a ragtag band of Australian animals that prove being different isn’t a bad thing.

  • Final Note

    A Happy Blur

    A Happy Blur

    Director Vicky Jenson fondly recalls working on Shrek, winner of the first Oscar for Best Animated Feature.

  • Features, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusive Feature

    Gitlevich (front left) in the Oval Office with union organizers, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.

    TAG in the White House

    Rachel Gitlevich shares her journey from Titmouse NY union organizer to the Oval Office.

  • The Local

    Tactical Activism

    Tactical Activism

    Five TAG members reflect on the beginnings of Local 839’s groundbreaking Tactical Action Group.

  • The Local

    Unions Strong

    Unions Strong

    “Stronger together” is more than just a handy catchphrase—it’s the lifeblood of the IATSE Locals lifting each other up to support equity and fair treatment on the job.

  • The Local

    Crystal Kan’s illustration to publicize Portfolio Review Day captures the event’s spirit of mentorship and paying it forward.

    Support System

    With more than 600 submissions this year, TAG’s annual Portfolio Review Day leaped from passion project to industry essential in just three years.

  • The Local

    A sampling from the Showrunner Training Series, Fazal, Hollingsworth, and Hoang represent a few of the types of jobs showrunners work with.

    Showrunner Training Series

    Presented by TAG’s Writers’ Craft Committee, the Showrunner Training Series features interviews with people in various roles a showrunner might interact with during the course of a production.

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