In 1982, Garfield came to the small screen for his first TV special, Here Comes Garfield, an Emmy-nominated half-hour cartoon directed by Phil Roman and featuring Lorenzo Music as the beloved feline. Composer Desiree Goyette created the memorable music and also served as the human model for Garfield's movements! Watch the clip above and then rewind to see this entire "PM Magazine" segment on the making of "Here Comes Garfield."
Voices is an animation from 1985 by Joanna Priestly, a contemporary film director, producer, animator, and teacher. In "Voices," Priestly animates a 4-minute caricature of herself. She explores her personal fears, worries, negative thoughts, and the way these things affect her daily life. She illustrates these ideas through a totally surreal animation style, where a… READ THE REST
Life in Transition (2005) is a beautiful, strange, and absolutely unique animation by John R. Dilworth, the mastermind behind the beloved Cartoon Network show, Courage the Cowardly Dog. The amount of creativity that Dilworth packed into these 4 minutes is mindblowing. I've always been a big fan of Courage the Cowardly Dog, so it's a… READ THE REST
"The Bats" was drawn and animated by Jim Trainor in 1999. This 8-minute film won at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000, and for good reason. The emotion and beauty of this film lies in its simplicity, both in the way it's drawn and its premise. "The Bats" tells the story of a bat who… READ THE REST
Whether you're a professional builder or a well-equipped dad, nothing beats good old measuring tape. But as we're about to enter 2022, perhaps there's a more efficient tool to carry around, negating the need for not only measuring tape but that entire toolbox you've been lugging around all these years. Whether you're measuring a space… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Have you ever been interested in learning more about a career in photography? Nowadays, with most brands relying heavily on digital marketing, learning professional photography skills can increase your chances in… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Having a clean, uncluttered desk can do wonders for your peace of mind. But, it's rarely convenient and feasible to have a central location to keep the magazines, pens, pencils, newspapers,… READ THE REST