Spiderman into the Spider-Verse: 2D or 3D?

Every once in while an animated movie comes out that is impossible to ignore. Spiderman Into the Spider-Verse is one of those movies. It is without a doubt one of the best animated films I’ve ever seen. Apparently I’m not alone. The film won the 2019 Academy Award for best animated feature film. But what is it that made this …

The Worst Thing About Being a Freelancer

Life as a freelancer (of any kind) can be tough. It’s based around the idea of waiting for someone to choose you. Pick you. Almost all artists experience that reality. Think of actors. Their whole world is based around waiting for someone to pick them. Yes, you can go to more and more auditions, but it essentially boils down to hoping …

Is Flash Being Discontinued by Adobe? All the Facts

I’ve seen statements like this all over different comment sections, and people still ask me if they should get our Flash Animation course, with the fear that the software will be discontinued soon and they’re concerned whether or not it’s even worth getting into it. I want to make this very clear, once and for all: Animate CC (formerly named …

Best Animation Documentaries

Welcome to our curated list of the best animation documentaries. This lists consists of what I consider to be the most educational and inspirational films about the animation industry and its people. From Disney in the West to Studio Ghibli in the east. Enjoy! Watch the movie One of the most eye-opening documentaries about the inner-workings of Disney (at least for the timeframe …

2016: A Year in Review

Every year I like to take a few moments to write up some thoughts on the passing year, reflect on successes and failures, and write some of my plans for the future. So how was 2016? Last year I wrote that 2015 was the biggest year for Bloop Animation, and I feel like saying that again this year, but I realize …

Bloop Animation Is 3 Years Old

Work piled up lately, and it seems I missed Bloop Animation’s 3rd birthday! This is also the first time I’m acknowledging any kind of anniversary for Bloop, and that’s because most of the time I’m preoccupied with the many projects we have going on at any moment (our short films, books, courses, YouTube shows and articles) that I don’t really …