It’s A Small World: Inspiration

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At Powerhouse Animation Studios we were thrilled to work with Disney Interactive on It’s a Small World: the Animated Series.  We are huge fans of Walt Disney and the Imagineers and artists who designed the original attraction. One of the first pieces we animated for It’s a Small...

Kronies: Get Konnected!

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Chimera Inc. launched their new toy line this week and everyone at Powerhouse can’t wait to Get Konnected with the Kronies! Like us, many people seem to be excited about this mysterious launch. Check out some of the great reviews on Huffington Post, Townhall, and BizPac...

Austin Anijam 2014 with Octopus Project

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Last weekend, a variety of local animators gathered together for an inventive collaboration called Austin AniJam. This event, organized by the Austin Motion Artists Group in conjunction with Moontower VFX, brought animators together for a 2 day project creating the new Octopus...

Powerhouse visits the Happiest Place on Earth!

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The Powerhouse crew was in southern California in November and got the privilege of spending the day at Disneyland with some of the folks from Disney Interactive. Our special tour granted us access to the entire park where we got to experience all of our favorite rides, old and...

Powerhouse hits up CTN Burbank!

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Back in November, Powerhouse took a trip out to Burbank for the annual CTN animation expo. We were able to spend a few days at the convention telling people about our work, checking out the latest impressive endeavors from some of our famous artists and animators, and meeting a...

Don Smith Joins Powerhouse Animation!

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Powerhouse Animation is proud to announce that animation industry veteran, Don Smith, has joined our team to further develop our growing portfolio of animation work. Don has been a director, business leader, and driving force in the Texas animation industry for over 31 years. As...

Mighty Fine Burgers!

Here at Powerhouse Animation there are only two things we love nearly as much as we love cartoons: hamburgers and UT football. Well, maybe I can’t speak for everyone but personally I really love the Longhorns and a great burger. So it was really exciting when the creative team at...

Don Bluth & Gary Goldman Visit

On Friday, Powerhouse Animation had a pretty fantastic and surreal experience. Don Bluth & Gary Goldman, the revolutionary Director/Producer team of yours/mine/everyone’s favorite childhood animated films came to visit us at the studio. The Alamo Drafthouse, in...

Wale (feat. French Montana), ‘Back 2 Ballin’ Video

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Earlier this year, Powerhouse got the amazing opportunity to work with some of the folks from Funny or Die on creating an animation/live action hybrid music video for DC-based rapper Wale. We worked closely with the fantastic Director Brothers who are well known for YouTube...

Webby, CLIO, and the Continuation of Humanity…

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The Powerhouse team was informed today that the delightfully absurd Dikembe Mutombo Old Spice project we worked on last fall won some very prestigious advertising awards! First of all, a HUGE congratulations to the entire team at Wieden + Kennedy Portland, Driftlab, and Adam...