Animation Link Roundup: February 19, 2022

A new video from Chad VanGaalen, behind the scenes of the opening credits of Netflix's The House, shakeups at the NFB, and other news from the world of animation

Still from the Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers trailer: a 2D-styled Dale, wearing photorealistic clothing, glares at something off-camera as a CGI Chip (a chipmunk in a Hawaiian shirt) looks on

• Free, ad-supported streaming platform Tubi TV is expanding its animation offerings through a deal with GKids, including films like Ernest & Celestine, Nocturna, The Painting, and A Town Called Panic
• The Canadian Screen Awards released their 2022 nominees, and they apparently really like the Corner Gas animated series
• Warner Bros has announced a Lord of the Rings anime, directed by Kenji Kamiyama, and set in the dwarven fortress of Helm's Deep
• The always fabulous Animation Obsessive newsletter talked to Worthikids' Ian Worthington about his unique approach to 2D and 3D animation in Blender
Italy's VIEW festival is hosting a free online conversation featuring creatives behind all five Best Animated Feature Oscar nominees on March 4
• Lastly, it's been a sad week for the animation community, the passing of animator and educator Lina Gagnon, Daria writer Anne D. Bernstein, and legendary Canadian director Ivan Reitman, producer of 1981's Heavy Metal

Disney has decided to go very, very meta with the new Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers movie (directed by Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer), if this trailer is anything to go by