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HomestarRunner.Com Share Ins and Outs of Flash Animation

Matt and Mike Chapman discuss the future of HomestarRunner.Com (February 15, 2006)

In a podcast interview with Lynda Weinman, Founder and President of Flashforward, Matt and Mike Chapman share their experiences in Flash animation as the creators of, a Flash animation website that has been live since January of 2000.  In this conversation the ?Brothers Chap explore topics ranging from how the company was started, why they still use Flash 5, their no-pop-up-ads policy, and their feelings on presenting for the first time anywhere a session called ?How and Why Homestar Runner Cartoons Get Made at this years Flashforward2006 Seattle Conference.  To hear the full interview with the Chapman brothers, please visit

" is one of the most popular cartoon sites on the Internet. The founders, Mike and Matt Chapman have never before spoken at a technology conference. We're thrilled to invite them to speak, and share their techniques, stories and workflow with the Flashforward community."

-Lynda Weinman, Flashforward Founder and President 

Sponsored by Adobe, Flashforward2006 is the largest and longest-running Flash® technology-focused conference in the world. In a period of six years, the conference has been attended by over 20,000 professionals from more than 45 countries, in industries ranging from design to animation to motion graphics. This year, Flashforward2006 Seattle will house exhibits and over-60 workshops and sessions, conducted by acclaimed speakers and industry professionals, all designed to give attendees a competitive edge in the market. 

Tickets are available now at or call 877-435-2744. For more information on Flashforward2006 Seattle, please contact Adriana Sol at or 305 576 1171 x16 

About Flashforward
Flashforward is the worlds first, largest, and most-renowned conference focusing on Flash, recently acquired by Adobe Systems. Since its inception six years ago, more than 20,000 professionals in the industries of design, interactivity, animation, video, and motion graphics have attended 14 events in cities such as San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, and London. The Flashforward Film Festival takes place in conjunction with the conference, and showcases the most innovative and cutting-edge Flash techniques throughout the world.  For more information, please visit  

About is known in the industry for being a leader in digital arts education. Founded ten years ago by Lynda Weinman, best-selling author and digital arts design instructor, has managed to stay true to its mission of helping media designers and communicators understand how to use professional tools and design to enhance visual communication through web, print, and motion graphics. Currently, the Online Learning Library TM has over 10,000 training tutorials on more than 160 software tools from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Corel, Discreet, and other small companies.

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