February 20, 2002
The FWA - Interview 004 with Nicholas Da Silva

The FWA – Interview 004 with Nicholas Da Silva - 2002

When we launched the site back on July 25th of 2001, we were relatively unknown to the flash community. However, we still managed to receive about 3 million hits in just a few weeks. I think it has something to do with us receiving the FWA ONE AWARD from FWA. – Nicholas Da Silva – […]

November 2, 2002
FlashTV™ is Macromedia's Site of the Day

FlashTV™ is Macromedia’s Site of the Day - 2002

Internet thrills the video star at Macromedia Flash community site.

January 1, 2003
PSNEXT Issue 002 - Grandmaster Flash

PSNEXT Issue 002 – Grandmaster Flash - 2003

Scratch the surface beneath the Internet’s shiny corporate veneer and you’ll find that a revolution is brewing. Armed with flash technology and the intention to amuse, subvert and offend, a host of renegade web animators and game designers are making punk programming a reality.

December 1, 2004
Computers Arts Issue 103 - ZOOLOOK CA Interview

Computers Arts Issue 103 – ZOOLOOK - 2004

Computer Arts Interview On his website, Nicholas Da Silva is know as the Dreamer. But with a list of job titles as long as his arms, and a relentless stream of top class projects and clients heading his way, there’s precious little time for dreaming…

March 1, 2006
Web Design: Flash Sites (Icons) - FlashTV

Web Design: Flash Sites (Icons) - 2006

Many of the most captivating websites are created using the Flash program, which allows total creative freedom and maximum interactivity. In its early days, Flash was used mainly for art and design sites, but more recently, large companies – even Citibank – are using it. This guide covers the best and most innovative websites that […]

January 1, 2007
Computers Arts Project Issue 93 - Flash Films

Computers Arts Project Issue 93 – Flash Films - 2007

As Flash’s capabilities have grown, so has the scope and quality of movies created with it. We look at the growth of an internet phenomenon…

January 5, 2007
Adobe Success Stories - New ways to tell tales

Adobe Success Story | New ways to tell tales - 2007

Nicholas Da Silva brings stories to life and inspires other artists using Adobe® software

February 12, 2008
Web Designer Issue 141 - Web Designer ‘Hot 100’ revealed

Web Designer ‘Hot 100’ revealed - 2008

Respected web design magazine kicks off an exciting online year with an exclusive countdown of key industry movers and shakers

April 7, 2008
Web Designer Issue 143 - Behind the Scenes with Nicholas Da Silva

Web Designer Issue 143 – Behind the Scenes with Nicholas Da Silva - 2008

Anyone familiar with our Hot 100 feature in issue 141 should know the guy at number 79. Those still not in the know, don’t worry, he’s number 1 this month! – Mark Billen, EDITOR, Web Designer Magazine (UK)

April 29, 2008
Layers Magazine May/June 2008 - From Paper to Flash: A Professional Workflow

From Paper to Flash: A Professional Workflow - 2008

Nicholas Da Silva brings stories to life and inspires other artists using Adobe software

October 23, 2008
Web Designer Issue 150 - Flash Gurus (Pt II) Curtis & Da Silva

Flash Gurus (Pt II) Curtis & Da Silva - 2008

The Motion men Hillman Curtis 
vs Nicholas Da Silva Flash isn’t all about web design. There’s a huge community built around making short films and animations – just ask our gurus…

January 12, 2009
Web Designer Issue 153 - Web Designer ‘Hot 100’ revealed

Web Designer Hot 100 – 2009 - 2009

If 2008 was anything to go by, the web design world can look forwrd to great things over the coming 12 months. This year, we’ve invited the community at large to contribute to our annual countdown of the unmissable tips for greatness expected across 2009…

February 9, 2009
Web Designer Issue 154 - Take your Flash films to new HD heights

Web Designer Issue 154 – Take Your Flash films to new HD heights - 2009

Animation Genius goes all high definition on us The man behind the hugely cool ZOOLOOK returns to our panel of experts for another exclusive Flash masterclass. This month he’s revealing trade secrets behind animating in high definition , and frankly we cannot wait to see the results. All hail Da Silva!

January 4, 2010
ABC7 News - KGO Bay Area and San Francisco News - Nicholas Da Silva

Brightstorm | Website makes math fun, easy to learn - 2010

January 14, 2010
Web Designer Issue 166 - The Hot 100

Web Designer Hot 100 – 2010 - 2010

As the curtain falls on another exciting year, we’ve cranked the fires once again for our annual look at what’s set to get hot over the next 12 months. If it’s not on the list then it isn’t worth worrying about!

July 29, 2010
Web Designer Issue 173 - Convert Flash video to HTML 5

Web Designer Issue 173 – Convert Flash video to HTML 5 - 2010

No Flash Video on the iPad? No Problem! Nicholas Da Silva and Daniel Zhu will show you how to convert your flash-based video page and video files to HTML5 for viewing on the iPad!

June 12, 2013
CNN Feature | Dread & Alive®

CNN: Think you know your superheroes? - 2013

Are you a comic book geek? CNN dives into the world of comic books.

September 7, 2015
Afropunk Feature | Dread & Alive®

Dread & Alive – Brazilian Artist Nicholas Da Silva’s Jamaican Inspired Comic Book Series - 2015

Check out Jamaican inspired comic book series ‘Dread & Alive’. The series, which its creator claims is the first superhero comic book with a Jamaican as the protagonist, is created by Brazilian born writer and artist Nicholas Da Silva and published by ZOOLOOK – it follows Drew McIntosh before, during and after being empowered by […]

June 20, 2018
Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots

Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots - 2018

After the commercial success of Black Panther, a new generation of black people is seeking authentic representation. We’re continuing our weeklong series on Black comic books with Nicholas Da Silva. He’s the writer and creator of Dread & Alive, a Jamaican-inspired multimedia series including comic books, novels, and music. He is also the founder of […]

June 21, 2018
Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots

Beyond Black Panther: Meet 7 Black And Latinx Writers Working In Comics Today - 2018

Comics bring fictional characters to life through illustration and dialogue — but black characters, if included at all, have historically been portrayed as subservient, lazy, or dumb. Now, some writers and illustrators of color are changing the narrative.

July 20, 2018
The Duck Store | Dread & Alive®

Dread & Alive® Series available at the Duck Store - 2018

Dread & Alive® Series available at The Duck Store – University of Oregon.

October 31, 2018
Irie™ Magazine | October 2018 Halloween Edition featuring Dread & Alive®: Nine Night™

IRIE Magazine’s Halloween edition features Dread & Alive: Nine Night - 2018

  IRIE™, the international reggae magazine for everything roots rock reggae music, today released its October 2018 World Reggae edition (#05.10) of IRIE™ featuring Dread & Alive® on the cover!

December 11, 2018
Pre-order ZOOLOOK's new single, Trod, from the Dread & Alive Soundtrack Series.

ZOOLOOK releases new single, Trod, from the Dread & Alive series! - 2018

ZOOLOOK’s new single, Trod, from the Dread & Alive series is available for Pre-order! The official release date is January 6, 2019 (Accompong Day).

IRIE Magazine’s Halloween edition features
Dread & Alive: Nine Night

Irie™ Magazine | October 2018 Halloween Edition featuring Dread & Alive®: Nine Night™

  IRIE™, the international reggae magazine for everything roots rock reggae music, today released its October 2018 World Reggae edition (#05.10) of IRIE™ featuring Dread & Alive® on the cover!

Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots

Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots

By Galilee Abdullah   After the commercial success of Black Panther, a new generation of black people is seeking authentic representation. We’re continuing our weeklong series on Black comic books with Nicholas Da Silva. He’s the writer and creator of Dread & Alive, a Jamaican-inspired multimedia series including comic books, novels, and music. He is […]

Dread & Alive – Brazilian Artist Nicholas Da Silva’s Jamaican Inspired Comic Book Series

Afropunk Feature | Dread & Alive®

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor   Check out Jamaican inspired comic book series ‘Dread & Alive’. The series, which its creator claims is the first superhero comic book with a Jamaican as the protagonist, is created by Brazilian born writer and artist Nicholas Da Silva and published by ZOOLOOK – it follows Drew McIntosh before, […]