Bob's Burgers

Simpsons, Belchers & Griffins Feature in Fox Fanfare at SDCC

FOX TV is heading to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 with special programming for seven hit series — includings its fan-favorite animated comedies Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family ... Continue Reading →
Rugrats

‘Rugrats’ Returns in New Nick Series, Live-Action Feature

Fans of classic Nicktoons, rejoice! Viacom’s Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures brands have announced that iconic kids series Rugrats is relaunching. Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie ... Continue Reading →
Hellboy

Dark Horse Toasts 25th Hellboy Anniversary at Comic-Con

Now made even more famous by live-action feature films and animated video outings, Mike Mignola’s iconic character Hellboy first appeared in a four-page, black-and-white story in ... Continue Reading →
“Idea to Object”

Emmy-Nominated Artist Dave Pressler Gets MoAH Retrospective

Prolific artist Dave Pressler, known especially for his eye-catching robot characters, will be celebrated with a retrospective exhibit exploring his 20-year career at the Lancaster, ... Continue Reading →
Anime Fest @ NYCC X Anime Expo

NYCC & Anime Expo Join Forces for October Anime Fest

Pop culture fans with a taste for all things otaku won’t want to miss Anime Fest @ NYCC X Anime Expo, taking place at Pier 94 in New York City from October 4-7. The four-day event ... Continue Reading →
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Pics: DreamWorks, Netflix Reveal ‘She-Ra’ First Look

Four fantastic first-look images have been revealed by DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix for the upcoming reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, arriving on streaming ... Continue Reading →
Toto: The Dog-Gone Story of The Wizard of Oz

WAG Adapting Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Oz’ Adventure from Toto’s POV

Warner Animation Group is planning a new, animated feature adventure into the world of the Wizard of Oz, adapted from author Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Toto by comedy and ... Continue Reading →
44 Cats

‘44 Cats’ Will Be Purring Across LatAm on Discovery Kids

Children’s content co Rainbow announced that its new animated series 44 Cats will air across Latin America through the region’s leading pay TV network for preschoolers, Discovery ... Continue Reading →
George Jenson

VFX Artist, Illustrator George Jenson Dies Age 87

Oscar-nominated visual effects artist, art director and illustrator George Jenson — whose credits include sci-fi classics Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
Luis and the Aliens

Trailer: ‘Luis and the Aliens’ Crash Lands with Viva, DIRECTV

European CG family flick Luis and the Aliens has abducted more distribution partners! The film sci-fi comedy has caught the eye of DIRECTV, which will present an early On Demand release ... Continue Reading →
Sterlin K. Brown and Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown Might Heat Up ‘Frozen 2’

Emmy-nominated Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood and Emmy/Golden Globe winning This Is Us lead Sterling K. Brown are reportedly in talks to voice roles in Frozen 2, according to Variety. The ... Continue Reading →
Caracol Cruzando

‘Caracol Cruzando’ Brings Child Migrant’s POV to PBS Online Fest

A new animated short highlighting the plight of refugees from Latin America will bring a distinct perspective to logged-on viewers as Pamela Maria Chavez’s Caracol Cruzando (“Snail ... Continue Reading →
Monster Hunter World

Capcom Plans ‘Monster Hunter’ Special for 2019

Video game giant Capcom is teaming up with Pure Imagination Studios to create an animated special based on a hit action RPG franchise, titled Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild. The ... Continue Reading →
Fraggle Rock

‘Fraggle Rock’ Gets Complete Blu-ray Treatment for 35th Anniversary

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the beloved Jim Henson series, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is debuting Fraggle Rock: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
Massive Monster Mayhem

Animated People: Art Spigel Creates ‘Massive Monster Mayhem’

Since its debut last fall on Nicktoons, DHX Media’s sci-fi competition series Massive Monster Mayhem has engaged young contestants in futuristic missions that involve live game play, ... Continue Reading →
LIVE FACE by Reallusion

Reallusion LIVE FACE for CrazyTalk Unlocks iPhone X Potential

Users of iPhone X are probably familiar with its unique facial tracking power as seen in Animojis in Facetime. Now, Reallusion is looking to unlock the device’s full potential with ... Continue Reading →
The Thief and the Cobbler

Gone, but Not Forgotten: An Animation Professor Revisits Rarely Seen Films

I had never been to San Francisco when I attended Richard Williams’ Animation Masterclass in 1997. All I knew was that he was the Animation Maestro, and I wanted to learn what he ... Continue Reading →
OpenToonz

OpenToonz Software Animates Feudal Epic ‘Batman Ninja’

Japanese tech firm Dwango has revealed that its open source 2D animation software OpenToonz was one of the tools helping bring the Kamikaze Douga studio’s debut animated feature Batman ... Continue Reading →
Ben 10: The Truth Is Out There

Writer CG Lee on BOOM! Studios New ‘Ben 10’ Graphic Novels

Comics publisher BOOM! Studios (Adventure Time, Steven Universe) continues it’s “Road to San Diego” 10-day spotlight of exciting upcoming titles leading into Comic-Con with the ... Continue Reading →
Mill Film

Mark Thorley Named MD for Mill Film Australia

Technicolor’s Academy Award-winning VFX studio Mill Film has appointed Mark Thorley to head its Australia operations as Managing Director. The announcement comes in the wake of the ... Continue Reading →