Dear Basketball

‘Dear Basketball’ Gets Lauches on go90

Acclaimed animated short Dear Basketball arrived Monday on Verizon’s go90 streaming service, in partnership with Granity Studios and Believe Entertainment Group. The 5-minute ... Continue Reading →
Our Cartoon President

Trailer: Showtime Dates Premiere of Colbert’s ‘Our Cartoon President’

Showtime has set a premiere date for US politics lampoon toon Our Cartoon President from Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht. Greenlit back in July, the 10-episode, half-hour series will ... Continue Reading →
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10 Films Head into VFX Oscar Bake Off

The race for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects has 10 remaining films, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049, and War for the Planet of the Apes. These ... Continue Reading →
Oscar Isaac

MGM Sets ‘Addams Family’ for 2019; Oscar Isaac in Talks for Gomez

MGM has announced that its animated The Addams Family feature film will be released on October 11, 2019 — just in time for Halloween! Based on the classic cartoons by Charles ... Continue Reading →
Skylanders Academy

Enroll in Skylanders Academy

How Skylanders Academy avoided the curse of many gaming franchises and became a show loved by ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Meet the Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert’s hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: SIGGRAPH Now ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Join Weta Visual Effects Supervisor Anders Langlands as he discusses the body and facial performance capture used to create ... Continue Reading →
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The Nuttery Teams with Meow Wolf for ‘Galaga Chronicles’

The Nuttery Entertainment has joined forces with creative powerhouse Meow Wolf to develop Galaga Chronicles, an animated series based on the cult-classic BANDAI NAMCO game, announced ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Tippett, Aardman’s Sproxton Set for FMX 2018, Trailer Revealed

Organizers have announced that “Creating Worlds” will be the theme of FMX 2018 – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media (April 24-27, Stuttgart). ... Continue Reading →
Nanoha

Eleven Arts Sets NorAm Release for ‘NANOHA’

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio has picked up North American distribution rights to Magical Girl Lyrical NANOHA Reflection, a movie inspired by hit Japanese animated series which was released ... Continue Reading →
Bob Givens

Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99

Robert “Bob” Givens, an animator whose long and celebrated career brought him through the gamut of 20th century animation milestones from Walt Disney’s Snow White, to the first ... Continue Reading →
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

‘Batman: Gotham By Gaslight’ Premiering at “DC in D.C.”

Over Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC Entertainment will bring their hit TV series and comic-book worlds to Washington, D.C. at the Newseum for “DC ... Continue Reading →
Arkie

Aussie Flick ‘Arkie’ Picked Up for China

Vision Film Entertainment has snapped up animated feature Arkie for distribution in China across some 10,000 theaters. Produced by Passion Pictures (Australia), the fantasy-adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Animating ‘The Ray,’ ‘Simpsons’ Predicted Disney-Fox Deal, Patty Jenkins Receiving PSIFF Honor & More

‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins to Receive PSIFF Award Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival will honor the first female recipient of its Creative Impact in Directing Award in ... Continue Reading →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

‘Birdboy’: How to Make an Indie Angsty Critters Movie

It would be quite an understatement to say that Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero’s  acclaimed Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is unlike any movie you will see this year. After all, ... Continue Reading →
Llama Llama

Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January

Genius Brands International has announced the global premiere of its new animated preschool series Llama Llama on January 26, 2018 via Netflix. Based on the award-winning, bestselling ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Kid Danger

Nickelodeon Debuts ‘Kid Danger’ in January

Nickelodeon will continue the exciting exploits of Henry Hart in all-new animated adventures when The Adventures of Kid Danger premieres Friday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT. The series ... Continue Reading →
Ben Lehmann

Ben Lehmann Named Exec Producer of ‘Sesame Street’

Award-winning Sesame Street producer Ben Lehmann has been tapped by Sesame Workshop to serve as the new Executive Producer of the iconic preschool series, leading the show through its ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
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FCC Axes Net Neutrality

In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the US Federal Communications Commission approved a measure to remove the net neutrality rules it enacted just two years ago, which barred internet providers ... Continue Reading →