ShoWest Sneaks M:I-3, Fetes Big CGI

ShoWest, the big annual Vegas blowfest for the folk that charge you ten bucks to see a movie and then hit you with big-screen ads, wowed exhibitors from Boston to the Boondocks yesterday ... Continue Reading →

The Russians Are Coming? They’re Already Here

Hold on to your games, boys, the Russians are here. According to a report in today’s trades, Russia’s largest game developer, Nival Interactive, has picked Los Angeles for ... Continue Reading →

French, Vancouverites Team Up For Scholarship

The Vancouver Film School and French ani ecol’ Supinfocom are melding their cultures, methodologies and resources to offer top 3D animation students the opportunity for international ... Continue Reading →

Globo Makes Atomic Breakthrough

Breakthrough Entertainment has secured a major broadcast deal with TV Globo to air the first and second seasons of the animated worldwide-hit series Atomic Betty in Brazil. Breakthrough ... Continue Reading →

Bird to Tame New Disney Mouse

Immediately taking and advantage of the riches the Pixar/Disney marriage promises, the Walt Disney Co. has announced that Pixar star director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) has been tapped ... Continue Reading →

Early Christmas For Korean Ani Industry

The burgeoning animation industry of South Korea has one more notch in its belt today. Daily Variety is reporting that South Korea’s Sieundesign has signed a potentially $10 million ... Continue Reading →

South Park Chef Quits Day Job

Okay, right now, all over the world, headline, copy and joke writers are trying to come up with the best pun/joke/play on words to describe Scientologist actor Isaac Hayes of Shaft ... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Followers Drawn to L.A.’s Wizard World

Once the province of young children, the comic book world continues its phenomenal growth in the adult demographic. Case in point: This St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles, Wizard ... Continue Reading →

British Animators Feel the Love for Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

The British Animation Awards were handed out late last week. And as many artists have proven though the centuries, creativity trumped politics. Although Americans have never been less ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Wants More Child’s Play

Following the advice of leading educators and months of research to survey the opinions of teachers and parents, Cartoon Network has formed a partnership with the National PTA and additional ... Continue Reading →