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LEGO ‘Ninjago’ Movie Coming in 2016

‘Tis the season for major animated motion-picture date disclosures! Warner Bros. has announced the release date for its spin-off from The LEGO Movie ($460.8 million worldwide) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars’ Return In Exclusive DMA Short

Fans of Lightning McQueen and the rest of the Radiator Springs gang can check out an all-new short format adventure featuring the vehicular heros of Cars, available today exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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The Academy Presents The Art of Illustration

In conjunction with the “Icons of Animation” exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan (June 4 – August 16), The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Magics Up NoAm Rights for ‘Sailor Moon’

VIZ Media continues to prove it is the biggest player on the anime block this side of the Pacific by acquiring digital streaming, electronic sell through and home media rights for the ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →
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Aquamen Teases ‘Kong’ at Cannes

Producers Jeongjung “JJ” Kim and Gary Zhang have presented the first trailer for their $40 million 3D CG feature Kong at the Cannes Film Market on behalf of Aquamen Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Alien’ Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

Swiss surrealist artist Hans Ruedi Giger, better known as H.R. Giger, died at age 74 Monday after being hospitalized for a fall down the stairs in his Zurich home. Working primarily ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Animation Jobs Hit All Time High

According to data collected by The Animation Guild, animation work in Southern California hit an all-time high last year and shows no signs of slowing down. IATSE Local 839′s ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun to Hold First Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH ’14

Shotgun Software has announced that it will present the first-ever Shotgun Pipeline Awards to recognize excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and use in ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’ Invade U.K.

9 Story Entertainment has licensed Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to U.K. kids’ channel CITV. The show premiered in April as part ... Continue Reading →