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‘Urbance,’ ‘Go! Samurai’ Hit Crowdfunding Goals

Kickstarter benefactors have risen to the challenge once again for two high profile animation projects this week. Firstly, Joel Dos Reis Viegas and Sebastien Larroude’s graphically ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins,’ ‘Minions’ Get New Trailers

The animated spin-off competition heated up this week as new trailers for DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar (out Nov. 26) and Universal-Illuminations’ Minions (July 10,2015) ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
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20 Films Enter the Best Animated Feature Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films have been submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category for the upcoming 87th annual ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Peraza to Receive Friz Freleng Award

Award-winning Disney artist Mike Peraza will be honored with the Friz Freleng Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Animation at the International Family Film Festival this year ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movies Anywhere Comes to Android

The Walt Disney Studios and Google Play have announced that their partnership will now enable millions of Android users in the U.S. to enjoy their favorite Disney, Pixar and Marvel ... Continue Reading →
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USC Film School Opts for OptiTrack

The USC School of Cinematic Arts has installed state-of-the-art OptiTrack motion capture and tracking systems in three locations within the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts ahead ... Continue Reading →
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ISIS Rallies for ‘Archer’ Season 6

FX’s Emmy award-nominated animated spy comedy Archer will make it’s triumphant gun-toting, hot dog-eating, cyborg-loving return to television when a 13-episode season six arrives ... Continue Reading →
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WAC Winners Rep Global Animation Scene

Talented filmmakers from across the globe took home awards at the 2014 World Animation Celebration (WAC) held over the weekend. The event, presented by Animation Libation Studios and ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Partners with Cartoon Hangover to Find New Talent

Sony Pictures Animation is partnering with toon titan Fred Seibert to form GO! Cartoons — a new incubator project that will provide up and coming artists the opportunity to turn ... Continue Reading →