Joe Lawandus

People on the Move: New Leadership at Disney TV Germany, LEGO, Universal CP

Thorsten Braun has been tapped to replace Lars Wagner as Vice President and General Manager for Disney Channel in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Braun will oversee all Disney TV ... Continue Reading →
Zak Storm

‘Zak Storm’ Sails into Family CHRGD in Canada

Family CHRGD viewers in Canada will be getting lost in the Bermuda Triangle when CG animated seafaring adventure Zak Storm sails into port on Monday, August 21 at 5 p.m. ET. New episodes ... Continue Reading →
Piper

Animago Conference Dives into CG Shorts, VFX, VR

The 2017 animago Award & Conference — taking place September 7 & 8 in Munich, Germany — has announced its first raft of programming highlights, covering the gamut ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Mad About ‘Sonic Mania,’ ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Teased, New “Be Prepared” MV & More

’Sonic Mania’ Opening Animation Bestill, my nostalgic heart! The whole internet has fallen in love with this colorful, retro-savvy, whizz-bang of a cartoon opener for the new sidescroller ... Continue Reading →
In a Heartbeat

2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists Revealed

The finalists for the 2017 Student Academy Awards have been announced, with this year’s awards ceremony set for October 12 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. ... Continue Reading →
The Nutjob 2: Nutty by Nature. Image credit: Toonbox Entertainment

Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
The Art of Pokemon Adventures

VIZ Announcements: Otakon Plans, ‘JoJo’ Home Release, ‘Pokemon’ Art Book

VIZ Media is keeping busy as ever this week. On top of finalizing its event plans and retail exclusives for Otakon 2017 this weekend (Aug. 11-13 in Washington DC), the leading North ... Continue Reading →
Deep

Clip: Little Octopus Starts an Ocean of Trouble in ‘Deep’

On August 25, Lionsgate will be releasing a fresh European animation catch to US theaters and On Demand: Deep, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Julio Soto Gúrpide (Radiophobia). ... Continue Reading →
Charles

TIFF Shorts Program Features 3 NFB Animations

The National Film Board of Canada will have its animation studio projects well represented at the Toronto International Film Festival (taking place Sept. 7-17), with three films selected ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

GKIDS Picks Up Charming Comedy ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to French animated feature The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, co-directed by Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (director ... Continue Reading →