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‘Wind Rises’ Tops ‘Monsters U.’ Opening in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest turn in the director’s chair, his first in five years, filled plenty of seats over its opening weekend. The 2D-animated pseudo-historical adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Kicks off ‘Guardians’ Production

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in the U.K. for its next epic film adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy, at Shepperton Studios. The film is slated for release by Walt Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun Pipeline Kit Released at Siggraph

Shotgun Software today released the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit at the SIGGRAPH event in Anaheim, CA. The kit provides studios with a set of out-of-the-box pipeline tools tailored for ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Roll-Out

Disney Channel’s upcoming intergalactic comedy toon Wander Over Yonder—the latest from Emmy-winning producer/series creator Craig McCracken (Foster’s Home for Imaginary ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robotech’ Final Battle and More Toon Action on DVD

Yes, giant robot fans: the awesome Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set ($19.98) is finally here, and Lionsgate Home Entertainment is celebrating with a new sneak peek clip. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas and Ferb’ Use the Force

The creators of Disney Channel’s hit animated musical comedy toon Phineas and Ferb have another geek-tastic crossover special planned to follow up this summer’s Mission ... Continue Reading →
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20 Years of ‘Power Rangers’ on DVD

Shout! Factory is offering you the chance to be some pop-culture addict’s favorite secret Santa this year. On December 3, you’ll be able to snatch up the jam-packed Power ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Releases Limited Edition ‘Kells’ Prints

If you don’t blow your entire toon memorabilia budget at Comic-Con this weekend, indie Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon has some beautiful items to add to your shopping list. ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at ‘Mighty Mighty Monsters’

A new CG toon is offering a twist on the world of classic monsters, creatures and other spooky beings. From Bron Animation comes Mighty Mighty Monsters, a new series of specials following ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes

+ Faceware Technologies, purveyor of markerless 3D facial motion-capture solutions, announced a new realtime product called Faceware Live which can capture a live actor’s facial ... Continue Reading →