Bots, Battles, Music & Magic: Epic Awards More Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has announced the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants — a $5 million initiative that awards developers no-strings-attached funding for their contributions to the Unreal ... Continue Reading →
Viborg Animation Festival

Viborg Animation Fest Celebrates Japan-Denmark Connection

The Viborg Animation Festival is kicking off in just under a month, bringing a week of exciting, engaging events to the central Jutland city. The 2017 edition, running Sept. 25 to Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Cloud Imperium & Faceware Brings Real-Time Facial Animation to ‘Star Citizen’ Chats

Leading markerless 3D facial motion-capture company Faceware Technologies and developer Cloud Imperium Games have announced a new feature coming to first-person space colony sim Star ... Continue Reading →

AAN, Cinema Nouveau Launch FupiToons Fest

African Animation Network and Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau have teamed up to launch a new kid-friendly animated short film event in Africa, FupiToons Festival — “fupi” ... Continue Reading →
Peg + Cat

Mariachi Flor de Toloache Making Musical Cameo on ‘Peg + Cat’

An upcoming episode of The Fred Rogers Company’s multiple Daytime Emmy-winning series Peg + Cat will put a musical twist on early mathematics concepts with a troop of special ... Continue Reading →
Vixen: The Movie

‘Vixen: The Movie’ Makes Broadcast Debut on CW

Following its home entertainment release in May, the two-hour animated series compilation Vixen: The Movie will be making its broadcast debut. Cut together from two seasons of digital ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Star Citizen’ Faces Real-Time, Some Bad B.O., ‘SpongeBob’ X Anime?! & More

Legendary Voice Actor Kevin Conroy Talks ‘Batman and Harley Quinn,’ Batfleck and Much More The voice of the Caped Crusader for 25 years says he was drawn back into the DC ... Continue Reading →

Acamar Extends ‘Bing’ Master Toy Pact with Fisher-Price

Acamar Films’ animated preschool property Bing is cuddling up even snugger with master toy partner Fisher-Price, growing the alliance which first began in 2014. “Our relationship ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Odyssey

Gamescom Award Winners: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is Best of Show

Gamescom 2017 wrapped up in Cologne Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the event was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey, which snagged ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Oscar Entry Deadlines!, ‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Peek, Triggerfish’s Hot Take, & More

Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars Approaching! Get your movie-making rears in gear! Deadlines to submit your work for consideration in the 90th Academy Awards are coming up fast: ... Continue Reading →