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‘Rio 2096′ Arrives in L.A. for Oscar-Qualifying Run

The acclaimed Brazilian animated movie Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, which won the top prize at Annecy in June, will begins its Oscar-qualifying run in L.A. this Friday (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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Original Cut of ‘Thief and the Cobbler’ to Screen at Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the rarely seen, director’s cut of Richard Williams’ The Thief and the Cobbler on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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Australia’s Zac Media and Vue Announce Chinese Co-Pros

Australia’s Zac Media Group and Vue Group announced recently that they have partnered with Shanghai Hippo Animation Design and several other Chinese studios to produce seven animated ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Media to Release 2-Disc ‘Accel World’

VIZ Media announced that it will release the 12-episode DVD/Blu-ray of the anime sci-fi fantasy series Accel World on November 26. The new 2-disc set is rated ‘TV-14,’ and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Helps Deliver Universal’s Best Year

Universal Pictures announced this week that the studio has set a new record for its highest-grossing year ever at the North American box office with a total of $1.352 billion through ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Aquabats’ Return to The Hub with 3 Specials

The Hub’s popular comedy-action-musical series, The Aquabats! Super Show! will return next month with the first of three specials on Saturday, December 21 at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon to Receive WGA Award

Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon, who co-developed Fox’s long-running animated series The Simpsons and has been a writer, producer, and director on Taxi, Cheers, The ... Continue Reading →
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Philanthropist Diane Disney Miller Dies at 79

Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney and a tireless philanthropist has died at 79. She passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 19) at her home in Napa, Calif. due to complications of a ... Continue Reading →
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Heritage to Auction Off Rare ‘Peanuts’ Art

Rare original animation art from the first TV appearance by Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters will be offered at the Beverly Hills’ Heritage Auctions on Wednesday (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Game Arrives for Holiday Shoppers

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises’ new game Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! is now available for the Wii U system from Nintendo, Xbox ... Continue Reading →