TV Broadcast of ‘Persepolis’ Divides Tunisians

Marjane Satrapi’s Oscar-nominated 2007 animated feature Persepolis has been the center of a political storm in Tunisia this past week. After Muslim fundamentalists attacked the TV ... Continue Reading →

Annie Awards Tickets Are on Sale Now

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced that tickets for the 39th Annual Annie Awards, (Saturday, Feb. 4, at UCLA’s Roye Hall) are now on sale. General ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit’s Charity Auction Set for Nov.

The children’s charity, Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, will hold an online animation art auction from November 1st to the 10th. The event, which will benefit the Bristol Children’s ... Continue Reading →

Rastamouse Gets Bookish with Macmillan

Rastamouse, the reggae-singing superstar of DHX Media’s stop-motion series has yet another reason to sing happy tunes. U.K. publisher Macmillan Children’s Books has bought the ... Continue Reading →

PBS Monkeys Around with ‘Curious George’ Pics

Fans of Margaret and H.A. Rey’s mischievous monkey Curious George will be seeing a lot of him on PBS this holiday season. PBS Kids will feature the original Curious George movie ... Continue Reading →

John Lasseter Defends ‘Cars 2′

In time for the release of Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2 on DVD, John Lasseter spoke to The New York Times today (Oct. 17) about the movie’s reception and the various challenges of overseeing ... Continue Reading →

Scandalous Secrets Spread on ‘South Park’

This week’s episode of Comedy Central’s South Park centers on an outrageous new website that is leaking salacious information about the kids. In the new episode titled “Bass to ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca to Rep ‘Little Prince’ in Italy

Entertainment studio Atlantyca (Geronimo Stilton) is the new licensing agent for LPPM’s CG-animated series The Little Prince in Italy. The company’s CEO Claudia Mazzucco announced ... Continue Reading →

McCarron Is Atomic Cartoons’s New Head of Production

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons (Atomic Betty) has brought in Jennifer McCarron to head up production at the studio, supervising in-house production teams. Over the past 15 years, ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg’s ‘Tintin’ Gets Thumbs Up from U.S. Trades

Since Steven Spielberg’s much-anticipated animated feature The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn will be released in Belgium and France on Oct. 26, almost a month before ... Continue Reading →