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Google Celebrates Mary Blair’s 100th Birthday

Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oki’s Oasis’ Saddles Up for Disney Jr.

Disney Jr. has started production on the new CG-animated preschool show Oki’s Oasis, which will feature the voice of Mandy Moore. Set to premiere in 2013 on Disney Junior channels ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros.’s Live-Action ‘Akira’ to Roll 2012

Fans of the great anime feature and manga Akira got some good news courtesy of Warner Bros. today. The studio has officially greenlit a $90 million feature based on the classic with ... Continue Reading →
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New Season of ‘Strawberry Shortcake’ Sweetens The Hub

The half-hour animated series Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures is set to return for another season on The Hub beginning, Saturday, November 5 at 9 a.m. The CG-animaed ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →