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Real Numbers Push ‘Smurfs’ to No. 2 Spot

Although on Monday, studios were projecting that Universal/DreamWorks’ Cowboys & Aliens and Sony Animation’s The Smurfs where sharing the Number One Spot at the box office this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ and ‘My Dog Tulip’ Take Flight on DVD

Two well-received but very different animated features make their DVD debut today (Tuesday, August 2). Fans of Rio, director Carlos Saldanha’s 3-D ode to his home country of Brazil ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky’s ‘Leafmen’, DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’ Set for 2013

Two new animated projects have joined the summer 2013 slate, Variety reports. On May 17, Fox will present Leafmen, while Paramount is tagging in Turbo on July 19. The latest from Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Screen Australia Funds Adam Elliot’s ‘Ernee’

Adam Elliot, the acclaimed director of the 2010 stop-motion animated feature Mary and Max and the Oscar-winning 2003 short Harvie Krumpet will be receiving funding from Screen Australia ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon Introduces Cinema 4D R13

Maxon has announced the release of Cinema 4D Version 13, the next generation of its industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application.  ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Smurfs’ Ties with ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Sony’s 3-D feature hybrid The Smurfs proved to be a much stronger contender than expected this past weekend, bringing in $36.2 million and tying with DreamWorks/Universal’s Western/sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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PBS to Produce Animated ‘Mister Rogers’ Spin-off

The legacy of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood will continue on PBS, thanks to a new animated preschool show, slated for fall of 2012. The show, which is called Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer and Dinamo’s ‘Abadas’ Begins Production

Production has begun on Abadas, a 52 x 11 minute TV series that Irish toon house Kavaleer Productions  is co-producing with Welsh studio Dinamo Productions. The series is described ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Third Season of ‘T.U.F.F. Puppy’

Butch Hartman’s hit animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy has been picked up for a third season with a 20-episode order by Nickelodeon.  The clever series, which premiered in October of ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Debuts ‘Tron: Uprising’ Clip

To the delight of Tron fans everywhere, Disney XD has made an early clip of its upcoming new animated series Tron Uprising available online. Featuring the voices of Elijah Wood, Mandy ... Continue Reading →