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Inoue’s Art to Aid Japan Disaster Recovery

VIZ Media will help raise funds for Japanese disaster relief using Takehiko Inoeu’s Smile: Pray of Japan illustrations on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in North America. The famous ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Unveils New Muppets Movie Poster

Another day, another hot new movie poster is unveiled! Today, it’s Disney’s official poster for the highly anticipated feature The Muppets that has fans all excited. Slated for ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Nixes MIFA, Launches Harmony Tour

Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Oscar Winners

Twelve students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Debuts Trailers for New Sunday Toons

This week, Fox-TV unveiled the latest plans for its Sunday Night Animation Domination block. In September, the cabler will premiere Allen Gregory at 8:30 p.m., right after The Simpsons. ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain’s Parent Co. Seeks to Raise $115M

Vfx studio Digital Domain’s parent company is hoping to raise up to $115 million through an initial public offering to take place this summer. Digital Domain Media Group Inc. ... Continue Reading →
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Curious Hires Reilly as Exec Producer

New York-based animation and mixed-media studio Curious Pictures has hired veteran exec producer Bill Reilly (owner of Space Program) as exec producer of commercials and  advertising ... Continue Reading →
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Crater’s CTP 2.0 Hits the Market

Germany’s Crater Software has released the 2.0 version of its CTP animation software today. Designed to create broadcast and film-quality animation, CTP requires only a standard Windows ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Forges Deal for ‘Metal Hurlant’

Universal Pictures Germany has acquired home video and VOD rights to French sci-fi TV series Metal Hurlant Chronicles. According to Variety, the deal which was made with The Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane to Reboot ‘The Flintstones’

According to a story in Deadline.com, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has acquired the rights to reboot Hanna Barbera’s iconic series The Flintstones both on TV and in features. ... Continue Reading →