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ASIFA Makes New Plans for Archives

ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive has temporarily suspended operation due to lack of funding this year. For the past five years, the Animation Archive has been funded by the membership ... Continue Reading →
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Interview: SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Chair Hugues Hoppe

This summer’s SIGGRAPH confab in Vancouver (August 7-11) has announced its list of 82 technical papers, selected from among 432 submissions. This year’s Technical Papers program ... Continue Reading →
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Bin Laden-Themed ‘South Park’ Shows Resurface

Comedy Central is taking advantage of the latest real-world developments to showcase two Osama bin Laden-themed episodes of South Park this Wednesday (May 4) at 9 and 9:30 p.m.. The ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs and Daffy Fly Spirit Airlines

In conjunction with the premiere of the new Looney Tunes Show on Cartoon Network on Tuesday at 8 p.m. (May 3), the cabler has kicked off a new advertising campaign in conjunction with ... Continue Reading →
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Out of the Blue Puts ‘Asteroid Andy’ in Orbit

Hallmark Properties web series Asteroid Andy is being developed into an animated TV series by Out of the Blue Enterprises, producer of PBS Kids’ preschool show Super Why. The half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Early Days of Thunder – ‘Thor: Tales of Asgard’

A young Thor goes searching for adventures in the new animated Marvel/Lionsgate Home Entertainment feature. There are two kinds of people who will be drawn to the new animated movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Almost Naked Animals’ Frolick on CiTV

All 40 episodes of 9 Story Entertainment’s hot new animated series Almost Naked Animals have been acquired by U.K. outlet CiTV. The toon, which premiered on the channel last month, ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Unveils Features in Competition Slate

The organizers of the prestigious Annecy Festival of Animation unveiled the list of the features competing in the 2011 edition of the event (June 6-11) earlier today. The nine nominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Planet Sheen,’ ‘Sym-bionic Titan’ Win Top Pulcinellas

The 15th edition of Italy’s popular Cartoons on the Bay festival drew to a close this past weekend in Rapallo. Among the animated TV shows honored with the top Pulcinella awards ... Continue Reading →
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Disgusted Animation Exec Brings Nothing to MIPTV Market

After many years of cluttering the market with cheaply produced, nasty-looking animated shows about robots, aliens, baby dolls who look like tiny Parisian hookers and yellow Japanese ... Continue Reading →