‘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 →

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 →

Giving Linus a Break!

The Peanuts gang is back in a new stand-alone DVD special in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown. It’s not every day that an animator chooses to quit his day job at Pixar ... Continue Reading →

Animated People: Top Draw’s Wayne Dearing

On the eve of the MIPTV market in France, we caught up with Wayne Dearing, founder and manager of Manila-based Top Draw Animation, one of the world’s leading indie animation production ... Continue Reading →

Bakery’s Relight to Be Served Fresh at NAB

French 3D CG software company The Bakery has announced that it will unveil its new animation and visual effects lighting and rendering solution Bakery Relight at the upcoming NAB Show, ... Continue Reading →

The Totally Odd Couple – ‘The Looney Tunes Show’

Bugs and Daffy share a home in The Looney Tunes Show, an offbeat new half-hour toon which introduces the classic characters to a new generation of Cartoon Network audiences. More ... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Rhapsody – Blue Sky’s ‘Rio’

Under the direction of Carlos Saldanha, the team at Blue Sky delivers Rio, a visually stunning valentine to the birds, the beauty and infectious music of Brazil. True artists are often ... Continue Reading →

Animated People: Berkeley Breathed

15 Minutes with… Berkeley Breathed Acclaimed cartoonist (Bloom County, Opus) and children’s book author (Mars Needs Moms) Animag: How did you come up with the idea for the ... Continue Reading →

Back to Metropolis

The Man of Steel deals with his own mortality in the acclaimed new Warner/DC animated movie, All-Star Superman. Indubitably, there are legions of DC comic fans who are yearning ... Continue Reading →

Aliens Among Us

Veteran supe Greg McMurry reveals some of the clever ways he and the artists at ILM,   and Hammerhead delivered the visual magic for I Am Number Four. Tell a visual effects artist ... Continue Reading →