Autodesk Acquires Illuminate Labs

Just in time for SIGGRAPH, Autodesk announced today that it has acquired Illuminated Labs, a Swedish privately held maker of lighting technology for game development. Illuminate Labs’ ... Continue Reading →

Moonscoop’s Hero:108 Lands on Mexico’s Televisa

Moonscoop has sold its animated comedy/action adventure series Hero:108 To Mexico’s Televisa channel. This follows sales to the UK’s GMTV, MBC in the Middle East, and Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane to Roast David Hasselhoff

If there’s anyone who knows how to make fun of a celebrity in a good-natured manner, it’s Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. That’s why it’s great news that ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Greenlights New Airbender Series

Fans who were disappointed at M. Night Shyamalan’s live-action version of Avatar: The Last Airbender have a good reason to celebrate at Comic-Con this year as Nickelodeon just ... Continue Reading →

Born to Be Bad

Inspired by Bond, Mr. Bean and the art of cartoonist Charles Addams, Chris Meledandri and this team at Illumination introduce the world to a colorful new villain in Despicable Me. Lex ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love

The Art of Shrek Forever After By Jerry Schmitz [Insight Editions, $24.95] The fourth installment of DreamWorks’ tales of the grumpy and lovable green ogre has surprised many ... Continue Reading →

Mondo TV’s Puppy Shakes Tail in Vegas

Italian animation house Mondo TV is ready to steal the limelight at this month’s Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas. Relying on the strength of its creative and colorful ... Continue Reading →

Rising Stars of Animation: The 2010 Edition

Picking a handful of rising stars in animation gets more difficult every year simply because there are so many more outstanding new shorts, TV series, web toons and movies coming our ... Continue Reading →

Gotta Love Them Texan Demons

TBS explores the hot world of animated sitcoms with the clever new summer show Neighbors from Hell. We’ve all seen our share of demons and monsters in the animated landscape, ... Continue Reading →

Back to the 31st Century Future

Bender, Fry and the rest of the Futurama gang are back with new adventures as they find a shiny new home on Comedy Central. When it comes to unpredictable destinies, the fate of the ... Continue Reading →