‘The External World’ Wins at Stuttgart

The winners of the 18th edition of the popular Stuttgart’s Festival of Animated Film (Trickfilm Festival) were announced on Sunday (May 8). David O’Reilly’s The External World ... Continue Reading →

Colorful ‘Gumball’ Premieres on CN Tonight

If you’ve been waiting for a dynamite new show that is whimsical, funny and cleverly animated, you have to look no further than Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball, ... Continue Reading →

Girerd Discusses the Making of ‘Mia and the Migoo’

French animator Jacques-Rémy Girerd Looks Back at Mia and the Migoo This month, French animator Jacques-Remy Girerd’s traditionally animated feature Mia and the Migoo (produced by ... Continue Reading →

Hugh Grant Captured by ‘Pirates!’

Actor Hugh Grant will be the lead voice in Aardman Animation’s upcoming feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits for Sony Animation. The British actor will voice the bearded Pirate Captain ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Land Opens Doors in U.K.

The UK’s biggest amusement park, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool has opened Nickelodeon Land, a new six-acre area, costing £10.3 million ($16.9 million), offering 12 major themed rides ... Continue Reading →

‘Futurama’ Launches Facebook Countdown

Comedy Central has begun a digital 50-day countdown for Futurama on Facebook. Fans will be able to check out exclusive content such as preview clips, character designs, episodes, stills ... Continue Reading →

Fourth Season of ‘Martha Speaks’ Greenlit

WGBH Boston and DHX Media have begun production on the fourth season of the popular PBS KIDS animated preschool show Martha Speaks. The first episodes of the new season will be delivered ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →