Getty Joins Forces with Disney Animation to Study Cel Artwork

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Disney Animation Research Library (ARL) are joining forces in an effort to better understand deterioration that can occur in plastics, ... Continue Reading →

Little Prince Movie to Fly Again in 3-D

Last year, we reported that DQ Entertainment and Method Films were developing a CG-animated series based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s enduring 1943 children’s book The ... Continue Reading →

A Healthy Q4 for DreamWorks Animation

Only a few weeks before releasing its much-anticipated 3-D feature How to Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks Animation has posted its better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. Although ... Continue Reading →

ACK, Animagic to Deliver Toons for Cartoon Network India

Indian comicbook creator-publisher Amar Chitra Katha Media and Animagic Studios will create two animated features and a 26-part half hour series based in classic Hindu myths for Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Lady and the Reaper Director Talks About Acclaimed Short and Oscars

One of the Oscar frontrunners in the Best Animated Shorts category is Javier Recio Gracia’s clever, fast-moving and hilarious toon The Lady and the Reaper, which also took home ... Continue Reading →

Nicky Phelan, Director, Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty

A curmudgeonly grandmother offers her view of a classic story in Brown Bag Films’ brilliant Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty. The talented animators at Dublin-based ... Continue Reading →

Ten Essential Books for Animation Students and Fans

Animation Development: From Pitch to Production by David B. Levy (Allworth Press, $24.95). If you need a savvy insider to walk you through the maze of TV animation development, David ... Continue Reading →

Hangin’ with the Cool Kids

Dedicated to honoring the year’s greatest toon achievements, the 37th Annual Annie Awards promise to offer lots of laughs, cool celeb sightings and some way-out-of-the-left-field ... Continue Reading →

And Now for Something Entirely Brilliant!

Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, one of the most anticipated shows of the year, is set to premiere on Cartoon Network this spring. Pendleton Ward is living the kind of life every ... Continue Reading →

The Spy Who Worked for His Mother

FX pushes the envelope with a clever new animated take on the international spy genre, courtesy of Adam Reed, co-creator of Frisky Dingo and Sealab 2021. Just when you think you’ve ... Continue Reading →