Books We Love

The Art of Up By Tim Hauser (Chronicle Books, $40) A fantastic new Pixar movie deserves yet another collectible Art of book, and it’s good to report that animation veteran/author ... Continue Reading →

Destination: Animation

With numerous premieres, world-class panels and programs, the 2009 edition of the Annecy Festival and Market promises to be one of the most exciting animation events in recent memory. The ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Announce Comic-Con Schedule

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will be having a strong presence at this year’s Comic-Con. The cabler announced its healthy slate of panels, fan events and special signings at ... Continue Reading →

Log Jam Soothes the Savage Beasts!

Alexei Alexeev’s award-winning short, KJFG No. 5, inspires a delightful new TV series. How do you capture lightning in a bottle? One way is to put a talented bear, a rabbit, a ... Continue Reading →

Brussels’ Sprouts

More than six decades after being introduced in a Beglian newspaper comic, pint-sized adventurers Suske and Wiske are getting ready for their major CG-animated movie splash. If you’re ... Continue Reading →

Ode to Dirty Harry

Illusion Studios pushes the envelope with Boogie, a tongue-in-cheek, ultra-violent 2D movie about a tough-guy assassin based on a popular Argentine comic strip. Move over, Jason Statham. ... Continue Reading →

Acker’s 9 Scores a New Website

Focus Features has launched a brand new website for Shane Acker’s upcoming release, 9. Produced by Tim Burton, the CG-animated feature is based on the Oscar-winning student short ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party ’09: It’s Time to Vote!

It’s time to make your vote count again! Animation Magazine’s 8th Annual Pitch Party is officially on, and you can now click here: www.animationmagazine.net/pitch_party_09_vote.html ... Continue Reading →

Coraline, Mary and Max, Slavar Among Annecy’s Top Winners

Stop-motion was the name of the game at the Annecy festival this past weekend as Henry Selick’s acclaimed fantasy Coraline and Adam Elliot’s Sundance favorite Mary and Max ... Continue Reading →

Euro Multiplatform Workshop Set for August

A high-level workshop about creating multiplatform content will take place August 4-8 at the Media Business School in Ronda (near Malaga), Spain. Aimed at producers, designers and directors ... Continue Reading →