Red Stick’s Peek at Disney’s Princess & the Frog

Disney’s veteran animation visual effects supervisor Marlon West gave an excellent and inspiring presentation about the making of the much-anticipated holiday release The Princess ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s Hot Dog Lands Baton

New York’s indie darling Bill Plympton added yet another award to his ever-growing kudos gallery for his 2008 short Hot Dog this weekend.The Annie-nominated short was the winner ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Borch NielsenDirector, Sunshine Barry & the Disco Worms

Who would have thought that an unusually funny movie about disco-dancing worms, yes worms, would come out of Denmark’s thriving animation scene? Although the film hasn’t ... Continue Reading →

Barker’s Runaway Pulls into Cannes

Canadian animator Cordell Barker’s latest short Runaway will make its world premiere at the 48th Intl. Critics’ Week at Cannes (May 14-22). The fast-paced offering from ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Collector’s DVD to Swim in the Fall

Can’t get enough of the happy-go-lucky yellow sea sponge? Then mark your calendar for Sept. 22. That’s when Nickelodeon Home Ent. will release SpongeBob SquarePants: The ... Continue Reading →

Red Stick Panels Focus on Web Content

During the past two days, attendees of the 5th Annual Red Stick Animation Festival in Baton Rouge have been treated to several informative panels about the future of animated content ... Continue Reading →

Talking Toons in Baton RougeA Report from Red Stick Animation Festival

The beautiful port town of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is hosting the fifth edition of the eclectic, entertaining and all-around useful Red Stick International Animation Festival this week ... Continue Reading →

Wolverine, Magneto and an Exclusive X-Men Clip!

Wolverine and the X-Men brought Marvel’s misunderstood mutants back to animation when it debuted on Nicktoons earlier this year, and now it’s three-part debut episode Heroes ... Continue Reading →

DQE to Fly with The Little Prince

Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment has embarked on the production of a new CG-animated series based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved masterpiece, The Little Prince, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Shuffles Execs in Europe

The rebranding of Jetix and Disney Channel in Europe has led to the resignation of Steve Aranguren, VP for global original programming at Disney Channels Europe, MidEast and Africa, ... Continue Reading →