Bring In the Giant Reptiles

Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier and the rest of wizards at Blue Sky Studios give us a sparkling new Ice Age adventure in glorious 3-D’and throw in some Jurassic-era monsters to ... Continue Reading →

Sam Raimi to Lead Warcraft Pic

Is the world ready for another feature based on a popular game? On the eve of Comic-Con, we got word that popular genre director Sam Raimi (Spider-Man trilogy, Drag Me to Hell, The ... Continue Reading →

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party Kicks It Up a Notch

While West Coasters are busy with Comic-Con activities this weekend, Brooklynites will be beating the heat with a fantastic program of shorts at the Sixth Annual Animaton Block Party ... Continue Reading →

Phineas and Ferb Creators Talk About Emmy Nom!

Since Disney’s popular Phineas and Ferb series was nominated for an Emmy in the Special Class category (for the episode titled ‘The Monster Of Phineas-N-Ferbenstein’) ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit to Shine on Blu-ray This Fall

Aardman fans should mark September 22 on their calendars since that’s the date the new Wallace & Gromit: The Complete Collection Blu-ray comes out. According to the, ... Continue Reading →

PBS Wags New Martha Speaks Week

PBS Kids has scheduled a brand, new week of Martha Speaks for the dog days of summer, beginning this Monday, July 13. The five-day stunt features the talented pooch in various adventures’fighting ... Continue Reading →

Up No. 1 on Yahoo!’s Top 30 List

Disney/Pixar’s Up has landed on top of the list of top 30 animated films of all time, compiled from ratings posted by Yahoo! users. Directed by Pete Docter, the tenth animated ... Continue Reading →

Philip Hunt, Creative Director, Studio aka

This week, director Philip Hunt’s charming CG-animated project Lost and Found took home the top audience award at the Palm Springs Short Festival. Produced by Hunt and his team ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party ’09: Meet the Winners!

It was a tough job, but someone had to do it! Our animation industry judges spent the last week reviewing the eclectic and colorful pitches submitted by this year’s clever contestants. ... Continue Reading →

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 →