Disney Fools With Animation Pitch

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has acquired the proposed animated family feature The Fool’s Errand, pitched by American Pie 2 scribe David H. Steinberg. The story, ... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Revolutionizes Trading Cards

In the past, if you wanted to add functionality to your trading cards, you could stick them in the spokes of your bicycle to get a great tick-tick-tick sound as you rode. Now Nintendo ... Continue Reading →

Barad Steps Down From Pixar Board

The Dow Jones Business News reports that Jill Barad is stepping down from Pixar’s board of directors. The former chairman of Mattel Inc. has been a director at the digital animation ... Continue Reading →

Futurama Takes Emmy

The 2002 Primetime Creative Arts Awards portion of the 54th Annual Emmy Awards was held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Among the honors bestowed were ... Continue Reading →

Phil Roman Designs Howdi Gaudi

Phil Roman, president/CEO of Film Roman and a former producer of The Simpsons, is back with a new animation series to be launched at MIPCOM Jr. Howdi Gaudi is inspired by the creativity ... Continue Reading →

Bazley Animates Vixen For BBC2

Bazley Films will direct, animate and produce a section of High Eagle Prods’ animated film for the BBC, The Cunning Little Vixen. Bazley, whose team includes former Disney and ... Continue Reading →

IBM Brings Supercomputing To Animation

To facilitate collaboration, editing and animation rendering, IBM has made its General Parallel File System (GPFS) available to media producers worldwide. The company claims that this ... Continue Reading →

Buffy FXers Bite Into New Venture

Producer Steve Schofield and Creative Directors Chris Jones and Loni Peristere from the visual effects team behind the WB series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, have left San Francisco-based ... Continue Reading →

SEMAFX Animation Fest Kicks Off In Michigan

The SEMAFX Network (Southeast Michigan Animation and Special Effects) is holding its Second Annual Film Festival of Animation and Shorts on Tuesday, September 17, 2002. Hosted by Schoolcraft ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Super Saturday

Kids and many adults will be glued to the set this Saturday, Sept. 14 as a bevy of new animated shows premiere. Warner Bros. debuts Ozzy & Drix on Kids’ WB! Based on characters ... Continue Reading →