Starz Starts Up ABE Toons With Talent Search

Starz Digital Media has launched its new animation site ABE Toons, marking the debut of the site with a talent search contest seeking out the next great animator. The site, www.abetoons.com, ... Continue Reading →

Alfred Hedgehog Video Game Detected

Young video game players soon will join TV viewers in exploring The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog. A video game based on the animated series will launch in January for the PC and the ... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Series Ride Pitch Program to Success

Two animated series pitched by graduates of the Brazilian TV Producers’ International Training Program in Animation have scored production deals through a special pitching session ... Continue Reading →

First Look at Airbender; New Ponyo Trailer

Paramount has released the first trailer for The Last Airbender, M. Night Shyamalan’s live-action adaptation of the popular Nick animated adventure series. The film, which stars ... Continue Reading →

JibJab Jabs at Obama in New Short

Animation site JibJab continued its tradition of political satire, unveiling a new animated short titled He’s Barack Obama at the 65th annual Radio and Television Correspondents’ ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s G-Force Brings 3-D to Gaming

First the movies went 3-D ‘ now get ready to start wearing glasses to play the latest videogames. Disney Interactive Studios’ G-Force game, based on the upcoming movie, ... Continue Reading →

Bashir, Tom & Jerry Waltz Home on DVD, Blu-ray

Waltz With Bashir, the Oscar-nominated animated film from Israeli director Ari Folman, leads a heavy week of animation and VFX-heavy releases on DVD and Blu-ray. Bashir, which told ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Hosts U.S. Premiere of Kells

The Secret of Kells, the long-awaited animated feature from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and The Triplets of Belleville, will have its first U.S. screenings at the New ... Continue Reading →

Spine Animator Landreth to Speak at SIGGRAPH

Chris Landreth, director of the acclaimed computer-animated short film The Spine, will speak at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. Winner of an Academy Award for ... Continue Reading →

English Evangelion to Screen at Anime Expo

The English dub of Hideaki Anno’s feature film Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone will premiere at this year’s Anime Expo. Set for July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →