Comic-Con Gets Under Way

If you love animation, comics, toys, movies and the coolest TV shows, odds are you’re in San Diego, on your way to San Diego or wishing you were in San Diego. Fear not, however, ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Plans Drawn Movie

Comedy Central is giving the direct-to-DVD feature treatment to one of its more popluar cult series, announcing the production of Drawn Together: The Movie! The feature, which will ... Continue Reading →

Yellow Submarine Designer Edelmann Dies

Designer Heinz Edelmann, who gave the Beatles’ animated film Yellow Submarine its distinctive look, died July 21 at the age 75. Edelmann, who was art director on the Fab Four’s ... Continue Reading →

Basement Gary Wins Playboy Prize

Basement Gary, an original animated film by Sean Donnelly and Alessandro Minoli, has won the 2009 Playboy Animation Contest. The 11-minute short is about an inventor who creates a machine ... Continue Reading →

Fusco to Write New Turtles Movie

The new feature film adaptation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has a writer: John Fusco. Fusco’s credits include The Forbidden Kingdom, Hidalgo and Young Guns, as well as a remake ... Continue Reading →

Voltron Movie Rights Go to Atlas

Atlas Entertainment has made the first step toward bringing Voltron to the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Atlas’ Charles Roven, Richard Suckle and Steve Alexander ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Ponies Up Ponyo Book Program

VIZ Media is set to release a series of new books based on Hayao Miyazaki’s new film Ponyo, which is due to be released by Disney in the United States on Aug. 14. Ponyo is the ... Continue Reading →

WB Announces Wild Things Game

Gamers will now have a chance to go Where the Wild Things Are on their videogame consoles. The new game, which ties into the release of the upcoming Spike Jonze movie, is being developed ... Continue Reading →

Coraline, Watchmen Top Home-Video Releases

Coraline, Henry Selick’s acclaimed feature film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved story, leads an impressive array of pre-Comic-Con DVD and Blu-ray releases. The stop-motion ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Behind the Scenes on Astro Boy

Recently, Animation Magazine got a chance to take an early peek at the work being done on Imagi Studios’ upcoming CG-animated Astro Boy feature. The film, due out Oct. 23, is ... Continue Reading →