Cartoon Movie Shows Steady Growth in European Animation

Cartoon Movie closed out its record-breaking 12th edition March 5 in Lyon, France, reflecting the steady growth of interest in both animation and stereoscopic 3-D in Europe. More than ... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Gross Grows to Whopping $116 Million

Alice in Wonderland blew away expectations with a smash opening weekend gross of $116 million. The stereoscopic 3-D Disney movie, directed by Tim Burton and featuring extensive visual ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Honors Up, Logorama in Animated Categories

The surprises were short when it came to the animation-related categories at the 82nd annual Academy Awards. Up won the best animated feature Oscar, beating out Coraline, Fantastic ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation to Stream Baka and Test, Vampire Bund

FUNimation has acquired North American rights to Baka and Test ‘ Summon the Beasts and Dance in the Vampire Bund, and will stream subtitled episodes free of charge to fans in ... Continue Reading →

Up, Loaf, Avatar Top Animag’s Oscar Poll

The official results of this year’s Academy Awards won’t be announced until Sunday evening, but Animation Magazine‘s online readers poll (www.animationmagazine.net/oscars_09_vote.html) ... Continue Reading →

Burton’s New 3D Alice Pops Into Theaters

The story of Alice in Wonderland has been told many times on screen ‘ but never quite like Tim Burton’s new 3D version. Burton’s new take on the classic tale, chock ... Continue Reading →

Harris Signs on as Non-Blue Lead in Smurfs

Smurfs: The Movie has landed its first big-name cast member in Neil Patrick Harris. The popular star of How I Met Your Mother will play the main live-action character in the Sony film, ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Goes 3D for Green Lantern

Warner Bros.’ upcoming Green Lantern film is getting the 3D treatment. The studio has confirmed the movie, which reportedly has just began shooting some tests near New Orleans, ... Continue Reading →

Crest Adopts Toon Boom’s Harmony Pipeline

Crest Animation Studios in India has turned to Canadian software maker Toon Boom to implement a new production pipeline. The 3D animation studio is using Toon Boom’s Harmony Solution ... Continue Reading →

Xsens, Image Metrics Merge Mo-cap and Animation Technologies

Xsens and Image Metrics have announced they are integrating their motion capture and facial animation technologies. The move is intended to create a comprehensive system to allow video ... Continue Reading →