Autodesk Unveils 2011 Upgrades

Software maker Autodesk has announced the most-recent versions of its signature digital production applications, including Maya, Softimage and 3ds Max. “Our 2011 products offer ... Continue Reading →

Davenport to Run Operations at Method Studios

Michael Davenport, a veteran VFX artist who most recently worked at Image Metrics, has joined Method Studios as VP of operations. Davenport will be based at Method’s location ... Continue Reading →

Animag Teams up with S-3D Gaming Alliance

Animation Magazine has joined the S-3D Gaming Alliance, an industry organization that represents the interests of game developers, display manufacturers, and technology enablers in ... Continue Reading →

Planet 51 Splashed Down on Disc

Sony’s Planet 51 lands on DVD and Blu-ray this week, giving animation fans a light-hearted diversion from the trials and tribulations of Oscar week. Directed by Jorge Blanco, ... Continue Reading →

Remembrance For Animators Set for March 13

The Animation Guild, ASIFA Hollywood and Women in Animation will remember those animation industry people who died in 2009 with a nondenominational Afternoon of Remembrance March 13. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Til Death Dreams in Animation

An upcoming episode of the Fox sitcom ‘Til Death will feature an animated dream sequence. The animated will be part of the episode titled ‘The Wedding’ set to air ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box to Animate Bob’s Burgers for Fox

Burbank-based animation studio Bento Box Entertainment has been tapped to produce the animation for Bob’s Burgers, a new prime-time animated series for Fox. The series, which ... Continue Reading →

Moonscoop Sells 725 Half-hours to India’s Chutti TV

Moonscoop has struck a deal with Chutti TV in India to provide 725 half hours of programming from its catalog. The deal between the French distribution company and Sun TV’s kids ... Continue Reading →

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 →