Ponyo Leads Wave of Miyazaki Releases

Fans of Hayao Miyazaki have plenty to be excited about this week with the release not just of his most-recent movie, Ponyo, but also special edition DVDs of three of his classic films. Ponyo ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Leads Nominations for British Animation Awards

Aardman, Chapman and Secret of Kells have all earned nominations in the British Animation Awards, announced today. Aardman lead the television category with four finalist positions: ... Continue Reading →

Finn & Jake Sets April 5 Premiere on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network has set the premiere of the original animated series Adventure Time with Finn & Jake for April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Created by Pendleton Ward, the series follows ... Continue Reading →

Cage, Reynolds to Star in Croods

Nicolas Cage and Ryan Reynolds have signed on to provide voices for the DreamWorks Animation feature film The Croods. Cage will play Crug, a caveman who has to keep his family safe ... Continue Reading →

VES Awards Honor Avatar, Up

Avatar was the big winner at the eighth annual Visual Effects Society Awards, taking home six honors. Disney-Pixar’s Up was the top honoree for animated features, taking three ... Continue Reading →

Shrek IV to Debut at Tribeca Festival

Shrek Forever After, the fourth and supposedly final installment in DreamWorks Animation’s flagship franchise, will premiere April 21 as the opening night film of the Tribeca ... Continue Reading →

Kavaleer Short Wins Grand Prix at Ireland’s Digital Media Awards

Ireland’s Digital Media Awards has given two awards, including its Grand Prix honor, to Kavaleer Productions’ short film Hasan Everywhere. The awards are presented in 21 ... Continue Reading →

Zagtoon and Gulli Move Ahead with Rosie

Paris-based studio Zagtoon has announced a co-pro deal with France’s children’s channel Gulli and Cabler AB for the new 102-1 series Rosie. Created by Raymond author Romain ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Host Animated Feature Symposium

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will again host a look at this year’s animated feature Oscar nominees at a special event set for March 4. The Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →

First Superman Comic Sells for $1 Million

A copy of Action Comics #1, published in 1938 and featuring the first appearance of Superman, has sold for the record price of $1 million. The copy of the historic comic is graded 8.0 ... Continue Reading →