Nick Preps Dora Special, Diego Premiere Week

Nickelodeon’s 10th anniversary celebration for Dora the Explorer kicks into high gear with the March 21 airing of the new primetime special Swiper the Explorer. The special, which ... Continue Reading →

Third Chipmunks Set for 2011 in 3D

Fox has greenlit a threequel for Alvin and the Chipmunks, according to Variety. The third feature film outing for the famous, high-voiced trio will be in 3D and will hit theaters on ... Continue Reading →

Theaters Offer Taste of New Strawberry Shortcake Feature

Strawberry Shortcake: The Berryfest Princess Movie, the new CG-animated feature starring the popular American Greetings character, will screen in nearly 150 theaters nationwide. The ... Continue Reading →

Globex Opens Los Angeles Studio

A group of leading game makers has teamed up to launch Globex Studios LA, which will be the North American development and project management office for global online games leader Globex ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Animate 2 Features Announced

Toon Boom Animation has announced a major upgrade to its signature software application with the upcoming release of Toon Boom Animate 2. The upgrade is designed to give professional ... Continue Reading →

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 →