JibJab Jabs at Obama in New Short

Animation site JibJab continued its tradition of political satire, unveiling a new animated short titled He’s Barack Obama at the 65th annual Radio and Television Correspondents’ ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s G-Force Brings 3-D to Gaming

First the movies went 3-D ‘ now get ready to start wearing glasses to play the latest videogames. Disney Interactive Studios’ G-Force game, based on the upcoming movie, ... Continue Reading →

Bashir, Tom & Jerry Waltz Home on DVD, Blu-ray

Waltz With Bashir, the Oscar-nominated animated film from Israeli director Ari Folman, leads a heavy week of animation and VFX-heavy releases on DVD and Blu-ray. Bashir, which told ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Hosts U.S. Premiere of Kells

The Secret of Kells, the long-awaited animated feature from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and The Triplets of Belleville, will have its first U.S. screenings at the New ... Continue Reading →

Spine Animator Landreth to Speak at SIGGRAPH

Chris Landreth, director of the acclaimed computer-animated short film The Spine, will speak at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. Winner of an Academy Award for ... Continue Reading →

English Evangelion to Screen at Anime Expo

The English dub of Hideaki Anno’s feature film Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone will premiere at this year’s Anime Expo. Set for July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →

Monster Sells Four Series to M-Net

Monster Distributes has sold four HD series to M-Net South Africa. The Ireland-based company’s deal will see the network air: ‘ Lifeboat Luke, a 52 x 5 min. search-and-rescue ... Continue Reading →

Special Agent Oso Returns for Disney

Disney Channel has bought a second season of Secret Agent Oso, the hit animated series starring Oscar-nominated actor Sean Astin. The Playhouse Disney series follows Oso, a stuffed ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Grants Dying Girl’s Wish to See Up

Disney-Pixar granted the wish of a terminally ill 10-year-old girl to see the movie Up, showing her the movie only hours before she died of cancer. Colby Curtin, who had been diagnosed ... Continue Reading →

Untitled Ghost Movie Makes Progress at DWA

DreamWorks Animation is moving ahead with the untitled ghost movie idea mentioned recently in its feature film lineup. The story, untitled but referred to at the studio as Boo U., is ... Continue Reading →