Sony Training Program Takes a Page from Animation Mentor

IPAX, the Sony Pictures Digital Productions professional education program, has just wrapped its first online mentorship program using unique technology from Animation Mentor. The three-month ... Continue Reading →

MySpace Taps ex-Facebooker as CEO

MySpace has added former Facebook exec Owen Van Natta to the top of its friend list as CEO of the social networking giant. Van Natta was previously chief revenue officer and VP of operations ... Continue Reading →

Change4Life Touts Active Video Games

A U.K. healthy lifestyles campaign that drew fire from the video game industry for ads painting games as unhealthy is set to unveil new ads touting the virtues of video games that promote ... Continue Reading →

Toho Chairman Matsuoka Resigns

Isao Matsuoka is stepping down as chairman of Japanese film studio Toho after more than 50 years with the company. Matsuoka became president of the company in 1977 and successfully ... Continue Reading →

Bashir Attacks DVD, Blu-ray June 23

Waltz With Bashir, Ari Folman’s Oscar-nominated animated documentary about his experiences as an Israeli soldier in Lebanon, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray June 23. The Sony ... Continue Reading →

Mutants and Bugs Make for Looney Week of DVD Releases

Classic animation gets its due this week, with the DVD releases of the full-length feature film The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie and the classic 1990s superhero series X-Men. Looney, ... Continue Reading →

Review: X-Men Vol. 1 and 2 ‘ With Clips!

Long absent from the shelves of animation and comic book fans was the 1990s X-Men animated series ‘ an oversight now redressed thanks to the release of a pair of 2-disc DVD sets ... Continue Reading →

Tribe’s Raccoon & Crawfish Tops Vegas Fest

The 3-D animated short film Raccoon & Crawfish has added the top animation prize at the Las Vegas Film Festival to its growing list of festival kudos. The film, created by the ... Continue Reading →

Aardman and @Bristol Team Up for New Exhibition

Aardman Animation stars Wallace & Gromit are the main attractions in a new exhibit due to open this summer at Explore @Bristol in the United Kingdom. The interactive exhibition, ... Continue Reading →

Euro Markets Snap Up New Noddy Series

Noddy sure isn’t showing his age as he celebrates his 60th anniversary by landing sales in several international markets. Distributor Chorion has sold the new series Noddy in ... Continue Reading →