Lasseter Gets PGA Award

The Producers Guild of America has awarded John Lasseter, the chief creative officer for Pixar and Disney Animation, the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. Lasseter ... Continue Reading →

LaMB Takes Golden Bell For Best Animation

Animax’s original animation project LaMB has won the Golden Bell Award ‘ Taiwan’s equivalent of an Emmy Award ‘ for Best Animation Program. The judging panel ... Continue Reading →

Nick Buys Global Rights to Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon has bought the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment for a price of about $60 million. Nick immediately announced ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Joins Harlem Globetrotters for Licensing, New TV

The Harlem Globetrotters got one giant step closer to returning to TV animation by signing on with Cookie Jar Group for a global licensing and entertainment deal. Under the deal, Cookie ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s NFB Launches iPhone App

The National Film Board of Canada is calling all iPhone-equipped animation fans with a new application for the popular mobile device. The mobile application is available now and allows ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Gets on Tweak’s RV

Aardman Animations has integrated Tweak Software’s RV image and sequence viewing application into its Linux-based CG animation pipeline. The Oscar-winning studio has been using ... Continue Reading →

YTV Picks Up Full Season of Pretty Cure

Canada’s YTV has bought 23 more episodes of Toei Animation’s Pretty Cure, completing the first season of the show. The first 26 episodes of the popular anime series for ... Continue Reading →

ImageMovers Lines Up Behind Airman

Gil Kenan, director of Monster House, is signed on to Airman, a $150 million motion-capture fantasy film from Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers banner. The film is based on a book ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Change Into DVD, Blu-ray Discs

Fans of the robots in disguise will be morphing into couch potatoes this week, thanks to a pair of amazing new Transformers releases. Up first is the summer blockbuster Transformers: ... Continue Reading →

Bay Area WIA to Discuss ‘Self-Branding’

The Bay Area chapter of Women in Animation will meet to discuss ‘self branding’ Thursday at the Art Institute of California-San Francisco. The meeting begins with a networking ... Continue Reading →