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 →

FX Orders Second Season for Archer

FX has renewed its new animated comedy series Archer for a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter‘s The Live Feed blog, the cable network has ordered 13 episodes for ... Continue Reading →

Deal Expands Naruto Airings in Latin America

VIZ Media has expanded its deal with Televideo Services to bring new seasons of the anime hit Naruto to viewers throughout Central and South America. As part of the agreement, Season ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Debuts Ugly Americans March 17

Ugly Americans are invading the airwaves of Comedy Central, starting March 17. The half-hour animated horror-comedy series, which follows a social worker in charge of integrating such ... Continue Reading →

Justice League, $9.99 Cue Up on Home Video

Whether you’re looking for answers to why we’re here on earth or what life would be like on another earth, this week’s animated home video releases have the answers. For ... Continue Reading →