Kadokawa Talk to Kick Off Animation Asia Conference

The CEO of Kadokawa Group Holdings will kick off the Animation Asia Conference with a keynote address titled ‘Bringing Japan’s Content to the World ‘ Think Globally, ... Continue Reading →

Kids BAFTA Noms Have CelAction 2D in Common

The preschool animation nominees for the 2009 Children’s BAFTAs are as different as can be content wise, but all were made using the CelAction2D animation software. The nominees ... Continue Reading →

Zemeckis’ Carol Kicks Off Holiday Movie Season

The holiday movie season kicks off with a motion-captured bang this weekend, with the wide opening of Disney’s A Christmas Carol. The stereoscopic 3-D film, directed by Robert ... Continue Reading →

Galifianakis Eyes Role in Puss in Boots

Hangover star Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks Animation’s planned Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Wheeler ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Launches Jaroo.com Video Site

Cookie Jar Entertainment has launched an online video site for kids called Jaroo.com. The site offers free, full-length episodes of popular children’s shows and movies. It’s ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Releases Flip Boom All-Star for Teens

Toon Boom Animation is helping animation revisit its youths, with the release of Flip Boom All-Star ‘ an easy-to-use software application for teens. The software makes it easy ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Founder Shel Dorf Dies

Shel Dorf, a major figure in founding and organizing the annual San Diego Comic-Con, died Nov. 3 at the age of 76. A lifelong fan of comic strips, comic books and their creators, Dorf ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Look at Nick’s Fanboy and Chum Chum

Being a superhero isn’t easy, but it sure is funny. It’s also a chance for animators to bring together the polish of CG and the classic squash and stretch style of classic ... Continue Reading →

Walden Plans Berenstain Bears Movie

Classic children’s book characters The Berenstain Bears are coming to the big screen in a live-action/CG hybrid movie. Walden Media has acquired the rights to the characters, ... Continue Reading →

Owen Wilson to Voice Marmaduke

Actor Owen Wilson has signed on to voice the canine star in Marmaduke, a live-action and CG animation hybrid adaptation of the long-running comic panel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →