Up Takes PGA Toon Award

The Disney-Pixar film Up added another notch to its awards belt by taking home the Producers Guild of America award for best animated feature. Up beat out 9, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Still Reigns, Passes Dark Knight

Another weekend, another box-office victory for Avatar, passing The Dark Knight to become the No. 2 all-time domestic grossing movie. The James Cameron film, released by Fox, grossed ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Cuts Software Prices

Software maker Toon Boom Animation has cut the prices on its products to make them affordable to professional animators and students affected by the recession. The main price changes ... Continue Reading →

Up Leads Animated Pics for BAFTA Noms

Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Up all made the cut as nominees the BAFTA Award for best animated feature, securing their status as awards season front-runners. Up earned a total of ... Continue Reading →

Auctions to Help Animator Pay for Son’s Care

Animation and cartoon artwork is being auctioned off on eBay as a benefit to pay the medical related to an auto accident that injured Matthew Hodge, the teenage son of former Disney ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Orders Two Seasons of Robot Chicken

Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block and the producers of Robot Chicken have agreed on an order for two more seasons of the popular animated comedy series. The deal with Robot ... Continue Reading →

Kavaleer’s Garth & Bev Move to Cbeebies

Dublin-based Kavaleer Productions’ new animated series Garth & Bev has been picked up by the BBC’s Cbeebies. A co-pro between Kavaleer and Canada’s Copernicus ... Continue Reading →

Tooth Fairy, Legion Challenge Avatar

Will laughter or screams finally topple Avatar? That’s the question as the box office juggernaut faces a trio of newcomers all hoping to claim its title this weekend. Up first ... Continue Reading →

DQE Chief Finalist for Business Award

Tapaas Chakravarti, the chairman, managing director and CEO of animation company DQ Entertainment has been named a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award ... Continue Reading →

New DVD Release Set for Bakugan Battle Brawlers

The popular animated series Bakugan Battle Brawlers is coming to DVD on April 13, with more than 5 hours of content. The two-disc set of the Cartoon Network hit series will feature ... Continue Reading →