A Bug’s Life Crawls onto Blu-ray

A Bug’s Life, the second CG-animated feature from Pixar after the 1995 debut of Toy Story, arrives in high-def Blu-ray this week. The Blu-ray edition of the film includes several ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Solicits Entries for SIGGRAPH Showcase

Software company Autodesk has put a call for entries for the Best of the Best Animation Show Reel it will showcase at this year’s SIGGRAPH. The reel will be shown at Autodesk’s ... Continue Reading →

Ponyo to Close L.A. Film Fest

The English-language premiere of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated Ponyo will be the closing film of this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. The film, inspired by the Hans Christian ... Continue Reading →

Student Oscars Pick Three Animated Winners

Twelve student films, including three animated ones, have been named winners in the 36th annual Student Academy Awards. The animated winners are: ‘ Kites, Jed Henry, Brigham ... Continue Reading →

Gervais to Animate Podcasts for HBO

Original Office mate Ricky Gervais is getting animated, with HBO ordering 13 episodes of a new cartoon series based on the actor’s popular series of podcasts. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Fox, Aniboom Seek Holiday Special Ideas

The Fox TV network and virtual animation studio Aniboom are looking for some holiday cheer as they announce a contest seeking the next classic animated holiday special. The contest ... Continue Reading →

Angels Edge Out Trek at Box Office

Angels & Demons, director Ron Howard’s The Da Vinci Code sequel starring Tom Hanks, ruled from on high at the box office this weekend, earning approximately $48 million in ... Continue Reading →

Hemsworth Picks Up Hammer of Thor

Actor Chris Hemsworth is having a good year: First he became the father of Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek, and now he’s about to be proven worthy of lifting the hammer Mjolnir ... Continue Reading →

UMG Lands 3-D Studio Canal Feature

Universal Music Group has agreed to handle all North American theatrical, DVD, TV and non-theatrical rights, as well as global soundtrack rights, to the Studio Canal 3-D animated movie ... Continue Reading →

Funny Little Bugs Set for Film, Game

MKO principals Nathanael Karmitz and Aton Soumache are set to produce Funny Little Bugs as a 3-D animated film and videogame. The game and movie, based on the bestselling children’s ... Continue Reading →