Archaia, Henson Team Up for Comics

The Jim Henson Co. is teaming up with Archaia Comics to publish graphic novels based on the studio’s numerous franchises. The deal includes such classic Henson properties as Fraggle ... Continue Reading →

Starz Starts Up ABE Toons With Talent Search

Starz Digital Media has launched its new animation site ABE Toons, marking the debut of the site with a talent search contest seeking out the next great animator. The site, www.abetoons.com, ... Continue Reading →

Alfred Hedgehog Video Game Detected

Young video game players soon will join TV viewers in exploring The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog. A video game based on the animated series will launch in January for the PC and the ... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Series Ride Pitch Program to Success

Two animated series pitched by graduates of the Brazilian TV Producers’ International Training Program in Animation have scored production deals through a special pitching session ... Continue Reading →

First Look at Airbender; New Ponyo Trailer

Paramount has released the first trailer for The Last Airbender, M. Night Shyamalan’s live-action adaptation of the popular Nick animated adventure series. The film, which stars ... Continue Reading →

JibJab Jabs at Obama in New Short

Animation site JibJab continued its tradition of political satire, unveiling a new animated short titled He’s Barack Obama at the 65th annual Radio and Television Correspondents’ ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s G-Force Brings 3-D to Gaming

First the movies went 3-D ‘ now get ready to start wearing glasses to play the latest videogames. Disney Interactive Studios’ G-Force game, based on the upcoming movie, ... Continue Reading →

Bashir, Tom & Jerry Waltz Home on DVD, Blu-ray

Waltz With Bashir, the Oscar-nominated animated film from Israeli director Ari Folman, leads a heavy week of animation and VFX-heavy releases on DVD and Blu-ray. Bashir, which told ... Continue Reading →

NYICFF Hosts U.S. Premiere of Kells

The Secret of Kells, the long-awaited animated feature from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and The Triplets of Belleville, will have its first U.S. screenings at the New ... Continue Reading →

Spine Animator Landreth to Speak at SIGGRAPH

Chris Landreth, director of the acclaimed computer-animated short film The Spine, will speak at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. Winner of an Academy Award for ... Continue Reading →