Tying Your Own Shoes Wins Leipzig Doc Honor

Tying Your Own Shoes, an animated film directed by Shira Avni and produced by the National Film Board of Canada, won the Golden Dove Award for short film at the Leipzig Festival of ... Continue Reading →

Gamble Rolls to Disney TV Animation

Kevin Gamble is joining Disney Television Animation as its vice president of development. Gamble will oversee development of new animated shorts and series for children, tweens and ... Continue Reading →

Clone Wars, G.I. Joe, Superheroes Storm DVD Shelves

It’s an animation invasion on home video this week, with clones, joes, superheroes and more arriving on DVD and Blu-ray. Up first is Star Wars: The Clone Wars’The Complete ... Continue Reading →

Fox Orders Season 6 of American Dad!

The Fox network has ordered a sixth season of American Dad!, the animated comedy series co-created by Family Guy guru Seth MacFarlane. The show, which will reach its milestone 100th ... Continue Reading →

Sherlock Holmes Steps in to Sponsor Family Guy Special

Warner Bros. has stepped in to fill the void left by Microsoft’s decision to drop its exclusive sponsorship of the Fox TV special Family Guy Presents: Seth and Alex’s Almost ... Continue Reading →

Disney Puts Fish Hooks into Production

Disney Television Animation has begun production on a new animated comedy series titled Fish Hooks for Disney Channel. The new series, about three aquatic friends who live in a fish ... Continue Reading →

Jackson a Monster Hit at Box Office

To no one’s surprise, the Michael Jackson documentary This Is It dominated the weekend box office, taking in $21.3 million from Friday to Sunday and bringing its five-day total ... Continue Reading →

Roger Rabbit Writers Developing Sequel

The original writers of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? are back on the job, developing a script for a sequel to the classic 1988 mix of live-action and animation. Robert Zemeckis, who directed ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Animated Feature Entries Due Nov. 2

Animated features films have until 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, to submit their entry forms and supporting materials to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration in ... Continue Reading →

Evolutions Opens Boutique Shop Called Earth

U.K. post-production house Evolutions has opened Earth, a boutique digital studio that will offer services in the commercials, design, promotions and visual effects spheres. Earth will ... Continue Reading →