Appliya, FUNimation Bring Anime Apps to iPhone

Japanese iPhone app maker Appliya has struck a deal with American anime importer FUNimation to create iPhone and iPod Touch anime apps for fans in North America. The first release under ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons’ 450th Episode and Special Air Sunday

Set the DVR, The Simpsons‘ 20th anniversary celebration is set to peak Sunday with the airing of the series’ 450th episode followed by a new one-hour documentary on the ... Continue Reading →

ESPN, Discovery Plan 3D TV Nets

By now audiences are used to donning the glasses for 3-D animated features at the movies ‘ an experience Discovery and ESPN are going to try bringing into the home. The two cable ... Continue Reading →

Up Earns Pair of PGA Nominations

Up scored twice at the Producers Guild of America awards, earning nominations for both best picture and best animated feature. The animated feature category also includes usual suspects ... Continue Reading →

Ozone Releases 3rd Planet Game for iPhone

Ozone Inc. is stepping into the iPhone game. The Boston-based animation studio, best known for its Emmy-winning animated web series It’s Jerrytime!, has released the arcade shooter ... Continue Reading →

Video Forecast: Cloudy, Mighty Mouse, Super Friends

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Sony, $28.96 DVD, $34.95 special edition two-disc DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray and DVD) arrives as the week’s major release. The movie, whose success ... Continue Reading →

Animated Gervais Debuts Feb. 19 on HBO

He’s been the worst boss ever on The Office and a face in the on-set crowd in Extras, and now ‘ right after hosting the Golden Globes ceremony ‘ Ricky Gervais is getting ... Continue Reading →

Disney Buys Stake in Stan Lee’s POW!

In the public perception, Marvel and Stan Lee are one and the same. And now that Disney’s completed its merger with the comic-book company it’s also cutting a new deal with ... Continue Reading →

National Critics Honor Mr. Fox Production Design

The Hurt Locker dominated the year-end honors from the National Society of Film Critics, but the group still gave a nod to animation with an unusual nomination for Fantastic Mr. Fox. The ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Soars to the Top Worldwide

Avatar easily held onto to its box office crown in the first weekend of the New Year, kicking off 2010 by carrying on the record-setting pace set last year. The overall box office take ... Continue Reading →