Rovio Adds Global Partners for ‘Angry Birds’

Rovio Entertainment has appointed several licensing agencies in EMEA to help both the licensor and local licensees realize the full potential of the Angry Birds brand. Teaming up alongside ... Continue Reading →

All Hands on Drac

Genndy Tartakovsky draws up a graphic approach to 3D animation in directing the Sony Pictures Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →

Buddies to the End

Teen boys’ authentic relationship grounds the lunacy in Disney XD’s new series Pickle and Peanut. When Disney gave the green light last year to Pickle & Peanut and released ... Continue Reading →

World Animation & VFX Summit Adds Three Master Classes

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has announced three Master Classes for the Masters to take place on the last day of the event, Nov. 4, at the California Yacht ... Continue Reading →

Fred Rogers Co. Receives $3M Federal Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

The Fred Rogers Co. has earned a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support Peg + Cat, its multiple Emmy-winning animated math series on PBS Kids. The grant renews ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Renews Marvel’s ‘Guardians’

Disney XD announced at New York Comic-Con that it has ordered a sophomore season of the animated series Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. The second season is in production and ... Continue Reading →

MAXON Sets Itinerary for Cinema 4D Road Show

MAXON has announced dates and locations for its Cinema 4D Road Show, which gives those interested in using the 3D modeling, animation and rendering application the lowdown on all the ... Continue Reading →

Troika Puts Its Mark on ‘Daily Show,’ Food Network Campaign

Troika has been having a good summer, with the marketing and branding agency having delivered a pair of high-profile projects, including a new show identity for The Daily Show with ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets LAIKA Anniversary Tribute

The VIEW Conference 2015 has added a special celebration of LAIKA’s 10th anniversary and several special presentations about the future of videogames to this year’s gathering. Set ... Continue Reading →

Bakshi’s ‘Coney Island’ Due Oct. 29 via Vimeo

Animation legend Ralph Bakshi’s new animated feature Last Days of Coney Island is set for release Oct. 29 exclusively online via Vimeo on Demand. Created, written and directed by ... Continue Reading →