‘Panda 2,’ ‘Rio,’ ‘Rango’ Lead Crowd of Super Bowl Movie Ads

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, which means its time for football fans to root for the Pittsburgh Steelers or Green Bay Packers — also to check out all the great commercials. Among ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Animates Ad for Canada’s Funcheez

Canadians who don’t skip the commercials will be getting a peak at some delicious new animation from Wallace & Gromit creators Aardman Entertainment. The U.K.-based company ... Continue Reading →

Animated Ads: Superfad’s Raving Rabbids

Take a peek at this ad that Superfad put together for Ubisoft’s Raving Rabbids videogame, “Travel in Time.” Here’s a few images, followed by the credits for ... Continue Reading →

A Swashbuckling Saladin Debuts at MIPCOM

Saladin, a 12th century Middle Eastern hero who ruled over Egypt, Syria, Meospotamia, Hejaz and Yemen, and was widely admired for his chivalrous behavior towards followers of all religious ... Continue Reading →

Calabash Wins Telly Awards for TrixToons

Calabash Animation has won two Silver Telly Awards and one Bronze Telly Award for three animated TrixToons shorts it made as part of a campaign for General Mills’ Trix Yogurt. The ... Continue Reading →

Into Mania Launches Studio With Global Span

Into Mania has announced its launch as a global animation studio with directors based in London, New York, Vancouver and Hong Kong. The studio was formed by seven veterans of the CG ... Continue Reading →

Larranaga and Kinney Open Saints LA

Saints LA, a new visual effects, design and motion graphics boutique, has announced its opening in downtown Los Angeles and a three-spot ad campaign with Kodak as its first major project. ... Continue Reading →

Ka-chew! Signs Quakenbush and Trussell

Commercial production company ka-chew! has added to its staff animation directors Corky Quakenbush and Joel Trussell. Quakenbush has directed, produced and developed programs for just ... Continue Reading →

Wildbrain Alumni Form Special Agent

Former Wildbrain co-founder Phil Robinson and producer Amy Capen have opened in San Francisco a new boutique animation studio called Special Agent Productions. The company recently ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Adds Staff; Completes Campaigns

Los Angeles-based production company Animal Logic has expanded its staff, moved into a new location and completed design work, visual effects and animation on campaigns for Toyota, ... Continue Reading →