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Maggie is back! Fox has brought back the Oscar-nominated short Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”, to select theaters this month to increase awareness of the project, directed by David Silverman and written by Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Al Jean, David Mirkin, Joel H. Cohen and Michael Price. Maggie Simpson [...]
As the Kidscreen Summit in New York wrapped up, the event celebrated its special awards presentation honoring the year’s best work in children’s television. The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee did hosting duty, bestowing honors determined by two panels of broadcast executive judges in the Programming and Creative Talent categories. Many [...]
The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home four Visual Effects Society Awards last night during the 11th annual ceremony. This included the top prize for outstanding visual effects [...]
Discovery Kids announced during the Kidscreen Summit that Portfolio Entertainment will be distributing the new animated preschool series Doki, which it is also producing. Based on the popular Discovery Kids Latin America character, the series (26 x 30 or 52 x 11) follows Doki and his friends as they embark on [...]
Joel Cohen, veteran writer and producer for The Simpsons, offered a hilarious take on the iconic’s show approach to creativity during Kidscreen Summit’s opening keynote session in New York City today (Feb. 5). During the irreverent keynote titled “The Tao of Homer—Lessons in Creativity and Innovation from The Simpsons,” Cohen [...]
Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard Moore also won for Best Director. The acclaimed movie, which has made over $368.4 million globally, was also honored [...]
The organizers of this year’s New York International Children’s Festival have unveiled an A-list line-up of acclaimed animated features from all over the world scheduled to screen at the fest (Feb. 28-March 25). Benjamin Renner’s Cesar-nominated, charming 2D-animated feature Ernest and Celestine kicks off the festival on March 1st at [...]
FMX, Stuttgart’s renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia is putting the finishing polish on its programming for the 2013 edition, taking place April 23-26 in the German city. According to the event organizers, the key words this year are “lean, smart and agile” with a focus on the [...]
The 40th Annual Annie Awards have revealed which names from the toon biz will be hosting honors at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The lucky fellows are former Annie Awards host and movie reviewer Leonard Maltin, and voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche. [...]
Bristol based animation powerhouse Aardman teamed up with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to deliver a visually stunning music promo to accompany the single ‘Winter Trees’ from their debut album ‘Dead & Born & Grow’. Aardman directors Karni and Saul, wanted to create a beautifully emotive [...]