Nick’s ‘Penguins,’ ‘Fanboy’ Win Daytime Emmys Honors

Penguins of Madagascar was a huge hit for Nickelodeon at the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking home a half-dozen awards. The show, spun off of the popular DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Launches Business Symposium

There’s one more reason to check out this summer’s hot SIGGRAPH event in Vancouver (August 7-11). The organizers are preparing a one-day event for August 7 featuring industry leaders ... Continue Reading →

Sony Ready to Celebrate Global Smurfs Day June 25

Sony Pictures Animation is looking to make this the Smurfiest summer ever, releasing July 29 a major 3D Smurfs movie and declaring June 25 Global Smurfs Day. Global Smurfs Day celebrates ... Continue Reading →

Rule Revisions Affect Animation, VFX Oscar Noms

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Animated Entries Tie for Gold at Student Oscars

It was a cross-country tie in the animation category at the 38th annual Student Academy Awards as two of the three finalists were presented with the Gold Medal honor. The tie was between ... Continue Reading →

‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →

First Look at Annecy-Debuting Pixar Short ‘La Luna’

Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La ... Continue Reading →

Wildbrain’s Polis, ‘Moral Orel’ Creator to Keynote at TAC

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event, the Television Animation Conference or TAC, announces Michael Polis of Wildbrain Entertaiment and Moral Orel creator ... Continue Reading →

D23 Expo Sneaks Peek at 3D ‘Lion King’

Fans attending Disney’s second D23 Expo this August in Anaheim will have a chance to seen an exclusive advance screening of The Lion King in 3D. The Aug. 20 screening in Disney ... Continue Reading →

TV Movie, Bus Tour Kick Off ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Summer

Disney’s going all out to make this the summer of Phineas and Ferb. The popular animated series is getting an original animated movie titled Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd ... Continue Reading →