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Cartoon Movie Announces 2012 Tribute Nominations

The European animation industry will pay tribute to the sector’s personalities of the year during the Cartoon Movie Tributes ceremony on March 9 in Lyon, France. Participants ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Plans Major Waterpark in Thailand

If you’re booking a trip to Asia, you may want to add Bang Saray (near Pattaya) on the east coast of Thailand to your itinerary. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ Musical Set to Premiere in Chicago

A new musical based on the Rudyard Kipling book and 1967 Disney adaptation of The Jungle Book will premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theater, reports Variety. The new production will ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2012 Calls for Real-Time Content

CG animation confab SIGGRAPH 2012 is looking for cutting-edge Real-Time Live! content to be presented as part of this year’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival. Examples of ... Continue Reading →
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Universal’s Spider-Man Attraction Gets Animation Upgrade

Universal Orlando Resort is adding major visual enhancements to its Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man attraction. The popular ride will soon feature all-new 4K digital high definition ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Loves ‘Rango,’ ‘Hugo’ and ‘Lessmore’

After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held ... Continue Reading →
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Rare ‘Calvin & Hobbes’ Drawing Sells for $107,550

Seventeen years after the last comic-strip was created by elusive artist Bill Waterson, an original Calvin & Hobbes drawing for the 1989-1990 calendar fetched $107,550 at an auction ... Continue Reading →
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Pocoyo Plays Big Part in Earth Hour Initiative

As the official Global Kids’ Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour initiative for a second year, Zinkia Entertainment’s popular animated character Pocoyo will support ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Spotlight VFX of ‘Hugo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto Toon Fest to Host Hertzfeldt

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International has announced it will present an evening with Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, which will include a screening of his ... Continue Reading →