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DSC, El Capitan to Host ‘Frankenweenie’ Science Fair

Grab your lab coats, boys and girls! Discovery Science Center (DSC) is partnering with the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to host a Frankenweenie Science Fair, “Sparking an ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hotel Transylvania’ to Premiere at TIFF

Sony Pictures Animation’s highly anticipated 3-D CG feature Hotel Transylvania will get its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 6-16) during the TIFF ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pinocchio’ to Open Venice Days

The independently run branch of the Venice Film Festival known as Venice Days will open on August 30 with the long-awaited 2D animated feature, Pinocchio, directed by Italy’s Enzo ... Continue Reading →
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MoMA Presents Definitive Quay Brothers Retrospective

Visitors to New York’s popular Museum of Modern Arts will have the change to enjoy a fantastic exhibit featuring over 300 pieces by the influential stop-motion animators Quay Brothers ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom and Toon Goggles Launch Joint Venture

Emmy-winning animation software manufacturer Toon Boom and online kids channel Toon Goggles announced that they’ll collaborate to develop new applications that will enable kids to ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Introduces International Pitch Contest

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, international children’s global content market MIPJunior is launching a new competition. Designed to discover the next big brand in kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Pratchett’s World Inspires Irish Animation Project

Ireland’s Animation Hub is adapting a work by famous fantasy and science fiction novelist Terry Pratchett, titled The Duel. Set in the Unseen University of Pratchett’s Discworld ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Banker,’ ‘Tableau’ to Screen at Ottawa

Phil Mulloy’s The Banker, Jean-Francois Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) and Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short It’s Such a Beautiful Day are part of the terrific lineup for ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Company Cuts Ties with Chick-fil-A

The Jim Henson Company will no longer do business with Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A recently told the Baptist Press that Chick-fil-A was “guilty ... Continue Reading →