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Academy to Introduce New Animation Oscar Rules

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is shaking up the process for determining this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar. The Hollywood Reporter says the nominees will ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Toons Thrive at 2013 Cartoon Forum

The 2013 edition of Cartoon Forum, the three-day TV animation pitching and co-production event held in Toulouse France drew a record attendance of 850 professionals, pitching 68 European ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Releases ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Novel and Picture Book

VIZ Media celebrates the 25th Anniversary of director Hayao Miyazaki’s popular animated movie My Neighbor Totoro with a special tie-in novel and picture book on October 1st. Published ... Continue Reading →
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CGTrader Reveals Character Challenge Winners

Back in August, CGTrader.com–a leading site for artists to create and share CG character models–launched the 3D Character Challenge. Participating artists had a month to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Science of Botheration’ Is Most Popular Show at Forum

Vivement Lundi’s Science of Botheration presentation at this past week’s Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, proved to be the most popular session of the event. With 354 ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Offers New Seasons of ‘Saint Seiya’ and ‘Driland’

Toei Animation will debut the new chapters of its popular animated shows Saint Seiya Ω (Omega) and Driland at MIPCOM 2013, it was announced by Hiroyuki Kinoshita, President and CEO ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tito on Ice,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ Win Ottawa’s Top Honors

Tito on Ice and by Max Andersson & Helena Ahonen (Sweden) and Lonely Bones by Rosto were the surprising winners of the top prizes at the 2013 Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival (OIAF) ... Continue Reading →
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Craig Bartlett Offers Inspiring Keynote at Ottawa

If you were a kid in the ’90s, then chances are Craig Bartlett’s hugely popular Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! played an important part in your childhood. The talented animator ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Releases Schedule for N.Y. Comic-Con

Adult Swim has announced its list of panels and talent signings for fan-favorite series The Venture Bros., Robot Chicken, The Heart, She Holler, Eagleheart, Rick and Morty, and China, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Celebrates Vic the Viking’s 40th

European entertainment company Studio 100 will celebrate 40 years of the popular children’s animated series Vic the Viking at Brand Licensing Europe this October. The new CG-animated ... Continue Reading →