Groening Draws Crowd at Comic-Con

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening was joined by producers, writers and other members of his merry toon crew to dish some new information about the long-running animated FOX series ... Continue Reading →

Geeks Inherit the World at Comic-Con ’05

By all early estimates, the latest edition of Comic-Con was a huge success, both for the legions of fans attending the show and for the studios toy companies and TV and cable entities ... Continue Reading →

AFI Launches Digital Content Fest

The American Film Institute (AFI) is set to begin its Digital Content Festival on July 20 at its Hollywood campus. The day-long event is intended to showcase the year’s best interactive ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Names Finalists

Cartoon Forum, the annual European animation festival and trade confab, released the list of five films competing for the coveted Cartoon d’Or at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →

COMIC-CON: Microsoft, Marvel Sign MMOG Pact

Microsoft Corp. and Marvel Enterprises Inc. today announced at the San Diego Comic-Con Int’l that they have entered into a licensing agreement that gives Microsoft exclusive rights ... Continue Reading →

COMIC-CON: Disaster! Strikes Comic-Con

Fans of stop-motion animation and unapologetically crude humor will definitely want to check out Dream Entertainment’s Disaster!, a new animated feature being previewed at Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →

Chung, Theron in Flux at Comic-Con

Peter Chung, creator of the 1995 animated MTV cult hit, Aeon Flux, will participate in a Comic-Con panel discussion about the upcoming Paramount Pictures/Lakeshore Ent. live-action ... Continue Reading →

Games-to-Comics Software Debuts at Comic-Con

First came Machinama, an artform that has gamers make their own movies from video game engines, and now gamer-produced comic books are on the way. Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Planetwide ... Continue Reading →

Edgar, Fish Stitch Up Pitch Party Wins

Results of the Fourth Annual Animation Magazine Pitch Party are in and Leo Antolini’s Edgar and Kipp has emerged from the pack to take top honors. Our distinguished panel of industry ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Celebrate ‘Animated Performance’

Incredibles director Brad Bird and Looney Tunes: Back in Action helmer Eric Goldberg will be among the guests of honor as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents ‘The ... Continue Reading →