Woody Saluted in Hollywood

In honor of Universal Home Entertainment’s upcoming release of The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection, StoryMakers Studio brought top animation talent and ... Continue Reading →

Congrats Pitch Party Winners!

The results of the 6th Annual Animation Magazine Pitch Party are in and it’s time to meet this year’s winners! Our panel of Industry execs made their picks and thousands ... Continue Reading →

Pearce Sisters Takes Top Prize at Platform

The Pearce Sisters, Luis Cook’s wickedly funny and macabre tale about two weather-lashed Sisters living in remote coastal town won the Grand Prix (as well as best Art Design Prize) ... Continue Reading →

Animator Salute Woody Woodpecker in Hollywood

On July 11, StoryMakers Studio will bring several of the biggest names in the cartoon world to the Grauman’s Chinese Theatres Complex in Hollywood for a star-studded salute to ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Convention Hits Rhode Island

As DreamWorks and Paramount get set to release their live-action Transformers movie next week, fans of the toys and animated series will be descending upon Providence, Rhode Island ... Continue Reading →

ILM Talks Transformers at SIGGRAPH

The VFX wizards at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) will reveal how they brought mercurial, 30-foot-tall robots to life for DreamWorks/Paramount’s Transformers at this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Bandai Brings Freedom to Anime Expo

Bandai Visual USA Inc. today announced that it will be continuously screening Freedom, the first anime title to be released on HD DVD in North America, at Anime Expo 2007. The event ... Continue Reading →

Animated Emmy Winners Named

Toon voicers Christopher Lloyd from PBS’ Cyberchase and Tom Kenny from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants were on hand at the Hollywood & Highland ballroom in Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Jimmy, Peter Score Big at Annecy

Christopher Nielsen’s Free Jimmy took the Cristal for Best Feature, while Suzie Templeton’s stop-mo retelling of Peter and the Wolf took top honors in the short film competition ... Continue Reading →

Canada Spain Ani Co-Prod Summit Pretty Successful, Eh?

More or less proving that Canada-Spain animation co-prods are a good thing, 80 companies held a two-day summit last week in Barcelona to review and promote details of the recently extended ... Continue Reading →