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New Tax Credits Introduced for U.K. Animation

The U.K. government announced yesterday that it’s working on offering tax credits for high-end dramas and animation produced in the country. Chancellor George Osborne outlined a new ... Continue Reading →
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Muppets Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the rest of lovable Muppets receives their star on the Hollywood Walk (“Wocka Wocka”) of Fame today (Tuesday) in celebration of the release of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces 2012 Festival Lineup

The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation ... Continue Reading →
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Bradford Fest Celebrates Chuck Jones Centennial

Legendary animator Chuck Jones will be the subject of a special tribute at the 18th Bradford International Film Festival  (April 19-29) in the U.K. on the occasion of his 100th birthday. BIFF ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Gruffalo’s Child’ Win British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry ... Continue Reading →
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Updated: ‘Superman vs. The Elite’ Premieres at WonderCon

Attendees at this weekend’s WonderCon in Anaheim will have a chance to see the world premiere screening of Superman vs. The Elite, the most-recent DC Universe original animated ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Encounters Festival Open for Submissions

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Set to Close Edinburgh Fest in European Premiere

Disney-Pixar is taking its next feature film “home” for a special premiere. Brave, the next 3D animated feature from the Emeryville-based powerhouse, is slated to have its ... Continue Reading →
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MoCCA to Present a Night with Frederator’s Seibert

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) in New York City will feature an evening with award-winning animation producer and media entrepreneur Fred Seibert on Thuresday, March 17, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Honors ‘Zarafa,’ Perro Verde

The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped on Friday with special honors given to Spanish outfit Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for the acclaimed feature Wrinkles. Manuel ... Continue Reading →