D23: Depp On Pirates 4, Zemeckis Remakes Yellow Sub

Johnny Depp has signed on to star in a fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, delivering the news directly to Disney fans at the studio’s first ever D23 fan event in Anaheim, ... Continue Reading →

D23: Lasseter Promises More Hand-drawn Animation

Pixar and Disney animation chief John Lasseter has built the studio’s sterling reputation on cutting-edge CG animation, but says Disney fans can expect to see a lot more hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →

Panelists Set for VES Production Summit 09

The Visual Effects Society has announced its lineup of speakers for its daylong Production Summit 09, set to take place Oct. 24 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey. The event ... Continue Reading →

Princess and Frog Gets Ultimate Disney Experience

Disney is going all out to welcome its latest princess into the family. The studio plans to host special screenings in Burbank and New York of its upcoming animated musical feature ... Continue Reading →

12 Companies Nominated for Cartoon Tributes

Twelve finalists have been nominated for three European Animation Honors at this year’s Cartoon Tributes, part of the 20th annual Cartoon Forum convention set for Sept. 22-25 ... Continue Reading →

Special Offer! Discount Passes to CTN’s Animation Expo

The Sept. 30 deadline is fast approaching for the money-saving early-bird registration to Creative Talent Network’s Animation Expo ‘ a deal made extra great for Animation ... Continue Reading →

Venice Honors Pixar ‘Geeks’

The self-proclaimed ‘animation geeks’ of Pixar were the toast of the Lido Sunday, as the Venice Film Festival honored the studio and its filmmakers with a lifetime achievement ... Continue Reading →

Academy Considers 11 Sci-Tech Honorees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 11 candidates for its scientific and technical achievements honors. The selected achievements are: ‘ Enabling Technologies ... Continue Reading →

Acker Curates Online Short Film Showcase

Shane Acker, director of the new stop-motion animated feature film 9, has curated an online animated short film showcase for Film in Focus.com, presented by Kodak. Acker won a Student ... Continue Reading →

Rare Mickey Mouse Toy to be Auctioned

If you’re in the market for a rare Tippco Mickey and Minnie toy or love to get your hands on a classic Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon collectible, you should definitely check out ... Continue Reading →