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Just in time for Oscar weekend, the Disney archives have released a newly discovered sketch from 1938 short Mickey’s Toothache, part of an unfinished cartoon that was created to give the rodent star a more complete character. The sketch shows Mickey being chased by a dentist’s chair and archenemy Pete. [...]
Management-production company The Gotham Group, which reps a lion’s share of animation professionals, and talent management outfit Principal Entertainment Los Angeles have launched a joint venture. The companies will continue to operate at Gotham’s offices on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles says The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement was made by [...]
If you’ve been dying to own a piece of original, hand-crafted material from LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated feature ParaNorman, your wish will be granted on Friday (Feb. 22). Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California will host an online auction of two props from the popular stop-motion pic, directed by Chris [...]
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year has set an all-time record by receiving over 2,200 film submissions for its nine festival competitions. Selected films will [...]
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has revealed the list of nominees for the 39th annual Saturn Awards, with Peter Jackson’s vfx blockbuster The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey garnering the most nods with nine nominations. Other top contenders are Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Sam Mendes’ [...]
Turner is launching a major marketing campaign for its Toonami brand in the Asia Pacific region. As part of the launch campaign for the block, which officially premiered on Dec. 1, animation fans are invited to attend events, enter an innovative competition and be a part of the brand’s development [...]
Autodesk is calling on artists/aspiring travel agents to design the ultimate animated getaway for Gwen and Dave–stars of the new short from Autodesk and Hatch Studios–for a chance to win great hardware and software prizes. Contest entries can be in the form of an imaginative short film and/or postcard created [...]
Scrat is looking for a few good interns. That’s right, Greenwich, Connecticut-based Blue Sky Studios, the company behind the durable Ice Age movies and this summer’s upcoming Epic feature has announced its 2013 summer internship program. Billed as a fun, exciting and educationally packed 10 weeks, the Blue Sky Studios [...]
Pixar’s latest animated short The Blue Umbrella, which debuted this month at the Berlin Festival, will make its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival (March 8-16) in Austin. Directed by Saschka Unseld, the short is slated to play in theaters with Monsters University beginning [...]
We couldn’t get enough of Google’s wonderful animated tribute to Valentine’s Day and the 154th birthday of George Ferris, the inventor of the Ferris wheel this year. The Feb. 14th interactive Doodle features two Ferris wheels, packed with different animals. Once you click on the heart button, the wheels spin [...]