Daily News Bytes: New ‘Deadpool 2’ Trailer, Sonic’s Secret Dance, an Epic Digital Human & More

PSIAF Confirms ‘Kathmandu’; Call for Entries Open The Palm Springs International Animation Festival returns to the desert this August 22-26, and submissions are now open for all ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

‘Sherlock Gnomes’: Not So Elementary, Dear Watson!

***This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Sherlock Holmes is an infinitely complex, challenging and charismatic character. He’s ... Continue Reading →
Kikoriki: Deja Vu

Odin’s Eye Scores International Sales for ‘Kikoriki: Deja Vu’

Australian sales company Odin’s Eye Entertainment and Russian animation house Riki Group announce a slew of new sales for its upcoming feature Kikoriki: Déjà Vu. The time-travelling ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Studio Ghibli Fest Presents ‘Ponyo,’ China ❤️ ‘Molang’, ‘Rick and Morty’ Fans Take Action & More

Marvel’s Avengers Are Getting Their Own TV Channel Disney TV in the UK and Ireland will launch a “pop up channel” dedicated to the superhero squad, with an on-air takeover ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

‘Isle of Dogs’: Apocalypse Bow-Wow!

*** This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Awe-inspiring stop-motion animation? Check! An unusual storyline driving a magical blend ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania 3

Trailer: Drac’s on the Prowl (and So Is Van Helsing!) in ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Sony Pictures Animation has offered an extended look at its hot toon ticket of 2018: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. In the spot, we glimpse a vulnerable side of Drac as he swipes ... Continue Reading →

FILMART: 108 & Aurora Announce ‘Schirkoa’ Feature Based on Award-Winning Short

Singapore-based 108 Media and co-production partner Aurora Media Holdings revealed a varied multi-title slate of films at the Hong Kong FILMART, including an animated feature based ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Daily News Bytes: First Look at ‘Nightflyers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Trailers Finale, SIGGRAPH 2018 & More

Registration Now Open for SIGGRAPH 2018 Don’t miss out on the preeminent interdisciplinary computer graphics conference, coming to Vancouver, BC for its 45th edition August 12-16. ... Continue Reading →

China Lion & HB Wink Team with Cinesite for David Silverman’s ‘Extinct’

China Lion Film and HB Wink Animation have given the greenlight to their first CG animated family feature, Extinct, being directed by David Silverman (The Simpsons, Monsters, Inc.) ... Continue Reading →
On Happiness Road

Tokyo Anime Awards Fest Winners; Grand Prize Feature Gets Euro Pick-Ups

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018 (animefestival.jp/en) were announced last week at Toshima Center Square. The competition aims to spotlight “unique animation works with ... Continue Reading →