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Lalaoopsy Lands on Treehouse: MGA and Corus Entertainment’s new animated series Lalaloopsy is set to premiere on Canada’s preschool network Treehouse on Saturday, May 4 at 8 a.m. The 52 x 22 series is based on the best-selling toy line for girls and explores themes such as diversity, friendship and teamwork through [...]
Seth Meyers and Michael Shoemaker’s new animated series The Awesomes will premiere on August 1st on Hulu. Entertainment Weekly reports that the that the 10-episode series will revolved around the greatest superhero team in history and explores what happens after the most powerful members of the team decide to leave. [...]
VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal Pictures sci-fi flick Oblivion utilized the company’s Cinema 4D software to bring their futuristic vision to the big screen. Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: [...]
FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
There are plenty of animated DVDs to keep toon heads busy this week as we all wait for the arrival of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University in theaters. First up, if you missed the third season of The Ricky Gervais Show on HBO (yes, we feel your pain! [...]
Bristol-based Aardman Animations has created a four-minute, digital 2D animated short titled The Lonely Dodo to highlight the plight of endangered species around the world for international charity Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Brand agency TheFrameworks was also a collaborator, helping to create the charming film imagined from the perspective of [...]
Kids free on-demand TV network Kabillion has partnered with Saban Brands to launch a new Vortexx Video On Demand channel. Vortexx provides boys action and entertainment programming and currently airs Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon on The CW. The deal was announced today by Kabillion president and Moonscoop executive [...]
A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Also on tap is a vfx session on Universal’s sci-fi pic Oblivion, presented by [...]
Comedy Central continues its search for more animated series. The Viacom-owned cabler has ordered a new pilot about a handsome, yet stupid private eye who does everything he can to avoid solving crimes, says The Hollywood Reporter. Titled Moonbeam City, the show will be written and exec produced by Scott [...]
U.K.’s award-winning animation house Studio AKA has produced a 3×30 second spots highlighting BBC Radio 4’s new Cultural Exchange feature, which is billed as “a major new cultural sharing scheme providing listeners with 75 expertly curated cultural moments – a great poem or photograph, a painting or a piece of [...]