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EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for ‘Hero of Color City’

Take a first look at the trailer for The Hero of Color City, a new animated feature for preschoolers set for release Oct. 3. The trailer is available on iTunes, here: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/magnolia/theheroofcolorcity/. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spins its Magic on Disc

It’s as close to animated magic as the box office has seen in quite a while, and now Frozen is coming to home video formats. The multiple-Oscar-winning Frozen (Disney, $29.99 ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Sets New ‘Transformers’ Series for 2015

A new animated Transformers series following up on the events of the Transformers Prime series has entered production with an early 2015 premiere date set. The move was announced by ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Kicks in for ‘Foosball’

Variety revealed today that The Weinstein Co. has picked up rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France for Argentina’s high-profile animated film, Foosball ... Continue Reading →
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WWE Characters Get Animated

Fans of burly spandex clad macho men will have an all-new way to celebrate their favorite wrestling superstars thanks to a new venture from WWE and Mattel. The kids’ property, ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Opens CG Student Awards Submissions

CG Student Awards has announced that entries for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards will be accepted through May 15, 2014. Owned and produced by The Tasman Theory Pty Ltd and sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peabody’ Rebound Tops Weekend Box Office

It appears the second time is the charm for Mr. Peabody & Sherman. The DreamWorks Animation feature topped the domestic box office in its second weekend of release, with its $21 ... Continue Reading →
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BAM Plans Bakshi Retrospective in May

Animator Ralph Bakshi will be honored with a retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from May 9-20. Bakshi’s films included such cult-hit classics as Fritz the Cat, Heavy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Episode Hits Instagram

You’ll have to put down your TV remote and click on over to Instagram for the most-recent episode of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty. The network debuted an original ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Jimmy Murakami

Every superhero has an origin story. As animators, however, we’re stuck firmly in the human world, but each of us can point to an event that shaped our lives, and pushed us down ... Continue Reading →