‘Zootopia’ Trailer Explains DMV Experience Perfectly

Disney has released a trailer offering the first look at Zootopia, the studio’s 55th animated animated feature, due in theaters March 4. The movie follows the adventures of rookie ... Continue Reading →

Alex Hirsch Ending ‘Gravity Falls’

Popular Disney XD series Gravity Falls is coming to an end — a decision made by the show’s creator, Alex Hirsch. “There’s no easy way to say it so I’m just ... Continue Reading →

‘Minions’ Mini-Movie Debuts Online

Minions is coming to home video, and to celebrate Illumination Entertainment has released online an all-new mini-movie titled “Competition.” This is the first time a mini-movie ... Continue Reading →

‘My Little Pony’ Feature Set for 2017 Bow

My Little Pony is returning to the big screen, with Hasbro and Lionsgate announcing My Little Pony: The Movie will ride into theaters Nov. 3, 2017. Meghan McCarthy, exec producer of ... Continue Reading →

‘Gumball,’ ‘Gravity,’ ‘Minions’ Win BAFTA Children’s Awards

The Amazing World of Gumball, Minions and Gravity Falls were among the big animation category winners at the BAFTA Children’s Awards, presented Nov. 22 in a ceremony at Roundhouse, ... Continue Reading →

Smith Micro Unveils Poser Pro 11

Smith Micro has released Poser Pro 11, which includes new features designed to simplify usage, streamline workflow and put more power at the artists’ fingertips. In addition to ... Continue Reading →

VOD Market Projected at $265 Billion by 2016

Analysts at Future Market Insights (FMI) have projected that the rising popularity of video on-demand and the growth of online platforms internationally will mean that the VOD market ... Continue Reading →

YouTube Kids Expands to U.K., Ireland

Following a successful debut in the U.S., the YouTube Kids app has arrived in the U.K. and Ireland. Since launching Stateside in February, YouTube Kids has been downloaded more than ... Continue Reading →

Zero VFX Opens LA Office

Visual effects and creative studio Zero VFX has opened a new West Coast post in Venice Beach, California. The new 5,000 square foot office expands on Zero’s Boston headquarters and ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →