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‘Iron Man 3' Crosses $300 Million Mark Overseas

As Disney/Marvel’s Iron Man 3 crosses the $300 million line overseas—the pic has grossed over $307.7 million through Wednesday. The studio is expecting the Shane Black-directed ... Continue Reading →
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Who Can Turn the World on with His Voice

Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today ... Continue Reading →
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Wacom Delivers the New Cintiq 22HD touch

Wacom has released the new Cintiq 22HD touch, a state-of-the-art addition to its expanding interactive pen display portfolio, now featuring multi-touch. Combining multi-touch with Wacom’s ... Continue Reading →
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Thinkbox Releases Stoke MX Particle Tool

Thinkbox Software has unveiled Stoke MX, a particle simulator plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max designed to simplify and accelerate the creation of high-volume particle clouds driven by ... Continue Reading →
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Four U.K. Animation Studios Win BFI Cash

The British Film Institute has awarded 20 production companies a share of $4.3 million (£2.8 million) handed out separately from a cash pool from 170 applicants. The BFI provided its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moshi Monsters’ Turn 5

British studio Mind Candy’s online world of adoptable pet creatures Moshi Monsters is celebrating its fifth birthday with a special event in London this week. The global brand ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks in Buying Talks with AwesomenessTV

Though an official statement from either party has yet to emerge, tech blog All Things D and an LA Times entertainment blogger are reporting “two people familiar with the matter” ... Continue Reading →
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Lantz Foundation Ups LMU Gift

The Walter Lantz Foundation has upped its gift to Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television’s Animation Department to just over $1 million, making this one of ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →
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Gallat Launches Indiegogo Campaign for New Game

Veteran animation director Lionel Gallat (Despicable Me, The Lorax, Flushed Away) has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for a game he created titled Ghost of a Tale. Gallat ... Continue Reading →