Animac 2014 Celebrates Hybrid Animation

Animac, the International Film Festival of Animation in Catalonia, will be celebrating its 18th birthday by devoting the 2014 edition (February 20-23 in Lleida, Spain) to hybrid animation ... Continue Reading →

FX Sneaks Peek at Next ‘Archer’ Episode

FX has unveiled a brand new “Next On” clip for their smash hit comedy toon Archer, now in the midst of a 13-episode season five run. While the acclaimed 2D series from Adam ... Continue Reading →

‘Vanity Fair’ Fetes CalArts Alums

In the heated ramp-up to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair‘s annual Oscar issue is tipping a hat to a generation of filmmakers trained at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) ... Continue Reading →

Toon Category Produces Tie at Kidscreen Awards

A tie in the preschool category for best animated series lead the results at the 2014 Kidscreen Awards, held in New York as part of Kidscreen Summit. The winners were determined by ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS to Bring ‘Song of the Sea’ to America

Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon’s new feature, Song of the Sea, is coming to North America via a deal the studio struck with distributor GKIDS. The film, the second from The Secret ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg to Keynote Licensing Expo

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will deliver the opening keynote address at Licensing Expo 2014. “Licensing Expo’s keynote address is a rallying point for the ... Continue Reading →

‘Daniel Tiger’ Hangs Around for Season 2

The Fred Rogers Co. has announced a second season of its animated hit Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, with 25 new episodes set to roll out later this year. The first original TV ... Continue Reading →

‘Room on the Broom’ Wins Intl. Emmy Kids Award

Magic Light Pictures’ multiple award-winning Room on the Broom has won the animation category of the 2014 International Emmy Kids Awards. Room on the Broom has picked up a raft ... Continue Reading →

Genius Signs Up Partners for ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7′

Genius Brands has announced new licensing partners that will create merchandise based on Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, the animated film trilogy created together with Stan Lee’s ... Continue Reading →

Disney, Google Launch ‘Blank’ Animated Short

Disney Interactive has teamed up with Google to launch a new animated short film titled Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story. The 38-minute video will be available exclusively via Google ... Continue Reading →