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FMX Opening Day: Funke, Pixar and R&H

Not even a Lufthansa airlines strike could keep FMX 2013, the renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia, from starting Tuesday (April 23) in Stuttgart, Germany. An ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Plans ‘Life of Pi’ VFX Event

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening dedicated to the visual effects magic of Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning feature Life of Pi. Hosted by Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Animated Feature Lineup

Nine animated features from around the world will be competing for the prestigious Cristal Award at the Annecy Animation Festival this June. The features, as reported by Variety today ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker, Blockade Team for ‘Ratchet and Clank’ Film

Rainmaker Entertainment, who earlier this year brought us Escape from Planet Earth, has joined forces with indie production company Blockade Entertainment to produce a stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix May Say Buh-Bye to SpongeBob

Remember a few years ago when Nickelodeon was blaming its diminished ratings on Netflix and the popularity of its animated series SpongeBob SquarePants on the disc/streaming service? ... Continue Reading →
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Mysterious Mickey Mouse Short to Screen at Annecy

An enigmatic Disney short titled Mickey Mouse in ‘Get a Horse’ will have its world premiere at the Annecy Animation Festival on June 11. This never-before-seen, black-and-white, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sanjay and Craig’ to Premiere on Nick in May

Sanjay and Craig, a fun new animated show about the adventures of 12-year-old Sanjay (Maulik Pancholy) and his best buddy, a snake named Craig (Chris Hardwick) is set to premiere on ... Continue Reading →
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CN Gets Fresh ‘Annoying Orange’ Season

The smarmy produce pals of Annoying Orange return to Cartoon Network for a second season of fresh-squeezed hilarity starting Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The series averaged ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Makes Final Voyage, Again

This summer’s all-new season on Comedy Central will mark the (second) final chapter of Matt Groening’s sci-fi animated comedy, Futurama. The 13-episode run, which will bring the ... Continue Reading →