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Marza Animation to Unleash ‘Robodog’ in Cannes

Marza Animation Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. in Japan, has started pre-production on its first original CG-animated feature, Robodog. The news was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Stop Motion Legend Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

Visual effects icon Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion creations brought many monsters alive in movies such as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, died on Tuesday morning ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Ups Bonnett to Exec VP of Original Programming

Disney Channel has promoted Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of Disney Channels Worldwide exec VP of original programming. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, president ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Winners of Shorts Program

Nickelodeon has announced the 12 winners of its second annual Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop original comedy-driven content for kids. The cabler ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Seasons 1 & 2 Blu-rays Arrive in June

Cartoon Network will be releasing seasons one and two of its Emmy-nominated action comedy Adventure Time on Blu-ray on June 4. The same day, Adventure Time: The Complete Second Season ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Launches SpongeBob SquareShorts Contest

Nickelodeon has announced the launch of the first-ever global SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes. Fans of the absorbent ... Continue Reading →
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Stephan Franck Introduces new ‘Silver’ Comic

Dark Planet Comics has released its first digital comic, Silver #1, now available for download on ComiXology. The 12-issue miniseries marks the comic book debut of animation veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe’s Creative Cloud Makes Big News at MAX Event

At its annual MAX conference today in Los Angeles, Adobe Systems announced that its market leading Creative Suite, will be replaced entirely by Creative Cloud, the company’s software ... Continue Reading →
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Shade Expands, Names Maher Biz Development Exec

Southern California studio Shade VFX has announced the company has relocated to a new facility at Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station, doubling the available space for the growing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Unbound,’ ‘Rabbi’s Cat’ Pounce on DVD Shelves

Two very different but equally worthy animated efforts are topping the Animag home entertainment shopping list this week. First, for comic-book fans, the 16th film in the DC Universe ... Continue Reading →