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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 →
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Tito Ortiz Hired as Illumination’s Development VP

Veteran animated features exec Tito Ortiz (Ice Age, Despicable Me) is returning to Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment after being absent for two years pursuing his music ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO’s Animated ‘Gus’ Flies with SC Films

U.K.’s SC Films will be selling the new CG-animated feature Gus, which showcases an English-language script by Cory Edwards (Hoodwinked) and a voice cast that includes Dakota Fanning, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Characters to Entertain in Macao

It looks like Shrek, Po, Alex and Hiccup are getting ready to take their show on the road—at the Cotai Strip Resorts in Macao, China. DreamWorks has made a deal with Sands, China ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes: ‘Lalaloopsy’, Imira’s Hot Slate

Lalaoopsy Lands on Treehouse: MGA and Corus Entertainment’s new animated series Lalaloopsy is set to premiere on Canada’s preschool network Treehouse on Saturday, May 4 at 8 a.m. The ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Plus to Premiere Animated ‘Awesomes’ in August

Seth Meyers and Michael Shoemaker’s new animated series The Awesomes will premiere on August 1st on Hulu. Entertainment Weekly reports that the that the 10-episode series will revolved ... Continue Reading →
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Cinema 4D Aids Futuristic Vision of ‘Oblivion’

VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal ... Continue Reading →