‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Top 3D Creative Awards

Disney’s smash-hit animated feature Frozen took top toon honors at the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards, while Gravity dominated ... Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek at ‘Frozen’ Sing-A-Long

Frozen is definitely hot. Don’t believe it? Well, the film recently passed Finding Nemo as the biggest-grossing animated feature of all time with more than $811 million in worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Plans L.A. Valentine’s Spotlight

This past summer, I had the exciting opportunity to produce a rock show for Animation Block Party. It featured memorable performances from some of my favorite artists: Adam Green, Binki ... Continue Reading →
Bill Plympton

An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →

Perlman, Colfer to Voice ‘Robodog’ Leads

Sons of Anarchy star Ron Perlman and Glee actor Chris Colfer have been cast as the leads in Robodog, the debut original CG animated film from Marza Animation Planet. Robodog features ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker, Blockade Re-team for ‘Sly Cooper’

Animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment and independent production company Blockade Entertainment have announced they will follow up their animated feature Ratchet & Clank with ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation to Meet in N.Y. During Kidscreen

The newly re-launched Women In Animation group has scheduled its first New York City event and membership drive for Feb. 11 from 6:30-9:30 p.m., during Kidscreen Summit 2014. Now celebrating ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Character: Chopper

A lazy, cranky but goodhearted droid named Chopper has been revealed as one of the characters in the upcoming Disney animated series Star Wars Rebels. “If Artoo is the family ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Celebrates 20th with Giveaways

Two-time Emmy Award recipient Toon Boom Animation will celebrate its 20th anniversary year by giving away free software and other prizes every month throughout 2014 on a surprise date. Here ... Continue Reading →

NFB, Montreal to Celebrate McLaren’s 100th

Canada’s National Film Board and the Quartier des Spectacles partnership have announced a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned animator Norman McLaren. Award-winning ... Continue Reading →