Bryan-Singer-150

So Jack and the Giant Haven’t Slayed ‘Em

Okay, I’m not here this week to heap any untoward abuse onto Warner Bros.’ CG/vfx extravaganza, Jack the Giant Slayer, whose beanstalk has so far failed to reach the heavens, financially. ... Continue Reading →
oz-the-great-and-powerful-150

No Place Like Oz: A VFX Sampler

We pull back the curtain a tad bit to learn about a few of the vfx secrets of Disney’s blockbuster prequel Oz the Great and Powerful. Frank L. Baum, the prolific author of the original ... Continue Reading →
The-Fairly-OddParents-150-2

A Fairy Dog Debuts on ‘Fairly OddParents’

Butch Hartman’s long-running animated series The Fairly OddParents is getting a new pooch on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. The spanking-new character is called Sparky and will debut ... Continue Reading →
Mamoru-Hosoda-150

‘Wolf Children’ Wins Best Animation Japan Academy Prize

The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize ... Continue Reading →
look-and-find-elmo-150

Elmo Stars in New ‘Look and Find’ Sesame App

Sesame Workshop and Publications International have launched a new iOS mobile app for kids starring that popular red monster muppet: Look and Find Elmo on Sesame Street. The app seeks ... Continue Reading →
jason-schwartzman-150

CLIP: Jason Schwartzman Guests on ‘Out There’

Indie darling Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom, Bored to Death, Fantastic Mr. Fox) will make a guest voice appearance the latest episode of IFC’s original animated series ... Continue Reading →
Teen-Titans-Go!-150

‘Teen Titans Go!’ Premieres on April 23

Cartoon Network has set a premiere date for the new animated series Teen Titans Go! The new take on the famous teens will debut on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. and will be rebroadcast ... Continue Reading →
disney-channel-150

Disney Unveils 2013-2014 TV Slate at New York Upfront

Ratings champ Disney Channels Worldwide presented its plans for 2013-2014 to sponsors and advertisers yesterday at its Kids Upfront presentation held at New York’s Hudson Theatre. “We ... Continue Reading →
gary-wang-150

Gary Wang Launches New Toon Studio in Beijing

Gary Wang, the man behind on-line video venture Tudou has unveiled a new Beijing-based animation studio to focus on domestic feature projects. Wang, who sold his online venture to Youku, ... Continue Reading →
reliance-mediaworks-150

Random Cow, Reliance Partner for ‘Dog’s World’

Matt Flynn’s Los Angeles-based Random Cow Pictures and Reliance MediaWorks Ltd. have announced they will partner on a new 3D animated theatrical feature, titled It’s a Dog’s World. ... Continue Reading →