Michael Sporn

Oscar-Nominated Animator Michael Sporn Dies at 67

We are sad to report the passing of Oscar-nominated American animator Michael Sporn at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer. The influential New York-based artist was working on Poe, ... Continue Reading →

‘Nut Job,’ ‘Frozen’ Hold Up Well in Strong MLK Weekend

It was a strong MLK holiday weekend for movie ticket sales, with a strong domestic debut for Open Road Films’ animated feature The Nut Job while Disney’s Frozen continued ... Continue Reading →

WB Bumps Superman-Batman Matchup to 2016

Warner Bros. has moved to 2016 the release date for its Superman-meets-Batman followup to last summer’s Man of Steel. The DC Comics sequel, directed again by Zack Snyder, was ... Continue Reading →

Line-up Announced for Animex Festival 2014

Animation exec Max Howard and top game designer Georg Baker are among the speakers now set for the 2014 edition of the Animex international festival of animation and computer games ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Dragon 2′ Character Poster Features Astrid

DreamWorks Animation has released its second character poster for the highly anticipated How to Train Your Dragon 2, this time featuring Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera. Here’s ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Clips: Nick’s ‘Breadwinners,’ ‘TMNT’ and ‘SpongeBob’

Nickelodeon is helping Animag readers kick off the weekend with laughs with the launch of a first-look at the channel’s newest animated series Breadwinners from creators Steve ... Continue Reading →

‘Nut Job’ Ready to Crack the Box Office This Weekend

Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff Callie Saves the Day!

Disney Junior’s delightful new preschool show introduces a great cast of eccentric Western characters, while teaching young’uns ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen’ is Critics’ Top Animated Feature

The nation’s film critics’ expressed very warm feelings for Disney’s Frozen last night at the 19th Critics Choice Awards, naming the film Best Animated Feature and ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Toy Story’ Special Planned for Christmas 2014

ABC announced it will air an all-new half-hour Toy Story special from Pixar for the 2014 Christmas season. Titled Toy Story That Time Forgot, the special revolves around a post-Christmas ... Continue Reading →