Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
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Toronto’s animation studio Guru Studio is partnering with award-winning zinc Roe design to create online and mobile games based on the popular children’s brand. Three new apps that bring the Justin Time characters to life through creative interactive play have been designed for the iPhone and iPad. The new Squidgy [...]
French distributor PGS Entertainment plans to offer 40 hours of 3-D animated series, co-produced by Method Animation to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month. These well-produced, CG-animated shows include Method Animation’s The Little Prince and Chaplin & Co. Producer Method Animation and Brand Manager PGS Entertainment will offer exclusive [...]
Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. He was 80. Wilson first published Ziggy in 1969 in a cartoon collection titled When You’re Not Around. The strip, which was launched [...]
The 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King ruled the weekend box office, 17 years after the original pic hit the big screens. Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff and produced by Don Hahn, the beloved 2D animated classic brought in an estimated $29.3 million in North America. The [...]
The 3rd Annual Pixie Awards is making animators and FX professionals an “offer too good to refuse”— two free entries in the upcoming awards competition. Sponsored by the American Pixel Academy, the Pixie Awards honor the best in motion graphics, effects and animation. “We have a very innovative competition, in [...]
Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among the many highlights of this year’s show is the Italian premiere of Disney/Pixar’s much-heralded short, La Luna, which is regarded as one of the [...]
Cinedigm Digital Cinema has announced that it will release Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom in 300 digital theaters across the U.S. in December. The special one-weekend engagement is planned for December 3rd and 4th only. Die-hard fans can catch the debut of the movie’s trailer this weekend, September 17thand [...]
Regular Show, Cartoon Network’s Emmy-nominated comedy about a six-foot-tall blue jay and a hyperactive raccoon, returns with its third season on Monday, Sept. 19, at 8:15 p.m. According to CN, Regular Show has become an instant hit with its first and second seasons on Monday nights, ranking #1 in its [...]
It’s Postman Pat’s 30th birthday today (Friday, Sept. 16) and the producers of the international preschool show have announced the official cast of his big feature film debut. Classic Media, RGH Entertainment (the animation development and production unit of Rubicon Group Holding) revealed that the CG-animated 3-D stereoscopic film, Postman [...]
This year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which was held at the seaside town of Sopot, Poland, came to a close on Friday. The 2011 Cartoon Tribute Winner were RTE for Broadcaster of the Year; Paris-based AWOL (led by the amazing Julie Fox) for Distributor of the Year; and Dublin’s Monster [...]