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Little Airplane’s ‘Sing It, Laurie’ Goes to Sprout

New York indie studio Little Airplane has hit another high note with a new animated, musical preschool show. Co-produced by best-selling kids’ recording artist Laurie Berkner and ... Continue Reading →
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Visual Effects Society Issues Calls to Action

To raise awareness of the plight of the visual effects industry and to create some changes in the way vfx artists are treated in the business, today Visual Effects Society exec director ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Takes $87 Mil. Write-Down on ‘Guardians’

It looks like Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy weren’t that nice to DreamWorks this year. The animation studio will take an $87 million write-down on its 2012 box-office ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Expands Its Animated Shorts Program

Kids cabler Nickelodeon has renewed and expanded its animated shorts program which was created to find original comedy-driven content for kids. This year’s initiative will look to ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story to Launch ‘Peg + Cat’ at MIPTV

9 Story Entertainment’s new animated preschool show Peg + Cat will make a splash at the MIPTV market in France in April. The 80 X 11 series was created by Emmy-winning creative director, ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Delivers Animation for Mattel’s Barbie Project

Paris and L.A.-based producer Technicolor has completed delivery of Mattel’s new CG-animated Barbie DVD/Blu-ray feature, Barbie in the Pink Shoes. This marks the second time Technicolor’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Batman Movie’ to Land on May 21

DC Comics’ greatest superheroes and their arch nemeses face-off in an action-packed, hilarious battle in LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. The pic, which is based ... Continue Reading →
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Van Eaton Galleries Celebrates Hanna-Barbera

The L.A. area’s Van Eaton Galleries is busy preparing an art show tribute to animation legends Hanna-Barbera this spring. The show will kick off April 6 with a free, open to the public ... Continue Reading →
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Japan Pollsters Rank Favorite Miyazaki Flicks

Most animation aficionados have a soft spot for Studio Ghibli founder and animation master Hayao Miyazaki’s works—some would even be hard pressed to pick a favorite out of the director’s ... Continue Reading →
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Ted Ruffles Feathers at the Oscars

Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s foul-mouthed Teddy Bear, managed to offend the Jewish Anti-Defamation Group during the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, as he rambled on about how Jewish people ... Continue Reading →