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Animation U.K. Welcomes New U.K. Tax Credits

The U.K. treasury is poised to publish draft legislation on tax breaks for high-end television and animation next week after it was announced that qualifying productions will receive ... Continue Reading →
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Dive into New Cartoon Lagoon of Fun

New York-based animation veterans Manny Galán & Pat Giles know their toons! They are the type of creative guys who have a deep passion for all forms of animated projects—even ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Offers 20% Off Digital Manga

Ho ho ho! Here’s a holiday promotion that will really jingle your bells: VIZ Manga is knocking 20% off their entire digital library of over a thousand volumes across 100 series. ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Mo ‘SpongeBob Christmas’ Arrives on Nick

Kids’ net Nickelodeon is celebrating the holidays in style with its first full-length stop-motion animated special, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!, which premieres on the channel ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Actors Star in Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser

An all-star reading of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol has been organized to help support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The fundraiser is called “Voices for the Shores” and ... Continue Reading →
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11 Animated Projects to Screen at Sundance

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, ... Continue Reading →
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Weta VFX Producer Eileen Moran Dies in New Zealand

Eileen Moran, a well-respected vfx producer at Weta Digital who worked on Avatar, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming The Hobbit movie has passed away in New Zealand, ... Continue Reading →
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Harryhausen and Westley Wood Launch Armacreature Kit

Ray Harryhausen and The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation have made an exclusive deal with www.animationtoolkit.com to bring a high-quality steel joints armature making kit into ... Continue Reading →
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Pukeko and Grand Ent. Introduce ‘Apple Dog’

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures (The WotWots) has signed a deal with China’s Grand Entertainment to provide creative and technical oversight on the new animated series, Apple Dog’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Celebrates ‘Smurfs’ Christmas, Annie Nods

Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! ... Continue Reading →