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Shorts We Like: ‘Fresh Cut Grass’

We get lots of shorts sent to us, but this one stands out: It’s called Fresh Cut Grass, created in-house at Dublin-based Boulder Media. The short is written and directed by Robert ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers Teases the Coming of ‘Gods of Egypt’

A new trailer has emerged for the 2016 myth-inspired action feature Gods of Egypt, from director Alex Proyas. The feature is about an unexpected mortal hero Bek (played by Brenton Thwaites) ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2016

Portland, Oregon stop-motion house LAIKA — the award-winning studio behind hit films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and the upcoming original adventure Kubo and the Two Strings ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Hartman’s ‘Bunsen is a Beast!’

Nickelodeon has ordered 20 episodes of Bunsen is a Beast!, an original animated comedy created and executive produced by Butch Hartman. Bunsen is a Beast! follows the adventures of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Snow Queen 2′ Bests Big Studios at Slovakia B.O.

Russian studio Wizart is celebrating a box office triumph as its CG fantasy adventure The Snow Queen 2 is topping the charts in Slovakia in its second week of release. According to ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Animated ‘Botcop’ Presentation

Botcop, an animated comedy from writers Itai Grunfeld and Geoff Barbanell, and executive producer Tracey Katsky, has had a presentation commissioned by Fox. According to Deadline, the ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Netflix Original ‘Glitter Force’

Saban Brands has released a first-look at its new original kids’ series for Netflix, Glitter Force, which will debut on the streaming service worldwide (excluding Asia) on December ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mad Max,’ ‘Inside Out’ Top Critics’ Toon and VFX Choices

The nominees have been set for an extensive range of categories in the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards. On the movie side, Pixar’s Inside Out was the top animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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A Powerful and Marvelous Journey to Independence

I never aspired to be in the animation business. I wanted to own a tropical-fish store and be a percussionist in a philharmonic orchestra. But somehow, that dream led to cartoons and, ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Makes Story Lab Selections

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios has selected four features and four TV series to be developed through the inaugural Triggerfish Story Lab incubator, established with ... Continue Reading →