2018 Annecy Animation Festival Reveals Short Film Selections

Organizers of the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 11-16) have announced the first batch of selections, comprising 130 short films. This year’s edition received ... Continue Reading →

Italian Toon Hit ‘Winx Club’ Getting Live-Action Makeover at Netflix

Netflix is adapting Italian studio Rainbow Group’s popular animation franchise Winx Club into a live-action series for young adults, turning the six fashionista fairies into flesh ... Continue Reading →
Big Robot Little Problem

Watch: Marvel Funko Presents ‘Big Robot Little Problem’

There’s a big of a pest control problem at Avengers headquarters in the latest Marvel Funko animated short, Big Robot Little Problem — the sixth installment of eight planned ... Continue Reading →

Pink Kong Debuts First Original Irish VR Animation ‘Aurora’ at ADIFF

Dublin-based Pink Kong Studios is spreading the news about its experiential ode to nature AURORA– the first original animated virtual reality short to be produced in Ireland, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Byes: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Trailer, HBO Execs Tease ‘Thrones’ Massacre, Nigerian Animation on the Rise & More

’Tala’ Is a Gorgeous 2D Mix of Nature and Animation Melbourne-based developer The Garden Well is creating a beautiful, bugs-eye-view adventure which blends sweet doodle-y cartooning ... Continue Reading →
Bear Story

Latin American Animation Day Returns to LA March 24

On Saturday, March 24, East Los Angeles College will host Latin American Animation Day, presented in partnership with Cinema Without Borders as the fourth annual East Los Angeles College ... Continue Reading →
Kid Arthur

The Once and Future Toon? Sony, Frederator’s ‘Kid Arthur’ Crowns Cartoon Hangover

The latest short to hatch from the GO! Cartoons incubator program, titled Kid Arthur, has launched on the Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel, putting a modern and youthful spin on the ... Continue Reading →
Travel Oregon's "Only Slightly Exaggerated"

Watch: Travel Oregon Spot Conjures an Anime Fantasy in the PNW

An animated ad for Travel Oregon’s new “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign from indie agency Wieden + Kennedy is taking the ‘net by storm, thanks to lush and jewel-hued ... Continue Reading →
Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage Finally Plays Superman in ‘Teen Titans GO! to the Movies’

Meme-worthy acting icon and major Superman fan Nicolas Cage will finally get to portray the Man of Steel thanks to the magic of animation, in Warner Animation Group’s upcoming Teen ... Continue Reading →
Lost in Space

Watch: Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ Is One Heck of a Family Road Trip

A midcentury TV classic gets a 21st century update in a VFX-rich new world in upcoming Netflix Original Lost in Space, produced by Legendary Television. Get a first look at the show’s ... Continue Reading →