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ShortsHD Celebrates Plympton

ShortsHD, the only TV network dedicated to short films, is launching a special collection of shorts from award-winning animation icon Bill Plympton on Animate! which kicks off July ... Continue Reading →
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Takagi is Toei’s New Prez

Long-time company executive Katsuhiro Takagi has been named President, Toei Animation Co., Ltd., the studio announced. Takagi’s former title was Senior Director for the company. Takagi ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Ginny Tyler Dies

Actress Ginny Tyler, who was recognized as a Disney Legend in 2006 for her many vocal performances over the years, passed away July 13 of natural causes in Issaquah, Washington at age ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysian Toon ‘Origanimals’ Earns SPP Nod

The Malaysian animation industry is celebrating its latest success with the announcement that 3D animated series Origanimals has nabbed the Best Planning Award at the Seoul Promotion ... Continue Reading →
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The Minions Get Own Spinoff Movie!

Those popular, little yellow guys from Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me franchise will be starring in their own feature. Deadline.com reports that the Minions will be the star ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ Moves to December 2012

Family audiences are going to have one more animated title to choose from this holiday season. Disney has announced that it will release the new 3D version of Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Liar’s Autobiography’ to Premiere at Toronto

The animated feature A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman will unspool at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival this September as a Special ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Company Cuts Ties with Chick-fil-A

The Jim Henson Company will no longer do business with Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A recently told the Baptist Press that Chick-fil-A was “guilty ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Announces Guest Lists and Premieres

It looks like the fall 2012 season is going to be an unusually star-packed one for the animated shows on the Fox Sunday night lineup. The network has just released the full guest list ... Continue Reading →