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John Lasseter and his A-Team at Pixar up the ante for Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of their four-wheel buddies in the summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Cars 2. Far too many sequels consist of the filmmakers and studio taking a victory lap in which a hit film is tweaked [...]
We at Animation Magazine wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and Pitch Party participants and judges for making this tenth edition our most popular event to date. Some misinformation about the contest has been posted in an article full of factual errors and negative comments [...]
Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over two decades. Beginning today, he looks back at some of his earlier scoops and shares some of his “untold stories” with [...]
The return of Voltron is an electric ratings hit. The June 16 premiere of the 90-minute movie Voltron Force: New Defenders Trilogy set a record as the network’s highest-rated series premiere in all key children’s, tween and boys demographics. The debut also posted solid double- and triple-digit increases over last [...]
Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, is set to roar into more than 4,100 cinemas — many of them in stereoscopic 3D and 3D IMAX. [...]
Here’s the poster for Brave — Pixar’s much-anticipated summer 2013 release. Take a look: A teaser trailer is expected to be released attached to Cars 2, which arrives Friday. Stay tuned …
The popular graphic novel The Clockwork Girl is coming back to print and prepping an animated 3D feature film for the fall. Created by Sean O’Reilly and Kevin Hanna, Clockwork Girl tells the tale of Tesla, a girl robot who befriends a mutant circus boy despite their families’ feud and [...]
Robert A. White, a television writer who penned multiple episodes of the 1980s animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and its spinoff She-Ra: Princess of Power, has died at the age of 87, according to Variety. Animation was only one area in which White was active. He [...]
The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, was named chairman; and Tom Cosgrove, president and CEO at 3net will serve as chairman-elect for the society. Others named to the executive [...]
Milan-based Atlantyca Entertainment has reported several major sales for its flagship television series, Geronimo Stilton, in advance of the DISCOP East market in Hungary. Among the sales: Channel One Russia Worldwide has licensed seasons one and two (52 x 23’) for a mid-September premiere on the new children’s channel Carousel. The deal includes broadcast [...]