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Academy Events Spotlight Animator Richard Williams

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present This Amazing Medium, an animation master class and retrospective tour with Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams. Presented ... Continue Reading →
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2013 VES Summit Sets Speakers, Content

The Visual Effects Society has confirmed featured sessions for the fifth annual VES Summit, with the theme “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong ... Continue Reading →
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BAF 2013 Lineup Celebrates Event’s 20th Anniversary

The Bradford Animation Festival — the United Kingdom’s longest-running animation festival — and its sister event, BAF Game 2013, announced their full programs, featuring a ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment has three animated properties set for a Halloween DVD retail launch. The properties are: Daddy I’m a Zombie, a feature-length animation from Porchlight ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Releases Latest ‘Naruto’ Movie This Week

VIZ Media will release latest Naruto feature Naruto Shippuden The Movie: The Lost Tower on DVD and Blu-ray September 17th. The latest feature version of the popular ninja action property ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park,’ ‘Mickey Mouse’ Earn Creative Emmys

Last night’s 65th Annual Creative Arts revealed several additional winners to the juried list that was previously announced. Here they are: Outstanding Animated Program South ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers Little Mermaid Interactive in Theaters

Kids who really want to be part of Disney’s The Little Mermaid‘s world, will be able to check out a new interactive experience when the pic comes back on September 20th ... Continue Reading →
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DXH Media Buys ‘Teletubbies’ Owner Ragdoll Worldwide

Canadian toon powerhouse DHX has acquired Ragdoll Worldwide from BBC Worldwide and a group including the founder of Ragdoll, Anne Wood for GBP 17.4 million (approximately CAD $28.4 ... Continue Reading →
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Saban’s ‘Julius Jr.’ Arrives on Nick Jr. This Month

Saban Brands’ latest animated preschool series Julius Jr. will debut on Nick Jr. on Sunday September 29 at 11 a.m. Inspired by Paul Frank’s popular family of characters, ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot Animates Chipotle’s ‘The Scarecrow’ Project

Moonbot Studios has done it again. The talented team at the Louisiana-based studio, which is founded by illustrator/animator/producer William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg and Lampton Enochs, ... Continue Reading →