Hot Clip: Ghibli’s ‘Tale of the Bamboo Cutter’

While U.S. audiences are just beginning to get familiar with Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises as it’s playing in limited release to qualify for the Oscars, another Studio ... Continue Reading →

A Squared Ent. Merges with Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and Andy Heyward’s A Squared Entertainment have joined forces to create an intellectual property and multimedia content creation and distribution company. ... Continue Reading →

Sixteen South Develops New ‘Claude’ Preschool Toon

Belfast-based studio Sixteen South has announced today that it is developing a new 52 x 11′ animated pre-school series based on the Claude, popular picture books by Alex T. Smith. ... Continue Reading →
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An Interview with Pixar Exhibit Curator Elyse Klaidman

The recent Pixar: 25 Years of Animation exhibit in Amsterdam attracted over 135,000 visitors. The popular show has now moved to the Art Ludique museum in Paris, and it will be on display ... Continue Reading →

The Animated Feature Contenders

Although some naysayers were complaining about the quality of the animated features in contention this year, how can you really be grumpy about a year that had a wonderful 2D animated ... Continue Reading →

The Animated Short List

In early November, the Academy unveiled the ten short films that qualified to run in the Best Animated Short race. Surprisingly, Pixar’s Blue Umbrella didn’t make the cut–but ... Continue Reading →

The World of ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Director Benjamin Renner discusses the making of his beautifully ... Continue Reading →

‘Khumba’ Earns Its Stripes

The scoop on South African indie Triggerfish’s second feature. You don’t have to ... Continue Reading →

Plympton Goes Noir

The ... Continue Reading →

Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →