Q&A: Archer’s Matt Thompson

Archer is back, and nobody’s happier to see him than the hit animated FX series’ executive producer, Matt Thompson. When last we saw spy Sterling Archer, voiced by H. Jon Benjamin, ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Peek at Animating ‘Madea’

Having conquered the big screen, filmmaker Tyler Perry and his most famous creation, Madea, have come to animation. Perry’s first foray into family animation, Tyler Perry’s ... Continue Reading →

Animex Sets Diverse Speaker Lineup

Animex Festival for animation and computer games has announced its lineup for the 2015 edition, scheduled for Feb. 9-13 at Teesside University in the United Kingdom. This year’s ... Continue Reading →

Trailer for English-Dubbed ‘Underdogs’

A new trailer has hit for Underdogs, the English-language version of the 2013 Argentinian animated feature Metegol, in advance of its April 10 release in the United States. The English-version ... Continue Reading →

John Hurt Stars in ‘Alchemist’s Letter’ Short

Pixel Veil Productions has debuted the trailer for its latest animated short, The Alchemist’s Letter — a visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by Carlos Andre ... Continue Reading →

Frederator Network Adds 102 Channels

Channel Frederator Network enjoyed a bit more than 12 days of Christmas over December. The end of 2014 saw the online animation destination sign on 102 new channels. Recent acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

Imira Shops Xilam Properties for LatAm at NATPE

Imira Entertainment has inked a deal with French studio Xilam Animation for Latin American and U.S. Hispanic Free TV and VOD rights to a slew of titles. A number of these will debut ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #247

Marc Davis: Walt Disney’s Renaissance Man [Disney Editions Deluxe, $40] This unique retrospective on the legendary Marc Davis (1913-2000) is the perfect blend of reminiscence on ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Employees Face Major Layoffs

Reports out of Hollywood say that DreamWorks Animation, which has been troubled by under-performing releases in recent years, is expected to lay off a good chunk of its staff at the ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominated Shorts in Theaters Jan. 30

ShortsHD is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its theatrical runs of the Oscar-nominated shorts by teaming up with Magnolia Pictures to bring the program to over 450 theaters across ... Continue Reading →