Your Guide to Cartoon Network’s Thanksgiving Plans

Cartoon Network has unveiled its special Thanksgiving programming for November and it includes new Regular Show and Annoying Orange specials, the debut of the third LEGO Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
Eric Barba

Digital Domain Promotes Barba to CCO

Venice-based studio Digital Domain 3.0 Oscar-winning vfx supervisor Eric Barba to Chief Creative Officer/senior vfx supervisor. In his expanded role, Barba, will help to drive the development ... Continue Reading →

LightWave 11.6 & NevronMotion Plugin Hit the Market

NewTek’s LightWave 3D Group has announced the global release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering. Also announced today is the final release of ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Releases ‘Approved for Adoption’ in New York

Director Jung Henin’s acclaimed animated documentary Approved for Adoption will have an exclusive week-long showing at New York’s Angelika Film Center, Nov. 8-14. This festival ... Continue Reading →

Animag Summit Award Presenters Announced

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce its line-up of presenters for the award ceremony at the World Animation & VFX Summit, Opening Night Party, on November 3, 6:00 – 10:00 ... Continue Reading →

‘Simpsons’ Pays Tribute to Marcia Wallace

To honor the memory of recently deceased The Simpsons actress Marcia Wallace, who provided the voice of teacher Edna Krabappel, Fox is making a programming swap to Sunday’s lineup, ... Continue Reading →

‘Space Dandy’ to Air Simultaneously in Japan, North America

The hotly anticipated new toon Space Dandy, from the creative team behind Cowboy Bebop, will be the first ever anime series on Adult Swim to have a simultaneous TV broadcast with Japan. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for season 3 of Method Animation’s The Little Prince. The popular series has been pre-sold to broadcasters RTBF (Belgium), ABC ... Continue Reading →
Bela Lugosi

Bela Lugosi Meets a Hollywood Animator

Halloween is upon us once again, which set me thinking about Walter Lantz. What, you may ask, does the purveyor of Woody Woodpecker and Andy Panda cartoons have to do with Halloween? ... Continue Reading →
Bill Murray

Bill Murray Joins Cast of DreamWorks’ ‘B.O.O.’

Here’s a perfectly timed Halloween news item: DreamWorks Animation has roped in Bill Murray to voice the villainous ghost Addison Drake for its 2015 feature B.O.O.: Bureau of ... Continue Reading →