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Scores from 7 Animated Pics Enter Oscar Race

One hundred and four scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 85th Academy Awards, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘ParaNorman’ Receive More Awards

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie added two more honors to its fast-growing arsenal of critics awards this past weekend. The acclaimed Disney release is slowly but surely emerging as one ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Develops New Animated Show

Genius Brands International has started development on an animated television series for 6-9 year olds based on the company’s well-known Genius brand of intellectual properties for ... Continue Reading →
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Canal J Launches ‘Redakai’ Holiday Contest

Paris-based Canal J has launched an online holiday competition to give away 100 Redakai TCG box sets to fans of Marathon’s action-packed boys’ series. The promotion will culminate ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysia’s Animasia Signs New Pact with Cartoon Network

Animasia Studio and Cartoon Network Asia announced today that the Malaysia-based animation studio has been commissioned to produce new seasons of the animated series and movie, Roll ... Continue Reading →
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Muvizu Launches X-Mas Treasure Hunt

Glasgow, U.K.-based 3D animation application Muvizu has kicked off its special Christmas-themed treasure hunt (running Dec. 1-24) with a slew of excellent stocking stuffers to be awarded ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Master Michael Francis Joins DWA

DreamWorks Animation is welcoming Michael Francis into the fold in the newly created role of chief global brand officer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Francis will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Ty Burrell to Star in ‘The Muppets’ Sequel

Modern Family’s Ty Burrell has joined the cast of Disney’s upcoming sequel to 2011’s The Muppets movie. Oscar-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds) was ... Continue Reading →
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Tiny Island, Scrawl Win Big at Asia TV Awards

Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens and Guess How Much I Love You won the top awards for Best 3D Animated Program and Best 2D Animated Program over the weekend at the 17th Asian Television Awards. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Guardians’ Rises to the Top

Santa, Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the rest of the gang had a great weekend at the box office as DreamWorks’ Rise of the Guardians became the number one international feature, ... Continue Reading →