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‘Dam Keeper’ Wins Best Animated Short at Spark

Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi’s The Dam Keeper has won the inaugural Best Animated Short Award at the Spark Animation Conference, Film Festival and Job Fair. The film was awarded ... Continue Reading →
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‘ThunderCats’ Reboot Coming to Blu-ray

Warner Archive Collection has opened pre-orders for an all-new Blu-ray edition of ThunderCats: The Complete Series — the 2011 reimagining of the classic ’80s action toon, ... Continue Reading →
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Restoring ‘Animal Farm,’ Out Oct. 27 in the U.K.

Sometimes, it really pays to be an animation fan on the other side of the pond. Take this week’s release of Halas and Batchelor’s classic animated feature Animal Farm on ... Continue Reading →
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Original ‘MLP’ Feature, ‘Care Bears’ Set Rock Home Video

It’s a color-jammed 1980s flashback week in animated home video releases, with the arrival on disc of a new My Little Pony feature film and a new Care Bears collection. My Little ... Continue Reading →
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Angels & Airwaves Hypes Album with Animation

Rock group Angels & Airwaves, fronted by Blink 182′s Tom DeLonge, has turned to the world of indie animation to boost its multiplatform promotion for upcoming album The Dream ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s Nutbrown Hare Makes International Friends

Coming out of the 2014 edition of the MIPCOM market, 9 Story Media Group announces it has inked multiple deals for preschool animation Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Four Voices Added to ‘Norm of the North’ Cast

Splash Entertainment has announced that that it has signed Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Gabriel Iglesias (The Nut Job, Planes), Colm ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life,’ ‘Boxtrolls’ Hold Up at Box Office

The box office is showing reasonably good returns for mid-budget indie animated features Book of Life and The Boxtrolls. In its second weekend of release, Reel FX and Fox’s Book ... Continue Reading →

Lord and Miller Writing ‘Lego Movie’ Sequel

The LEGO Movie scripters and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have officially signed on to write the sequel. The collaborators, who also wrote and directed Sony’s Cloudy ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration Sets Judges, Panelists

The World Animation Celebration has announced the judges and panelists for the one-day international short film festival set for Nov. 1 at the Los Angeles Film School. A presentation ... Continue Reading →