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DreamWorks Animation has announced its slate of marketing, licensing and promotional partners in support of the studio’s upcoming feature film release, Kung Fu Panda 2, which comes to theaters on May 26. In its first-ever movie themed tofu promotion, House Foods America is bringing Kung Fu Panda 2-branded tofu products [...]
The lovable, foul-mouthed tykes of South Park are back with an entire season of animated hijinks on DVD and Blu-ray. South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season (Paramount, $49.99 DVD, $57.99 Blu-ray) features 14 episodes of the series, including the landmark 200th episode that saw all the celebrity characters who had [...]
A native of Chicago, Mike Disa brings an extensive resume to the task of co-writing and directing Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil. Starting out in video games and TV, Disa worked his up to posts at such major animation studios as Disney, Warner Bros., Marvel, Amblin and Hanna Barbara before going [...]
The Visual Effects Society is opening a new section in the Empire State. The New York section, which represents some 2,500 visual effects professionals, is the group’s sixth and joins sections in Australia, New Zealand, London, San Francisco and Vancouver. Members participating in this section are based in New York, New [...]
Animation ruled the Easter weekend box office, with Blue Sky Studios’ stereoscopic 3D feature Rio repeating as the top film. Rio, released by Fox, took in an estimated $26.8 million this weekend to bring its total domestic gross to about $81 million. But the film’s real strength is apparent overseas, [...]
The animation industry is about to hit the links. The Animation Golf Invitational, open to all active or retired members of the animation industry, is set for May 14 at Elkins Ranch Golf Course in Fillmore, Calif. The event is offering prizes and a barbecue and awards event will be [...]
Turner Broadcasting has announced it will rollout its U.K. preschool channel Cartoonito across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing the brand’s distribution to 125 million homes in 112 territories. Cartoonito launched in the U.K. in May 2007 and since its debut has become the U.K.’s most widely distributed pay [...]
For fans of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit, the wait for a movie version has been a long time coming. No one knows this better than Peter Jackson, the director who has begun production on the first of a two-part adaptation down in his home nation of New Zealand. To mark [...]
NBC’s comedy series 30 Rock airs its 100th episode tonight, and to celebrate the networks is releasing a trio of animated shorts. The first short is up on NBC.com (and debuted on EW.com), and features the animated adventures of Jack Donaghy, Executive Superhero. The short features Alec Baldwin as Donaghy [...]
Disney’s next 2D animated feature, Winnie the Pooh, doesn’t open in North America until July 15 — but it’s already playing overseas and doing fairly well with critics and audiences so far. Here’s a sampling of some of the reviews: The Guardian: The comeback of old-style hand-drawing at Disney under [...]