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If the animated feature Rio got animation fans thinking about a trip to Brazil, then the lineup for the third annual Diversity in Animation festival may be the perfect reason to go. The festival features a line up full of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgender animated films and will [...]
Legendary animation voice actress June Foray will be honored with the Outstanding Contribution in Animation Award, also known as The Crystal Anvil Award, at the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television’s Festival of New Creative Work. Foray will be presented the award at the festival’s Animation Prom, set for June 4 [...]
The Electric Company is adding an animated math-literacy segment called Prankster Planet, set to debut with the third season premiere of the Emmy-winning show May 2 on PBS Kids Go! Twelve two-minute animated segments have been produced and are part of an overal “transmedia” experience in which story elements in [...]
Warner Bros. has set the classic comic book story Batman: Year One as its next animated direct-to-video DC Universe feature. The studio also announced the voice cast, with Bryan Cranston set to play Jim Gordon, Ben McKenzie as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Eliza Dushku as Catwoman, Katee Sackhoff as Detective Sarah Essen [...]
All Pixar fans know that Toy Story 3 is not the end of the story for Woody, Buzz and the gang. The first Toy Story Toon short, “Hawaiian Vacation,” is set to play in front of Cars 2 when it arrives in theaters on June 24. We here at Animation [...]
It’s always a good day when some new work from Aardman Animation shows up, such as the following ads for Fruit2Day. The ads are part of a new national TV campaign in the U.S. Aardman was invited by the New York-based ad agency Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners to animate the [...]
The Al Jazeera Children’s Channel has acquired broadcast rights for 22 Arabic states to multiple properties from DQ Entertainment, including The Jungle Book, The New Adventures of Lassie and Mysteries and Feluda. This five year agreement will provide JCCTV the exclusive broadcasting rights for three animated TV series worldwide in [...]
The differences between production design for animation and live action will be explored in detail during the first installment of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Evolution or Revolution? Production Design in the 21st Century,” on Monday, April 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Academy’s [...]
The eighth edition of the annual Animation Block Party — now open for submissions — will take place July 29-31 at Rooftop Films and BAM Cinematek in Brooklyn, N.Y. The largest animation festival on the East Coast, ABP is accepting submissions now through May 27. For details, visit http://animationblock.com/submit.php. The schedule [...]
Cartoon Network has picked up 9 Story Entertainment’s animated series Almost Naked Animals and will begin airing it later this year. The Canadian-produced comedy series, with 40 22-minute episodes, is about free-spirited animals in their underwear that run a beach-front hotel called the Banana Cabana like kids at a summer camp. [...]