Gala, Awards Kick Off World Animation Summit

The stars of the animation world gathered under the stars last night for the opening-night gala of the World Animation and VFX Summit, which feted some of the biggest names in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →
Shigeru Miyamoto

‘Mario’ Creator Unveils ‘Pikmin’ Shorts

The legendary creator behind some of the world’s most popular videogame franchises — including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda — and an aid ... Continue Reading →

Must-See Toons for Halloween

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Once you’ve made the rounds, sweated through your greasepaint, racked up way too big of a tab on pumpkin flavored microbrews ... Continue Reading →

New ‘SpongeBob’ Trailer Gets Real

Nickelodeon and Paramount have debuted a new trailer for the highly anticipated hybrid flick The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, giving fans a broader look at the scope of the ... Continue Reading →

DWA TV Names Kelly Kulchak Head of Current Programming

Comedy development pro Kelly Kulchak has been appointed to the newly created role of head of current programming at DreamWorks Animation’s TV division. The job will task Kulchak ... Continue Reading →
David Leslie Johnson

‘Something Wicked’ Signs Scriptwriter

In keeping with the Halloween vibe, Disney has announced it has reaped a writer for its upcoming adaptation of the Ray Bradbury horror classic Something Wicked This Way Comes. The studio ... Continue Reading →

Jam Media to Double Workforce

Dublin-based animation firm Jam Media, which earlier this year expanded into Northern Ireland, has announced plans to double its workforce from 40 to 80 in 2015. This news follows Jam’s ... Continue Reading →

‘Geronimo,’ ‘Taka & Maka’ Sell for Atlantyca

Italy’s Atlantyca Entertainment has secured a host of post-MIPCOM 2014 broadcast sales for a variety of its key distribution properties. SVT (Sweden), NRK (Norway) have acquired ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Offers Limited Edition ‘Sailor Moon’ Set

VIZ Media will be bringing a shiny new remastered treasure to North American fans of the iconic anime series Sailor Moon. The Limited Edition Season 1, Set 1 Blu-ray/DVD combo pack ... Continue Reading →

CelAction to Resell, Market Toonz Apps

Digital Video and CelAction have teamed up with CelAction reselling and marketing Digital Video’s well-respected Toonz products. Toonz Harlequin is a full-featured software application ... Continue Reading →