+ Autodesk has announced the launch of FBX Review for Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 enabled devises. The app gives artists and animators a powerful, lightweight tool to conduct detailed ... Continue Reading →

Brian Blessed Voices ‘Fearsome Beastie’

Known for his luxuriant beard, impeccable diction and commanding voice, legendary British actor Brian Blessed is taking a turn from him usual sci-fi and historical roles (Star Wars, ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →

‘Wind Rises’ Tops ‘Monsters U.’ Opening in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest turn in the director’s chair, his first in five years, filled plenty of seats over its opening weekend. The 2D-animated pseudo-historical adventure ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Kicks off ‘Guardians’ Production

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in the U.K. for its next epic film adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy, at Shepperton Studios. The film is slated for release by Walt Disney ... Continue Reading →

Shotgun Pipeline Kit Released at Siggraph

Shotgun Software today released the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit at the SIGGRAPH event in Anaheim, CA. The kit provides studios with a set of out-of-the-box pipeline tools tailored for ... Continue Reading →

Disney Plans ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Roll-Out

Disney Channel’s upcoming intergalactic comedy toon Wander Over Yonder—the latest from Emmy-winning producer/series creator Craig McCracken (Foster’s Home for Imaginary ... Continue Reading →

Seoul Promotion Plan Reveals Finalists

South Korean international animation market Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) being held this week has announced the 20 projects which will be competing for a $10,000 prize in three categories: ... Continue Reading →

‘Robotech’ Final Battle and More Toon Action on DVD

Yes, giant robot fans: the awesome Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set ($19.98) is finally here, and Lionsgate Home Entertainment is celebrating with a new sneak peek clip. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network and LEGO Launch ‘Mixels’ Franchise

Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group announced today that they will jointly produce a new global entertainment franchise called Mixels. Launching in 2014, Mixels will feature animated ... Continue Reading →