MAXON Announces Release of Cinema 4D R15

MAXON has released the much-anticipated R15 version of its flagship 3D motion graphics, vfx, painting and rendering software Cinema 4D. The release offers new features and powerful ... Continue Reading →

Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ to Help Feeding America Campaign

Sony Animation’s buzzy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 hopes to do a lot more than just entertain theatergoers when it opens in theaters on September 27. The colorful sequel ... Continue Reading →

‘Ghost Stories’ Shorts Anthology Arrives on Vimeo

If you’re hungry for some fantastic, indie animated shorts, you need not look further than the new 38-minute anthology produced by Late Night Work Club, titled Ghost Stories. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... Continue Reading →

Spooky Clips: Preview ‘Regular Show: Fright Pack’

Cartoon Network is offering some cool clips from their upcoming home entertainment release Regular Show: Fright Pack. Out September 3 on DVD, the latest collection of J.G. Quintel’s ... Continue Reading →

Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’ Tops Weekly Releases

Fans of Studio Ghibli’s lovingly hand-crafted 2D animation are in for a treat as Cinedigm releases Goro Miyazaki’s From Up on Poppy Hill on DVD ($29.95) and Blu-ray combo ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

It’s Official: Hayao Miyazaki Is Retiring

Beloved Japanese animation icon Hayao Miyazaki is retiring, according to Koji Hoshino, president of Studio Ghibli. The news was announced at the Venice Film Festival where the 72-year-old ... Continue Reading →

‘Super Wings!’ Ready for Take Off for Cannes

A new international preschool show, coproduced by FunnyFlux Entertainment in South Korea, QianQi Animation in China and Little Airplane Productions in the U.S. will be flying to Cannes ... Continue Reading →

Nerd Corps.’ ‘Kate and Mim-Mim’ Scores More Sales

Canadian studio Nerd Corps has announced new sales for its first original preschool show Kate and Mim-Mim to Knowledge Network and BBC Kids. The 52 x 11 series will debut on both outlets ... Continue Reading →

Miami Animation Festival Unveils Impressive Lineup

This year’s edition of Miami’s Animation Festival has lined up an impressive program of screenings, events and panels for its 2013 edition, which runs October 17-20 at Miami Dade ... Continue Reading →