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Netflix Gets Final ‘Clone Wars’ Episodes

The final 13 episodes of the hit CG-animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will air not on a broadcast or cable outlet, but via streaming video on Netflix starting March 7. The fan-favorite ... Continue Reading →
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MPC Breaks Down Winning ‘Ranger’ Effects

London-based MPC has released a breakdown showing the visual effects work on The Lone Ranger that won it a VES Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Creates Savings App ‘Pigby’s Fair’

Aardman Animations has created an app designed to encourage children to save for NatWest bank in the United Kingdom. The app, called Pigby’s Fair, is a smartphone and tablet app ... Continue Reading →
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The Building Blocks of an Animated Franchise

Is anybody surprised that The LEGO Movie opened huge? It is the perfect storm film for today’s Hollywood: a digitally animated movie based on a video game that’s based on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Dominate at VES Awards

Disney’s Frozen won the top honor for animation along with three other honors and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity dominated the effects side with six wins at the 12th Annual VES ... Continue Reading →
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ILM Plans to Open Central London Office

Industrial Light & Magic plans to open a new visual effects facility in central London, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. The effects house, a subsidiary of Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Returning for Season 2

Adult Swim has picked up for a second season its hit animated comedy series Rick and Morty. The half-hour animated series about a sociopathic scientist who drags his unintelligent grandson ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Unveils Kanan, the Cowboy Jedi

It’s just not Star Wars if you don’t have some Jedi in it, so the creators of the new animated series Star Wars Rebels have unveiled the lightsaber-wielding cowboy Kanan. Voiced ... Continue Reading →
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Animac 2014 Celebrates Hybrid Animation

Animac, the International Film Festival of Animation in Catalonia, will be celebrating its 18th birthday by devoting the 2014 edition (February 20-23 in Lleida, Spain) to hybrid animation ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sneaks Peek at Next ‘Archer’ Episode

FX has unveiled a brand new “Next On” clip for their smash hit comedy toon Archer, now in the midst of a 13-episode season five run. While the acclaimed 2D series from Adam ... Continue Reading →