Miyazaki Discusses Mature Theme of New Movie

Beloved animation icon Hayao Miyazaki talked about the sources of inspiration for his new movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) and important issues facing today’s young people ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee’s World of Heroes Appears at Comic-Con

Vuguru and POW! Entertainment are celebrating the one-year anniversary of Stan Lee’s World of Heroes (SLWOH) YouTube Channel. On Friday, (July 19) the iconic comic-book legend ... Continue Reading →

20 Years of ‘Power Rangers’ on DVD

Shout! Factory is offering you the chance to be some pop-culture addict’s favorite secret Santa this year. On December 3, you’ll be able to snatch up the jam-packed Power ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Saloon Releases Limited Edition ‘Kells’ Prints

If you don’t blow your entire toon memorabilia budget at Comic-Con this weekend, indie Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon has some beautiful items to add to your shopping list. ... Continue Reading →

Goodbye, Dali

It has been 10 years now since the release of the longest-in-production film in history, Disney’s animated short Destino. Begun in 1945 as a collaboration between Disney Studios ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Perspective: Roll Call

I’ve been fortunate to have a strong team in support of Animation Block Party. My West Coast compadre, Jonathan Mazer, helped manage early events, even traveling to Austin to emcee ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’ Wins Wednesday Movie Race

DreamWorks’ second feature of 2013, Turbo, was able to bring in about $6 million during its first day of release at the U.S. box office on Wednesday. Box office watchers are estimating ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon D’Or Nominations Are Announced

Six animated shorts have been nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013 Awards, which are given out at the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse on Thursday September 19. The six finalists ... Continue Reading →

And the Nominees for 65th Primetime Emmys Are…

The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday morning. The telecast will air live on Sunday, Sept. 22nd on CBS from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Here ... Continue Reading →

Q&A: Adam Ham Talks New Malaysian Incentives

The Malaysian government has announced new grants and funds to encourage more opportunities for co-productions with the Malaysian animation, games and visual effects industry. The incentives ... Continue Reading →