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Harmony Gold Founder Sentenced in Berlusconi Tax Trial

Further proof that the world of animation is not purely a candy-coated, kid-friendly wonderland: Harmony Gold USA founder Frank Agrama, who is best known for exec producing the dubs ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Gets Early Raves from Critics

The first reviews of Wreck-It Ralph are in, and everybody seems to be in love with Disney’s charming pic about an 8-bit video game bad guy who decides to make some changes in his ... Continue Reading →
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Michel Gagne Launches ‘Rex’ Kickstarter Project

Brilliant artist/animator and game designer Michel Gagne, who created the multi- award-winning game Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, has launched a new animated feature project titled ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain Harlock’ Creator Receives Prestigious Order

Leiji Matsumoto, the acclaimed creator of the manga Captain Harlock, was honored with the French Order of Arts and Letters on October 23rd for his series’ influence on French popular ... Continue Reading →
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Argentina’s Expotoons Festival Announces Winners

Expotoons, the annual Argentine animation festival has announced its list of 2012 winners in feature films, shorts, commercials, TV series and graduation short categories. Here are ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart Releases New Pics, Trailer for ‘Snow Queen’

We have covered the progress of Russian studio Wizart’s epic new CG-animated feature The Snow Queen in the magazine before. The new take on the 19th century fairy tale by Hans Christian ... Continue Reading →
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‘Laland’ Seeks Co-Pros at Cinekid 2012

The kid-targeted HD CG-animated series Laland (52 x 7), produced by Kotoc and represented by Nottingham Forest, has been selected to participate in Amsterdam’s Cinekid media festival ... Continue Reading →
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Bent, Hallmark Scare Up ‘Hoops & Yoyo Halloween’

Portland, Oregon-based toon studio Bent Image Lab has joined forces once again with Hallmark, this time to produce the 2D-animated comedy special Hoops & Yoyo’s Haunted Halloween, ... Continue Reading →
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Win a 3-Day Pass to Animag’s Feature & VFX Summit!

Celebrate Animation Magazine’s 25th Anniversary during an unforgettable cocktail party at the exclusive Marina del Rey Yacht Club on Sunday night (Oct.28). Then enjoy two days ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Short Debuts Friday

Fans who are hungry for more of Hotel Transylvania’s Drac and the rest of his monster pals have reason to celebrate this Friday. Sony is debuting a charming new animated short, directed ... Continue Reading →