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MTV made it official at its up-fronts: Beavis and Butt-head are back! The network broke the news with a tweet from teenage pop star Justin Beiber and an appearance from the cast of the controversial series Skins. The animated duo are set to return sometime this summer. Beavis and Butt-head [...]
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has announced a roster of top digital artists will lead its Master Classes 2011. From February 11-25, in a private online community, participants will interact with and learn from some of the VFX leaders behind blockbuster projects including Avatar, District 9 and Transformers 2 [...]
Oliver Ellis and Helen Howells — both former executives at Target Entertainment — have formed a new production and rights company for children’s entertainment called Hoho Entertainment. The company states it has a development slate already in place and plans to announce its first production in a few months. “We’re [...]
Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, which means its time for football fans to root for the Pittsburgh Steelers or Green Bay Packers — also to check out all the great commercials. Among the movies that will be trying to make a splash are DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2. [...]
Fernando Trueba’s animated feature Chico & Rita is the opening film of the 13th edition of Cartoon Movie, set for March 2-4 in Lyons, France. Trueba’s animation debut was recently released to wide public and critical acclaim in Britain after having received the award for Best Feature Film at the [...]
Christopher Nolan’s Inception was the big winner at last night’s Visual Effects Society Awards, taking home four honors, including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture. DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon came in close behind with three awards (Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature, Outstanding Animated [...]
HIT Entertainment has completed 51 sales of its preschool programs, including animated hits Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina and Bob the Builder, to broadcasters all over the world. The U.K.-based entertainment company says 31 of the deals will see programs air on new broadcast platforms. Here’s a show-by-show breakdown of [...]
DreamWorks Animation is preparing to bring the 1971-73 Sid and Marty Krofft children’s series Lidsville to the big screen, reports The New York Times. The studio has tapped Conrad Vernon to direct the film. Vernon, who co-directed Shrek 2 and Monsters vs. Aliens for DreamWorks, told The Times a visual [...]
A lot of people sat up and took notice of Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon last year after its animated feature Secret of Kells was nominated for an Oscar. The studio is now developing a new feature called Song of the Sea, which Cartoon Saloon’s website describes as follows: “The story of [...]
Veteran storyboard artist John Dorman died Saturday at the age of 58, according to a post on The Animation Guild blog. The cause of death has not been revealed. Dorman began his career in 1974 as an assistant animator on The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat. Within a few [...]