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Network Ten Dons ‘Matt Hatter’ for Spring 2013

Australia’s Network Ten has nabbed boys’ animated adventure-comedy Matt Hatter Chronicles for its digital free-to-air channel, ELEVEN, series producer Platinum Films has announced. ... Continue Reading →
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Saldanha Signs Five-Year Fox Deal

Rio director Carlos Saldanha (also of Ice Age fame) has signed an exclusive five-year production and development deal with 20th Century Fox, which released the Brazilian-flavored CG ... Continue Reading →
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Method Studios Create Epic ‘Cloud Atlas’ FX

Method Studios combined efforts of three of its locations—Los Angeles, Vancouver and London—to complete a total of 398 shots for, and was the main visual effects vender on, Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Crowd-Funder Anipipo Previews

Japanese / Thai I.T. service development company Goopa has launched a preview of its crowd-funding service Anipipo on Thursday, Anime News Network reports. The site will be available ... Continue Reading →
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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 →