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‘Frozen’ is Critics’ Top Animated Feature

The nation’s film critics’ expressed very warm feelings for Disney’s Frozen last night at the 19th Critics Choice Awards, naming the film Best Animated Feature and ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Toy Story’ Special Planned for Christmas 2014

ABC announced it will air an all-new half-hour Toy Story special from Pixar for the 2014 Christmas season. Titled Toy Story That Time Forgot, the special revolves around a post-Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Sets Jury and Previews 2014 Slate

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced its 2014 jury will include such luminaries as John Canemaker, Bill Plympton and Henry Selick, while its slate ... Continue Reading →
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‘Heavy Metal’ Under New Ownership

Heavy Metal has a new owner that’s looking to expand the classic adult comics magazine into features, TV and other genres. According to a report in Variety, digital and music ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Gets David O’Reilly Poster, Retrospective

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has unveiled a poster by Irish animator David O’Reilly for its 2014 edition. This year’s festival is schedule for Sept. 17-21 ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Sets 2017 Dates for ‘Despicable 3,’ ‘Grinch’

Gru will be back — but not until 2017. Universal Pictures has set June 30, 2017, as the release date for Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3. Gru’s lovable little ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Slates 59 Projects for 2014

The 16th edition of Cartoon Movie will showcase 59 animated film projects from across Europe March 5-7 in Lyon, France. Gathering more than 700 animation professionals, the European ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. Emmy Kids Awards Set for Feb. 10 in N.Y.

The second edition of the International Emmy Kids Awards will take place Feb. 10 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. The nominees in the Kids Animation category are: • ... Continue Reading →
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Facilities Form VFX Association of Ireland

Four of Ireland’s largest visual effects houses have agreed to form the VFX Association of Ireland. The founding houses are Windmill Lane, Screen Scene, Egg Post Production and ... Continue Reading →
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Cross Media Intl. is Tezuka’s New American Agent

San Francisco-based Cross Media International has entered into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for its extensive portfolio of properties ... Continue Reading →