Cinelicious Wraps 4K Restoration of ‘Giants’ First Steps’

Cinelicious recently finished the 4K restoration of the animated films featured in The Giants’ First Steps, a program by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, curated ... Continue Reading →

Ubisoft’s ‘Rabbids’ to Invade Nick in August

Ubisoft’s popular animated characters known as the Raving Rabbids will be making their transition to a CG-animated series on Nickelodeon beginning Saturday, August 3 at 11:30 ... Continue Reading →

Azaria Hints at ‘Smurfs 3' Plot

During a series of cast interviews conducted by in preparation for the release of Sony Pictures Animation’s The Smurfs 2 (July 29), actor Hank Azaria—who plays ... Continue Reading →

‘Angry Birds Star Wars II’ Launches This Fall

Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced they are continuing their collaboration by offering a sequel to their hot property smash-up game Angry Birds Star Wars. The ... Continue Reading →

Toon Goggles App Unveils New Look

On-Demand children’s entertainment portal Toon Goggles ( will introduce a new and enhanced look for its app on July 15. The new app will include a section ... Continue Reading →

Side Effects Software Introduces Houdini Engine

Toronto’s Side Effects Software has unveiled its Houdini Engine, which allows for deep integration of Houdini technology into a wide variety of Digital Content Creation tools. Now ... Continue Reading →

New Stars Join ‘Legend of Korra’s Voice Cast

Several new stars have joined the voice cast of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra for its second season, reports. Among the new additions are Aubrey Plaza, Lisa Edelstein and ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me 2' Takes the No. 1 Spot for Third Week

The clever Gru and his lovable Minions displayed their lasting appeal once again as Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster pic Despicable Me 2 became the No. 1 movie at the box ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s CG Artists Sign Contract with Animation Guild

Nickelodeon Animation Studios CG artists have ratified a new Animation Guild, IATSE 839 contract on Friday (with a Yes vote from 90.1% of the bargaining unit’s 61 employees who voted). ... Continue Reading →

‘Hulk’ Toon to Premiere on Disney XD in Aug.

Disney XD has announced plans to premiere its upcoming Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. series on Sunday, Aug. 11 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.). The two-part episode will be followed ... Continue Reading →