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Fox Animation Acquires ‘Hero’s Guide’

Is the world ready for yet another take on animated fairy tales? Fox Animation certainly thinks so as it has just acquired the rights to children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving ... Continue Reading →
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Selick to Direct Gaiman’s ‘Graveyard Book’ for Disney

Acclaimed director Henry Selick will direct a stop-motion adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book for Disney, says Deadline.com. The Newbery Medal award-winning book is a ghostly ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Brings Nice B.O. Booty for ‘The Pirates!’

Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like ... Continue Reading →
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Evidence of Stone-Age Era Animation Is Discovered

Fred Flintstone, animator? The real Stone Age-era families might have actually dabbled in animation, according to a story in the Australian Times. Anthropologists investigating caves ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Animator Jim Hiltz Dies at 85

The Animation Guild Blog reports that veteran animator, director and teacher Jim Hiltz has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for directing Jay Ward’s Rocky and His Friends, ... Continue Reading →
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DeMarco Promoted to Marketing VP at Cartoon Network

Jason DeMarco has been promoted to VP of strategic marketing and promotions at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. He will be responsible for developing promotional marketing programs, ... Continue Reading →
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Produced By Confab Announces 2012 Lineup

The fourth annual Produced by Conference, which is held this year June 8-10 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, has announced its jam-packed program for this year. Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Naughty Bits, Real and Imagined

Just when you start to think the old rumors about hidden dirty jokes in Disney animated features have died down, they get passed on to a new generation. This was proven to me recently ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fraggle Rock’ Preps 30th Celebration

The Jim Henson Company is gearing up for its hit children’s puppetry series Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary in 2013 with plans for celebrations, events and new products for fans ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Season 7 Blasts Off in June

Comedy Central is bringing back Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the Planet Express crew for a seventh adventurous season of the Emmy Award-winning series Futurama this summer! The ... Continue Reading →