Arlene Klasky

The Other Animated Bugs

With so much discussion of border crossings in the news lately, I could not help but be reminded of one of the more unusual Saturday morning cartoon shows of the last two decades: Klasky-Csupo’s ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party 2014: Meet the Judges

The upcoming July issue of Animation Magazine will feature our annual Pitch Party contest, in which we invite working artists and aspiring animators to enter their animated project ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Acquires Shotgun Software

Autodesk has agreed to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for the film, television and games industries. Shotgun’s ... Continue Reading →
Ben Kingsley

Disney Finds Purrfect Bagheera in Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley, the celebrated British actor best known for his roles in Gandhi and Schindler’s List, has been tapped by Disney to provide the voice of the panther Bagheera ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Reveals Kids Short & Series Contenders

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced the finalists for its Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids which will run in competition at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →

Double Negative, Primes Focus World Merge

Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services arm Prime Focus World with acclaimed feature film vfx house Double Negative to create a major effects, animation ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Starts ‘Pickle & Peanut’

Disney Television Animation has begun production on Pickle & Peanut, a buddy comedy series about two unlikely friends — an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut — voiced ... Continue Reading →

Malaysia-produced ‘Ribbit’ Tops Niagara Fest

Ribbit, a 3D animation comedy/adventure story about a frog with an identity crisis won the Best Family Film Award at its world premiere at Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Offers New Streaming Options

PBS KIDS has announced families now have new ways to stream the tot-friendly programming on more platforms as PBS KIDS launches on Apple TV and the PBS KIDS Video App debuts on Android ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Cowabunga, dudes! Fans of the heroes in a half-shell are surely getting ready for the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, due in theaters Aug. 8. And now they have ... Continue Reading →