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Marvel Universe Hits Disney XD

The incredible heroes of Marvel will find a new home on Disney XD as part of a new dedicated Marvel Universe programming block set to debut Sunday, April 1. The block will feature an ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Designer McQuarrie Passes Away

Ralph McQuarrie, the Oscar-winning concept artist behind such iconic Star Wars characters as Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3P0, Darth Vader and Boba Fett passed away Saturday, March 3, at the ... Continue Reading →
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Cuppa Coffee to Animate ‘The Osbournes’

Toronto-based house Cuppa Coffee is producing a new stop-motion animated series called The F’n Osbournes. Studio founder Adam Shaheen will bring the series to the MIPTV confab in ... Continue Reading →
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Lagardère Picks Up Zodiak Kids’ Package

Zodiak Kids, Zodiak Media’s children’s production and distribution arm, has secured a deal with the Lagardère media group for 80 hours of Zodiak Kids programming. Lagardère has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben 10' Movie to Premiere on March 23

Cartoon Network is planning a big week of Ben 10 premieres and marathons, beginning Monday, March 19. All week long, fans can start their day with special episodes from every Ben 10 ... Continue Reading →
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Luxology Integrates IKinema Solver into modo 601

Luxology has integrated IKinema inverse kinematics (IK)’s RunTime technology into its just released 3D content creation software, modo 601. Although known for its game animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lorax’ Rakes in $70.7 mil. Worth of Green

An overwhelming marketing campaign and familiarity with the Dr. Seuss brand pushed Universal/Illumination’s animated feature The Lorax to the top of the U.S. box-office chart with ... Continue Reading →
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NBC’s ‘Community’ Gets Animated Online

While the live-action of the NBC’s Thursday night sitcom Community won’t be back until March 15, a clever three-part animated version of the show will debut on nbc.com and hulu ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’ Wins Japan’s Academy Award

Studio Ghibli’s hit From Up on Poppy Hill won Japan’s prestigious Academy Award for Best Animated Feature last Friday. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro, the gentle coming-of-age ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Goldberg Teaches Master Class at Laguna College

Here’s some great news for anyone who would like to learn the art of animation from one of the top talents working in the field today, Eric Goldberg. The Laguna College of Art and ... Continue Reading →