Chris Claremont

Everything Old Is New Again, Part 3: ‘X-Men’

I doubt that anyone is surprised that X-Men: Days of Future Past opened huge and promises to become one of the biggest hits of the year. Neither, most likely, is anyone surprised that ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands Redesigns Baby Genius

Genius Brands International has unveiled redesigns of the Baby Genius signature characters from celebrated artist and self-described professional doodler Todd Goldman. The debut of ... Continue Reading →

Fox Dominates Critics’ Choice Animation Category

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has unveiled its list of nominees for the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards, taking place June 19 at the Beverly Hilton. While live-action ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Shells Out ‘Franklin’ to Germany, Turkey

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed two new licensing agents for its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends: Euro Lizenzen in German-speaking territories, and FILMA ... Continue Reading →

VideoFilmes, Gullane Unite for ‘Noah’s Ark’ Toon

Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station, The Motorcycle Diaries) is partnering with Sao Paulo studio Gullane (Rio 2096) for an animated take on Noah’s Ark, Variety ... Continue Reading →

Rooftop Screens ‘Dark Toons’ May 31

Rooftop Films is looking to blow Brooklyners’ minds with Dark Toons, a screening of animated shorts using a variety of techniques to create everything from optical illusions to ... Continue Reading →

Exploring ‘Adventure Time’s Comics Connection

DePaul University’s Animation program, in conjunction with CAKE, The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, will three top alternative comics artists to talk about their work on and ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Confirms Sony Animation Deal

Following some Wall Street speculation, streaming giant Netflix has confirmed that it has struck a deal for Sony Animation films, taking over films like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ... Continue Reading →
Torill Kove

Torill Kove Unveils ‘Me and My Moulton’ Trailer

Academy Award-winning animator Torill Kove has released a trailer for her new short film, Me and My Moulton (Moulton Og Meg). The film is selected for the main competition at the Annecy ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Dishes ‘Inside Out’ Plot Details

Pixar Animation has finally revealed further details of Pete Docter’s intriguing new project Inside Out, due in theaters June 19, 2015. The inventive story centers on a young ... Continue Reading →