H.R. Giger

‘Alien’ Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

Swiss surrealist artist Hans Ruedi Giger, better known as H.R. Giger, died at age 74 Monday after being hospitalized for a fall down the stairs in his Zurich home. Working primarily ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Animation Jobs Hit All Time High

According to data collected by The Animation Guild, animation work in Southern California hit an all-time high last year and shows no signs of slowing down. IATSE Local 839′s ... Continue Reading →

Shotgun to Hold First Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH ’14

Shotgun Software has announced that it will present the first-ever Shotgun Pipeline Awards to recognize excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and use in ... Continue Reading →

Craft Unveils CameraFx Animation Tool

Sweden-based Craft Animations has released a new tool called Craft CameraFx, designed to make creating camera animation intuitive and simple. Designed specifically for camera animation, ... Continue Reading →

First Look: ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Go Prime Time

Nick’s hit series Sanjay and Craig is premiering its first episode to air in primetime May 16 at 7 p.m. In “A Tail of Two Slithers,” Craig meets his long-lost brother, Ronnie ... Continue Reading →

‘Looney’ Releases, ‘Wolverine’ Return

Apparently, that was NOT all, folks! After a five-year gap, Warner Bros. has released Looney Tunes: Spotlight Collection Volume 8 (Warner Bros., $19.98), featuring 30 classic cartoons ... Continue Reading →

Live-Action Breaks Into Fox Sunday Lineup

Fox’s primetime schedule for the 2014-2015 season brings some changes to the network’s long-established Sunday-night animation line up with the addition of two live-action ... Continue Reading →

9 Story’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’ Invade U.K.

9 Story Entertainment has licensed Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to U.K. kids’ channel CITV. The show premiered in April as part ... Continue Reading →

Art Connection Academy Sets Summer Programs

Art Connection Academy has announced its Summer Animation Program. In these three animation sessions, taught by industry veterans, students will learn to create a 24-second animated ... Continue Reading →

First Disney Junior Movie ‘Lucky Duck’ Names Lead Quackers

Stars of stage (that’s Broadway, people) and screen Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanagh will be leading the voice cast of the first ever Disney Junior Original Movie, ... Continue Reading →