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Leprosy Charities Cause ‘Pirates’ Changes

Aardman Animations, the Bristol, U.K.-based animation powerhouse behind last year’s Arthur Christmas, have announced changes to their upcoming stop-motion 3-D feature The Pirates! ... Continue Reading →
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Oswalt to Host VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced comedian/actor Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) as the host for the org’s tenth annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held at the ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Oscar Nominees React to Happy News

We were lucky enough to catch up with some of the talented artists who were nominated for Oscars this morning. Here is what they had to say about waking up and getting the big courtship ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Animated Oscar Noms Offer Surprises

The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Picks Announced

The organizers of the Cartoon Movie event, set to be held March 7-9 in Lyon, France this year, have revealed their animated feature selections. The 50 selected titles will screen for ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto Plans New Feature

Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto, who earned an Oscar nod in 1991 for his short Grasshoppers and is well known for his politically satiric works and hapless Signor Rossi character, has ... Continue Reading →
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Patton Oswalt to Host 39th Annual Annie Awards

Patton Oswalt, the voice of Remy, everyone’s favorite rat chef in Pixar’s Ratatouille, will be the host of this year’s 39th Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, Feb. 4 at UCLA’s ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Max Steel’ to Reboot on Cartoon Network

A new animated version of Max Steel will launch on Cartoon Network Latin America, it was announced today by produces Freemantle Media and Mattel at the NATPE confab today. The action-adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Elton John to Produce Animated ‘Nerds’ Movie

After lending his music and producing cache to last year’s Gnomeo and Juliet feature, music legend Elton John plans to develop an animated movie based on the best-selling series Nerds ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Lands on Fortune’s Best 100 List

DreamWorks Animation is the sole entertainment company on this year’s annual Fortune list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The studio, which took the 10th spot last year, ranked ... Continue Reading →