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NBC’s ‘Community’ Goes 8-Bit

The stars of NBC’s live-action comedy Community have been through their share of quirky adventures—including stop-motion and anime inspired toon ones—but according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Dusty Fest Winners Announced

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City (NYC) has announced the winners of its 23rd annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival. The awards ceremony held at the SVA Theatre ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes a Splash in Cannes

As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head ... Continue Reading →
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Nextrendz Releases Stylus for ‘Draw Something’ Game

If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Says Good-Bye to Children’s Blocks

The BBC Trust has confirmed that children’s programs will no longer be shown on BBC One and Two following the org’s digital switchover. Shows such as Horrible Histories and Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Announces Hot, New Animated Slate

Cartoon Network’s late-night block Adult Swim has revealed its development slate, ahead of its upfront presentations on Wednesday. Deadline.com reports that projects includes seven ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 2012 Student Oscar Winners

Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s Toons Take Over Latin America

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has sold over 200 hours of its animated shows to Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. networks. In pan-Latin America deals, Pay TV channel Yups ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Festival Spotlights Women in Animation

This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women ... Continue Reading →
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NCircle to Bear ‘Gruffalo’s Child’

Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short ... Continue Reading →