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ET Offers Sneak peek at ‘Dorothy of Oz’

Although the upcoming CG-animated feature Dorothy of Oz is slated to open in theaters this year, we’ve seen very little news coverage about the pic, which is directed by Disney veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Unveils New Animation Store

Autodesk has introduced a new animation store for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design 2013, which began shipping last week. The store can be accessed from the 3ds Max products to provide a simplified ... Continue Reading →
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BRB Introduces New Animation App

Spanish animation house BRB Internacional recently introduced a new free app called BRBPlay for iOS mobile and tablet devices. The new release offers more than 1,000 hours of BRB’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animated French Toon ‘Zarafa’ Arrives in L.A.

Los Angeles audiences will have a chance to enjoy Zarafa, the beautiful new animated feature by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie (The Man in the Blue Gordini, Nocturna), when ... Continue Reading →
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Dyrdek’s ‘Wild Grinders’ to Roll on NickToons

Nicktoons will debut Wild Grinders, the new animated series from skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek (MTV’s Rob & Big, Fantasy Factory) on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Dyrdek’s ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane’s ‘Flintstones’ Series on Hold at Fox

The animated project from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will be delayed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No announcements have been made on when production will resume. The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Festival Unveils Yamamura’s 2012 Poster

The Ottawa International Animation Festival revealed its very cool 2012 poster yesterday. Created by acclaimed Japanese animator Koji Yamaura (Mount Head, Muybridge’s Strings) who ... Continue Reading →
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Loomis Upped to Chief Marketing Officer at Disney Channel

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 ... Continue Reading →
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SMOSH to Launch YouTube Animation Channel

Online teen and young adult comedy content destination SMOSH will launch a new animation YouTube channel called Shut Up! Cartoons on April 30. The toon channel is led by former Disney ... Continue Reading →
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The Case for Robert McKimson

Unlike many toonheads, I’ve long been fascinated with the cartoons of Robert McKimson. McKimson was part of the Warner Bros. animation troika in the post-war years, along with Friz ... Continue Reading →