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Toon Boom Releases Harmony Version 11

Two-time EmmyAward recipient Toon Boom Animation has released version 11 of its Harmony animation software. The new version offers the best of the vector and bitmap worlds in the drawing ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Unveils Final ‘Boxtrolls’ Trailer

Stop-motion animation house LAIKA has released the final trailer for the upcoming film The Boxtrolls (September 26 through Focus Features). The trailer premiered at the Annecy festival ... Continue Reading →
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1st Trailer for ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Feature

DreamWorks Animation has released a trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar, its feature-length theatrical version of the popular TV show, which itself is spun off from the Madagascar ... Continue Reading →
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International Co-Pro to Reboot ‘Astro Boy’ for TV

Monaco’s Shibuya Productions, Japan’s Tezuka Productions and France’s Caribara Animation are joining forces to reboot globally famous anime franchise Astro Boy with ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Preview Season 4 of ‘Superjail!’

Superjail! is one of the most unusual shows on Adult Swim — which is really saying something. The crazy quarter-hour comedy returns Sunday at 11:45 p.m. ET/PT with the first of six ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Preps ‘Lion Guard’ TV Movie and Series

Disney Television Animation has kicked off production on The Lion Guard, a new animated TV movie and series that will continue to story of Walt Disney Studios’ Oscar winning 1994 ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mr. X VFX Studio

Technicolor has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X, which will join Technicolor’s Production Services division — already home to Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Sets Toon Slates for YTV, Teletoon

Corus Entertainment has announced its slate of animated children’s programming for Canada’s YTV and Teletoon 2014-15 lineups. Teletoon and its French-language channel Télétoon ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Troy Skabelund Joins Starburns Industries

Former Disney Interactive finance leader Troy Skabelund will join the ranks of toon house Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty, Anomalisa) as Chief Financial Officer. Skabelund brings ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Adopts ‘Boy and the World’

A new international animated feature will be joining the GKIDS family as the distributor has picked up North American rights to the upcoming Brazilian film Boy and the World. Director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Poster Offers New Peek at Baymax

Disney has released a new teaser poster for its upcoming animated superhero feature film Big Hero 6 featuring the puffy robot Baymax. Take a look: With the Disney crew in Annecy this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wander’ Begins Summer Disney XD Run June 10

The Disney animated series Wander Over Yonder returns June 10 for its summer run on Disney XD, and we’ve got some new images from the series’ second episode, “The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Love Games’ Wins Animafest Grand Prix

The 24th World Festival of Animated Film, better known as Animafest Zagreb, has revealed the winners of its juried competitions. The winners were culled from a selection of 144 contenders ... Continue Reading →
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Relaunched ‘Cosmos’ Lands on Home Video

The most unexpectedly awesome use of animation this year comes home with the release of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox, $59.99 Blu-ray, $49.98 DVD). The revival of the classic Carl ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Packs Up ‘The Long Long Holiday’

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has inked a deal with Les Armateurs for worldwide representation of the studio’s newest television series, The Long Long Holiday (10 x 26 or 5 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stars’ Block ‘Maleficent’ B.O. Repeat

Tears beat fears this weekend as the debut of The Fault in Our Stars pushed Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent back to second place with a strong $48 million in ticket sales. Maleficent ... Continue Reading →
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Photos: Icons of Animation Event in New York

Acclaimed artists Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and (via video) William Joyce assembled at the Academy Theater in New York for a special event moderated by J.J. Sedelmaier titled Icons ... Continue Reading →
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BYU Students’ ‘Owned’ Tops Student Academy Awards

Owned, an animated film by BYU students Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, won the gold medal placement in the animation category at the 2014 Student Academy Awards. The silver medal ... Continue Reading →
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Building Up to Epic

Writer-director Dean DeBlois steers Hiccup, Toothless ... Continue Reading →
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Bending Time and Space

Veteran ... Continue Reading →