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The True Tale of Br’er Oscar

Every year around Academy Award time, I think about a particular film, one that despite its polarizing controversy broke new ground for both Hollywood and Oscar: Disney’s semi-animated ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Enchanted by New ‘Shrek’ Film

Hot on the heels of the announcement that London will soon boast a Shrek themed amusement park attraction (Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure), it seems the oger-ific film franchise ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Jr. Italy Moves in on ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of award-winning preschool toon Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was brokered by Italian ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Images: Patrick Dempsey, Top Gear Hosts on ‘Phineas and Ferb’

An all-new, Grand Prix-themed episode of Phineas and Ferb will welcome racing enthusiast and Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey along with Top Gear‘s hosts Jeremy Clarkson, ... Continue Reading →
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Art Show Offers Exclusive Preview of ‘Book of Life’

20th Century Fox hosted a private art show Monday night in Beverly Hills to show off art from The Book of Life, an animated feature film in production at Reel FX Creative Studios in ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at ‘Moomins on the Riviera’

The Moomins are back in a new feature film, titled Moomins on the Riviera, set to debut next month at Cartoon Movie. The feature is set for release in October and is based on the original ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Trumpets Polish studio FUMI’s ‘Bik & Bak’

Poland-based FUMI Studio has released the first trailer to its first animated adventure feature Bik & Bak. The film follows two brothers, Bik and Bak, whose parents are lost at ... Continue Reading →
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Teaser Previews Debut from Dwarf: ‘Lune et le Loup’

Dwarf Animation Studio in France has posted online a teaser trailer to its first project: a short film titled Lune et le Loup. The CG-animated project is directed by Thomas Leroux and ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Reports Profits for Q4 2013

DreamWorks Animation announced a profitable final quarter for 2013, as income outside the feature film market compensated for losses associated with Turbo. For the quarter, the company ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movies Anywhere Cloud Service Set

The Walt Disney Studios today unveiled its exclusive cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere. An all-new app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and web experience enables ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Lands Feature, Education Deals

Montreal-based animation software maker Toon Boom announced that renowned French animation studio Je Suis Bien Content has picked Toon Boom Harmony to produce its Jacques Tardi-based ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Godzilla’ Trailer Shows Destructive FX

Warner Bros. has unleashed a new trailer for its upcoming Godzilla reboot directed by Gareth Edwards and co-produced with Legendary Pictures, out May 16. The clips showcase epic amounts ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer’ Welcomes Kenny Loggins to the Danger Zone

At long last, the planets have properly aligned and legendary musician Kenny Loggins will be guest starring on the March 3 episode of FX’s comedy toon Archer! Loggins will lend ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sabrina’ Returning to Hub March 15

The Hub Network will toast a mid-season return of bewitching animated show Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch on March 15 at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT. The series will resume with all ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Season 3 Arrives with Extras

If you love cartoons, odds are you love Cartoon Network’s surreal and hilarious Adventure Time series. That makes this week’s release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Distributing ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’

Shout! Factory will distribute the animated film Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) in the United States and Canada under a new deal with EuropaCorp. Shout! ... Continue Reading →
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Moonbot Revives Lessmore for ‘Silent’ Dolby Short

Morris Lessmore, the star of 2011′s Oscar-winning animated short The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, is back in Silent, a new short Moonbot Studios produced for ... Continue Reading →
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Tex Avery’s Hometown Honors His Legacy

Tex Avery holds a special place in the hearts of most animation fans for the fantastic comedy shorts he directed for the likes of Warner Bros. and MGM — and now he’s getting ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dora’ Special Pays Homage to ‘Alice’

Nick has announced a new hour-long Dora the Explorer primetime special, Dora in Wonderland, will premiere March 10 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. In the hour-long special, when Abuela’s kitties ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →