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Philippe Moins Explains WWI Program 14-18 Coming To Annecy

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, also known as The Great War, and its impact a century on is being explored via animation in a new program running ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →
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First Trailer for ‘Book of Life’

The first look is here for The Book of Life, the animated feature from Reel FX and Fox, directed by Jorge Gutierrez. The movie is due to open Oct. 17 and tells the tale of two matadors ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Welcomes Masaaki Yuasa as Guest Director

The latest guest-directed episode of Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy Adventure Time is slated to premiere Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m. and will be helmed by acclaimed Japanese ... Continue Reading →
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‘DreamWorks Dragons’ Goes Netflix Exclusive

The Dragons of Berk are heading for Netflix. DreamWorks Animation has announced that all-new seasons of the series DreamWorks Dragons, filling in gaps between episodes of the How to ... Continue Reading →
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Rudd, McBride, Holm Join ‘Sausage Party’ Cast

Sausage Party, an animated feature film from the filmmaking team behind the comedy This is the End, has added comic stars Paul Rudd, Danny McBride and Anders Holm to the voice case. The ... Continue Reading →
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Portland-Based BENT Takes Manhattan

Internationally award-winning animation and vfx company BENT Image Lab has opened a new office in New York City. Coming on the heels of its expansion into Spain, the multi-specialty ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 3: ‘X-Men’

I doubt that anyone is surprised that X-Men: Days of Future Past opened huge and promises to become one of the biggest hits of the year. Neither, most likely, is anyone surprised that ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Redesigns Baby Genius

Genius Brands International has unveiled redesigns of the Baby Genius signature characters from celebrated artist and self-described professional doodler Todd Goldman. The debut of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Dominates Critics’ Choice Animation Category

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has unveiled its list of nominees for the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards, taking place June 19 at the Beverly Hilton. While live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Shells Out ‘Franklin’ to Germany, Turkey

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed two new licensing agents for its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends: Euro Lizenzen in German-speaking territories, and FILMA ... Continue Reading →
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VideoFilmes, Gullane Unite for ‘Noah’s Ark’ Toon

Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station, The Motorcycle Diaries) is partnering with Sao Paulo studio Gullane (Rio 2096) for an animated take on Noah’s Ark, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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Rooftop Screens ‘Dark Toons’ May 31

Rooftop Films is looking to blow Brooklyners’ minds with Dark Toons, a screening of animated shorts using a variety of techniques to create everything from optical illusions to ... Continue Reading →
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Exploring ‘Adventure Time’s Comics Connection

DePaul University’s Animation program, in conjunction with CAKE, The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, will three top alternative comics artists to talk about their work on and ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Confirms Sony Animation Deal

Following some Wall Street speculation, streaming giant Netflix has confirmed that it has struck a deal for Sony Animation films, taking over films like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ... Continue Reading →
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Torill Kove Unveils ‘Me and My Moulton’ Trailer

Academy Award-winning animator Torill Kove has released a trailer for her new short film, Me and My Moulton (Moulton Og Meg). The film is selected for the main competition at the Annecy ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Dishes ‘Inside Out’ Plot Details

Pixar Animation has finally revealed further details of Pete Docter’s intriguing new project Inside Out, due in theaters June 19, 2015. The inventive story centers on a young ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish’s ‘Khumba’ Wins African Academy Honor

South Africa-based animation studio Triggerfish’s feature Khumba won this weekend the top animation honor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. The award marks the second year in ... Continue Reading →
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Partners Re-up With 9 Story for ‘Arthur’

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series Arthur (20 x 22′). Longstanding broadcast partners for the ... Continue Reading →
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‘X-Men’ Soars; ‘Frozen’ Now No. 5 of All Time

Marvel’s merry mutants ruled the box office this weekend, as expected, while Disney’s Frozen moved up another step on the list of all-time highest grossing films. X-Men: ... Continue Reading →