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Gallery Nucleus Opens ‘Korra/Avatar’ Exhibit

Gallery Nucleus, located in Alhambra, CA, has teamed up with Nickelodeon to present a special tribute art exhibition to hit animated series The Legend of Korra and Avatar: The Last ... Continue Reading →
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Animate Yourself with Plotagon App

The Swedish developers of Plotagon are bringing the creativity-fueled app to the SXSW event in Austin this month (booth #1147) to unveil a new feature: the ability for users to generate ... Continue Reading →
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At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →
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Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Presents 2015 Tributes

With a 17th successful edition in the bag, Cartoon Movie has announced the participant-selected winners of the 2015 Cartoon Tributes — awards for outstanding contributions to ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Showcases Euro Toon Diversity

Cartoon Movie 2015 kicked off in Lyon, France Wednesday evening, opening the pitching and co-production forum with a screening of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep stop-motion feature, ... Continue Reading →
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Elite Animation Opens Tampa Academy

Florida’s Elite Animation Academy, which staged its summer youth camp in Orlando last year, is growing its operations by opening a second location in Tampa. The facility will offer ... Continue Reading →
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‘Harlock: Space Pirate’ Arrives March 31

Ketchup Entertainment has announced it will be releasing Shinji Aramaki’s Harlock: Space Pirate on Digital HD, On Demand and DVD on March 31. Based on the classic manga and anime ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Commissions Radical Sheep’s ‘Fangbone’

DHX Television, the broadcasting division of DHX Media, has ordered a brand new animated comedy-adventure series titled Fangbone! from Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions. Production ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces English ‘Marnie’ Cast

GKIDS has announced the English-language voice cast for its North American release of its latest Studio Ghibli title, When Marnie Was There. In addition to Hailee Steinfeld as “Anna” ... Continue Reading →
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‘My Little Pony’ Season 5 Hoofs it to Discovery Family

An all-new season of Hasbro Studios’ smash hit animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic will debut on Discovery Family on April 4 with two back-to-back premiere episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Director Jeff Hale Dies in Oregon

The following information has been pulled from a tribute compiled by ASIFA-SF president Karl Cohen with the assistance of Geraldine Clarke and Margot Hale. Jeff Hale, a prolific animator ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Names Craig McGillivray VP Distribution

Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Craig McGillivray as Vice President, Distribution. Based in the company’s Toronto headquarters, McGillivray will serve in a senior-level role ... Continue Reading →
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‘Barbapapa’ Co-Creator Talus Taylor Dies

San Francisco-born cartoonist Talus Taylor, who with his wife Annette Tison created the charming pink blob character Barbapapa in 1970, died in Paris on February 19 at the age of 82. ... Continue Reading →
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World Famous Toons Up Comedy Central’s ‘Pixelheads’

Seattle-based creative collective World Famous recently teamed up with Comedy Central for a new online animated series, Pixelheads. The geek-powered comedy features gameplay from Divekick ... Continue Reading →
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American Cinematheque Sets Bakshi Retrospective

Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi is coming west for a two-day retrospective of his feature film work at the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. Set for March 27 and ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Avengers’ Trailer Teases Vision

A new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron offers a deeper look at the explosive and highly anticipated Marvel superhero sequel, including a first teasing look at The Vision. Written ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Nets SVOD Exclusive for Disney’s ‘Doc,’ ‘Bunnytown’

Hulu and the Disney-ABC Television Group announced a new agreement that grants Hulu the exclusive subscription video on-demand rights to the Disney Junior animated series Doc McStuffins ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Joining ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Just after the season finale of Star Wars Rebels wrapped up the first season on Disney XD, exec producer/supervising director Dave Filoni revealed that actress Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Continue Reading →
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Season 2 of ‘PEG + CAT’ Starts Production

The Fred Rogers Company has announced production of a second season of PEG + CAT for PBS KIDS. The new season of the multiple Emmy Award-winning animated series for preschoolers is ... Continue Reading →