The Red Turtle

New NYC Festival Offers Best in French Animation

A new French Animation festival is coming to New York City. Hosted by New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise, Animation First will be held Feb. 2-4 and will feature 12 ... Continue Reading →
Coco

The 29th PGA Animation Nominees Are Announced

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has unveiled the list of theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The Producers Guild Awards ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Black Panther’ BTS Featurette, ‘Game of Thrones’ S8 in 2019, Cartoon Saloon Success & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Coming in 2019 It’s official, the final season of the super smash-hit fantasy epic based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has been pushed ... Continue Reading →
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

‘Cloudy,’ ‘Pup Named Scooby-Doo’ Join Boomerang Lineup This Month

Turner’s animation-centric streaming service Boomerang is ringing in the new year with two series offering additions for January. Available now are every episode of Hanna-Barbera’s ... Continue Reading →
OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes

Trailer: ‘OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes’ Gets Jan. 23 Release Date

Cartoon Network has announced the release date for OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes as January 23, when the colorful toon tie-in will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC (Steam) ... Continue Reading →
Cars 3

ADG Announces 22nd Production Design Awards Nominees

The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) has revealed the nominees for the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, honoring theatrical motion pictures, TV projects, commercials, ... Continue Reading →
Lady and the Tramp

Trailer: Disney’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’ to Make Signature Collection Debut

Just in time for National Spaghetti Day (yes, really) comes the tail-wagging announcement that 1955’s romantic animated classic Lady and the Tramp will receive the Walt Disney Signature ... Continue Reading →
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Animation & Rigging Solutions Sweep Academy Tech Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as one organization, ... Continue Reading →
Animaniacs

Hulu, Amblin & WB Return to the Water Tower for New ‘Animaniacs’

Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation have announced a pact to create a brand-new iteration of iconic ‘90s cartoon franchise Animaniacs. Under a two-season straight-to-series ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Clip: Get Swept Up in the Opening Scene for ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’

For a limited time, GKIDS is making the stunning first scene to Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower available to view online. The nail-biting opener takes viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Netflix Dates ‘Unfortunate Events’ S2, ‘Slender Man’ Trailer, Frame-A-Day Animation & More

Here’s What Happens If You Draw 1 Frame of Animation Every Day for an Entire Year Titmouse animator/storyboard revisionist James Sugrue took a piecemeal approach to making time for ... Continue Reading →
Animation UK

Animation UK Successfully Campaigns for More Kids TV Funding

Animation UK (part of the UK Screen Alliance) has waged a successful campaign to secure additional money for children’s TV programming in the country, with Culture Secretary Karen ... Continue Reading →
Coco

Nominees Announced for Best Edited Animated Movies

The American Cinema Editors has unveiled the three animated nominees for this year’s ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film as Disney/Pixar’s Coco, Universal/Illumination’s Despicable ... Continue Reading →
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Calling All Bishoujo Senshi! Torrid Debuts 1st ‘Sailor Moon’ Plus Size Collection

More of Sailor Moon’s many fans will be able to show their love for Naoko Takeuchi’s plucky, pretty soldier of love and justice when Torrid.com launches the first-ever plus size ... Continue Reading →
Come Downstairs

Watch: Haisi Hu Crafts a Mixed Technique Treasure for Mitchell Leonard’s “Come Downstairs”

Animation and music videos tend to go together in perfect harmony, and the intricate, introspective new piece for musician Mitchell Leonard’s piano-jazz ballad “Come Downstairs” ... Continue Reading →
Napping Princess

GKIDS & Shout! Tuck ‘Napping Princess’ in on Disc

Kenji Kamiyama’s highly acclaimed 2017 feature Napping Princess is coming home in North America this month when GKIDS and Shout! Factory present the whimsical reality-hopping adventure ... Continue Reading →
Frank Buxton

Writer-Producer, Voice of ‘Batfink’ Frank Buxton Dies Age 87

Actor, writer, director, producer and general showbiz dynamo Frank Buxton — who created the Peabody Award-winning NBC series Hot Dog (1970-71) and touched the animation world ... Continue Reading →
Haunted Mansion

Shannon Tindle Shares the ‘Haunted Mansion’ Toon That Could Have Been

Shannon Tindle, the Emmy-winning animation story writer and character designer who came up with the acclaimed Kubo and the Two Strings, delivered a bittersweet treat over the weekend ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Karyn Parsons Flies with Bessie Coleman, 100 Years of Japanese Animation, 16-Bit Skywalker & More

How ‘Fresh Prince’s Karyn Parsons Became the Founder of a Creative Nonprofit The actress-producer and Executive Director of Sweet Blackberry discusses her mission to bring ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wands’ VR Studio Cortopia Raises $2+ Million Financing

Swedish game developer Cortopia has followed up the successful release of its award-winning title Wands by raising $2.48 million (21M SEK) together with strategic partner Init Invest ... Continue Reading →