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9 Story Enters China with Sunshine Partnership

9 Story Media Group has entered into an agreement with Beijing Sunshine Culture and Communication Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese media company. The deal gives Sunshine all rights within ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Agents to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of agents to watch. They are: Brittany Balbo — United Talent Agency Joel Begleiter — United ... Continue Reading →
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80-Plus TV Projects Set for Cartoon Forum

The 26th edition of Cartoon Forum will take over the French city of Toulouse this September 15-18, with more than 80 new animated series projects from across Europe scheduled to be ... Continue Reading →
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Raymond Ochoa Heads ‘Good Dinosaur’ Voice Cast

Disney-Pixar has revealed the voice talent roster for its upcoming CG family adventure The Good Dinosaur, out November 25. “We were lucky to work with a number of incredible pros ... Continue Reading →
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iam8bit Hosts 10th Anniversary Show

Retro videogame-themed art events org iam8bit will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a hefty exhibit coinciding with E3, opening June 18 at the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →
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Povenmire and Marsh Talk ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Finale

Summer is finally coming to an end for Phineas and Ferb. The eponymous stars of the hit Disney XD shows will have their final bow in a special extra-length series finale special airing ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: TV Shows Destined to Be Classics

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of TV Shows Destined to be Classics. They are: Adventure Time All Hail King Julien The Amazing World ... Continue Reading →
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Weird Al Stars and Sings on ‘Uncle Grandpa’

This week’s all-new episode of Peter Browngardt’s Uncle Grandpa — premiering June 11 at 6/5c on Cartoon Network — will guest star the prince of parody polka himself, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases ‘Zootopia’

Disney has officially unveiled the teaser trailer for its March 4, 2016 release, Zootopia. The minimalist approach to the teaser is a nod to voice star Jason Bateman’s work on TV’s ... Continue Reading →
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Prolific Actor Christopher Lee Dies at 93

British actor Christopher Lee, who became the silver screen embodiment of Count Dracula for a slew of films in the latter 20th century, as well as the wizard Saruman in the Lord of ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Show of Shows Goes Nonprofit

The popular annual animation industry event The Animation Show of Shows has established itself as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and promote animated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Annecy Delegation Talk Year of the Woman

The Annecy festival is celebrating women animators this year, with an all-woman jury, an honorary Cristal award to Florence Miailhe and some top-notch films made by women from all over ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: VFX Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of VFX companies to watch. They are: Animal Logic VFX Atomic Fiction BlueBolt Blur Studio capital ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Gets Season 2 and New Licensees

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its highly rated animated preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim. Season 2 is set to launch on Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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Fourth ‘Open Season’ Title Set For 2016

The backwoods hijinx continue as Sony Pictures Animation announces the upcoming home entertainment release of Open Season: Scared Silly — the fourth installment of the CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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VR Comes to V-Ray

Chaos Group has announced V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max — the latest version is compatible with 3ds Max 2016 and for the first time incorporates virtual-reality rendering capabilities ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Pairs Well with Brooklyn Brewery Mash

Beer and film festivals have been best friends forever. Lagers and stouts can be an essential social lubricant to fest-goers over 21, especially if you add doughnuts to the mix. Whenever ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Schools to Hire From

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of schools to hire from. They are: Academy of Art University — San Francisco, Calif. The Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Assembles Partners for ‘Mysticons’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces that it has joined forces with Playmates Toys, Nickelodeon and The Topps Company to bring a wholly original girls’ action series ... Continue Reading →