The Nine Lives of Claw

Animasia Teams with Pilla-Scheetz for ‘Nine Lives of Claw’

Malaysia’s Animasia Studio (Chuck Chicken, Harry & Bunnie) and Pilla-Scheetz Productions in the US announce a co-production agreement to develop the 2D animation concept The ... Continue Reading →
Hilmar Koch

Q&A: Hilmar Koch Joins Autodesk as Director of R&D

Hilmar Koch, former tech head of advanced development at ILMxLAB, has joined Autodesk as its first Director of Research & Development, The Future of Storytelling. The newly established ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Clips for ‘Valerian,’ ‘Ferdinand’ & More

‘Ferdinand’ Trailer 2 The new spot for Fox/Blue Sky’s Dec. 15 release gets us better acquainted with the animal compadres helping the misunderstood bull on his homeward ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom

‘SpongeBob’s Halloween Special Treat: Stop-Motion!

Nickelodeon will take viewers on a spooky Halloween adventure throughout Bikini Bottom with the brand-new, stop-motion special, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom. In ... Continue Reading →
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Our Best and Brightest

The Animation Magazine Hall of Fame Awards reflect the hard work, creativity and public spirit the icons of animation and VFX display in their careers and in their lives. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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A Serious Turn

Brian Fee Jon Reisch Jay Shuster Lightning ... Continue Reading →
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A Kids’ Eye View

DreamWorks Animation lets its inner child run wild in bringing the Captain Underpants children’s books to the big screen. In ... Continue Reading →
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Ego and Groot

The living planet and the baby version of everyone’s favorite tree alien demonstrate ... Continue Reading →
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30 Years, 30 Great Anime Titles

Akira Cowboy Bebop Boy and the Beast Ghost in the Shell Dragon ... Continue Reading →
Batman and Harley Quinn

‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ World Premiere Set for Comic-Con

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its DC Universe Original Movie series July 21 at Comic-Con International: San Diego with the world premiere of ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Anagnost

Andrew Anagnost Named Autodesk President and CEO

Autodesk announced June 19 that its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Tony Bancroft

‘Mulan’ Helmer Bancroft to Direct Chinese Musical, ‘Songhua’

Mulan and Animal Crackers helmer Tony Bancroft has signed on to direct the musical Songhua, a Chinese animated feature. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony on day two ... Continue Reading →
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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →
Marc Chu

Marc Chu Joins Atomic Fiction as Animation Department Supervisor

Atomic Fiction has hired animation guru Marc Chu to lead the studio’s animation efforts across its Oakland and Montreal locations. Chu joins Atomic Fiction from ILM, where he ... Continue Reading →
Star Trek: Discovery

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Sets Sept. 24 Premiere Date

Star Trek: Discovery has a launch date of Sept. 24 for its inaugural 15-episode voyage, which will be released in two chapters. In the United States, Star Trek: Discovery will be broadcast ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

+ A new poster for Warner Bros.’ upcoming feature The LEGO Ninjago Movie has been released. The feature will be released in theaters Sept. 22. + Tonko House will be expanding ... Continue Reading →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 3′ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman’ at the Box Office

Pixar’s Cars 3 raced to the front of the pack at this weekend’s box office with an opening-weekend domestic gross of $54 million and a foreign take of $21million for a $75 ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

+ Family Guy paid tribute to the late Adam West with a repeat airing Sunday night of a recent episode featuring his character, Mayor West, winning an auction for a medieval-themed restaurant. ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Special Prizes Announced

The winners of the special prizes have been announced at the Annecy International Animation Festival. Festivals Connexion Award: Nothing Happens, by Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot. Dansk ... Continue Reading →