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Boy Scouts Announce Animation Merit Badge

The Boy Scouts of America have announced that as part of its commitment to incorporate STEM experiences to help kids prepare for possible future careers, it has officially added “animation” ... Continue Reading →
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Frankie Helps Hinge Craft Impactful PSA

Portland, Oregon-based Hinge Digital has build an impressive roster of clients since opening in 2009, working with major brands like Microsoft, Adidas, Electronic Arts and Dunkin Donuts. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya’ Flies, ‘Strange Magic’ Casts Spell on Disc

A pair of under-the-radar animated features make this an interesting week for home video releases. First, is Maya the Bee Movie (Shout! Factory; $24.97, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mad Max,’ ‘Avengers’ Earn 2nd, 3rd at Weekend B.O.

Mad Max: Fury Road may have come in second at the box office this weekend, but the VFX-heavy and animated features are having some the best runs of the year. Topping the weekend box ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Updates Katana 2 With Complete Rebuild

The Foundry released Katana 2, a rebuilt from the ground up update for the lighting and look-development software. In addition to a responsive new user interface, new features of Katana ... Continue Reading →
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Snoop Dogg Guests on ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Special

This weekend, music icon Snoop Dogg guest stars in a half-hour special episode of Nickelodeon’s Sanjay and Craig. The episode, “Street Dogg,” will premiere Sunday, May 17 at 7:30p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ to Shake Up ‘Simpsons’

Adult Swim and FOX announced today that characters from Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Rick and Morty will be making an appearance in the “Couch Gag” of this season’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hotbod’ Takes SVA’s Dusty Animation Prize

School of Visual Arts’ 26th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival has wrapped up, culminating in an awards ceremony held at the SVA Theatre in New York City hosted by media personality ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100, Universum Announce ‘Princess Emmy’

Studio 100 and Universum Film are teaming up once again to release Princess Emmy – The Movie — a new animated feature set to be theater-ready in late 2016 or early 2017. ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood, AEF Fund Scholarships

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies ... Continue Reading →
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Focus Picks Up ‘Ratchet & Clank’

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partners Blockade Ent. and CNHK Media announce that Focus Features has been appointed the U.S. theatrical distributor for the CG animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Shearer Leaves ‘Simpsons’, Roles to Be Recast

Springfield is being shaken up as comedian, actor and voice actor Harry Shearer will be departing The Simpsons. Producer Al Jean acknowledged the breakup and stated to TheWrap that ... Continue Reading →
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Mixamo 2.0 Graduates from Beta to General Release

Mixamo 2.0 has been released to the general public, offering a significant upgrade to the online 3D character creation platform. To celebrate the launch, Mixamo also announced that ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Canada to Air ‘Team Hot Wheels’ Specials

Team Hot Wheels is racing to Disney XD Canada with a pair of specials set to premiere this month on the network. The first special is Team Hot Wheels: Origin of Awesome, which airs ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Plans Four-Part ‘Watership Down’ Toon

Richard Adams’ classic fantasy-adventure novel Watership Down will be introduced to a new generation thanks to a planned four-part CG animated mini series for the BBC. “I’m really ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart’s ‘Snow Queen 3’ Coming 2016

Internationally successful Russian film franchise The Snow Queen will see a third installment from producer Wizart Animation. The new adventure is being made with a $15 million budget ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jem’ Trailer Offers Taste of Classic Toon Revamp

Nostalgia-ridden ‘80s toon fans finally got a longer look at what Universal’s live-action Jem and the Holograms adaptation is going to do to their childhood dreams when it hits ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Reveals ‘Ratchet & Clank’ Voice Cast

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partner Blockade Entertainment, together with China’s CNHK Media, have revealed the impressive voice cast roster for their upcoming CG feature ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Brings ‘The Last: Naruto the Movie’ to LatAm

VIZ Media will be bringing the latest adventures of everyone’s favorite ninja-in-training to theaters in Latin America as The Last: Naruto the Movie launches in Chile and Peru this ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Offers 1st Look at Fox’s ‘Bordertown’

Fox has released a trailer offering a sneak peek at Bordertown, a new animated series coming later this year created by Family Guy veteran Mark Hentemann and executive produced by Seth ... Continue Reading →