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 →

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 →
Andreas Skoglund

‘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 →

Bucheon Animation Fest Now an Oscar Qualifier

Organizers of the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea have announced that the event has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the US, ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Plans ‘Micronauts’ Toon for 2019

On the heels of the announcement that Paramount had set a 2020 release date for a movie adaptation — along with a few other things — it was revealed that Hasbro is planning ... Continue Reading →
Mind Game

GKIDS Scores Masaaki Yuasa Triple for 2018 Release

Fans of envelope-pushing anime will be excited to hear that indie distributor GKIDS has snagged North American rights for three feature films from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa: ... Continue Reading →

Dentsu, DreamWorks Bringing Medicom’s [email protected] to Screens

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu and NBCUniversal’s DreamWorks Animation Television have inked an agreement to produce and develop a new animated television project inspired ... Continue Reading →
Tales of Africa

DIFFA Gives Simultaneous Theatrical/Digital Release to ‘Tales of Africa’

DIFFA, a Lagardère Studios company focused on the African market, has simultaneously launched feature-length folktale animation Tales of Africa (Les contes de l’Afrique) in theaters ... Continue Reading →
World of Tomorrow Episode Two

Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Pt. 2 Arrives on Vimeo

American indie animation icon Don Hertzfeldt has come a long way since his line-drawing schadenfreude shorts like Billy’s Balloon and Rejected, delving to new creative and emotional ... Continue Reading →
Subway Surfers

New Trailer for ‘Subway Surfers’ Show Debuts

A new trailer for the upcoming series Subway Surfers was released last week. The upcoming show is based on the popular SYBO Game, which was first released in 2012, with updates based ... Continue Reading →
Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold

‘Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ Premiering in LA Saturday

LA-are fans of mystery-solving dogs and masked heroes are in for a treat as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment hosts the World Premiere of Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold ... Continue Reading →

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales: Fantastic Fables from France

Imbert and Renner Benjamin ... Continue Reading →

The Highway Rat: He Just Loves to Steal Cake!

Jeroen Jaspaert Michael Rose The new animated special The Highway Rat has all ... Continue Reading →

Thor: Ragnarok: Thunderstruck Visuals

Creating the dazzling visual effects for Thor: Ragnarok  ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →

Top Tech Tools and Trends of 2017

As we count down the days to the beginning of the new year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the top tech tools of 2017. Some are new, and some have evolved or pivoted into ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Top 2017 Box Office

Updated 1/1/18 Galaxies far, far away and tales as old as time are still as popular as ever. With 2017 officially behind us, Disney claimed the two top U.S. box office slots with the ... Continue Reading →
Mind Game

Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Mind Game’ Streams Exclusively on VRV

The acclaimed eclectic Japanese animated feature Mind Game (2004), from award-winning directors Masaaki Yuasa (Lu Over the Wall, Night Is Short Walk on Girl) and Kouji Morimoto (Genius ... Continue Reading →

It’s a ‘Jedi’ vs. ‘Jumanji’ Christmas Weekend!

Audiences are expected to flock to movie theaters this holiday weekend to catch up on the latest family movies served up by the studios. Industry observers are predicting Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
Gravity Falls

Disney XD to Re-Dub Louis C.K.’s ‘Gravity Falls’ Role

The damnatio memoriae of comedian Louis C.K. continues, following his public admission to sexual misconduct spurred by a New York Times reveal of five accusers. Having already lost ... Continue Reading →