Kikoriki: Deja Vu

Watch: Behind the Scenes of ‘Kikoriki: Deja Vu’

Russian animation prodco Riki Group has unveiled a new behind-the-scenes video on the making of its latest feature film, Kikoriki: Deja Vu, which will bring more uplifting laughs and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Is ‘Poppins’ Off, ‘Voltron’ S6 Dated and a Flurry of Festivals

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival North America’s leading dedicated toon fest OIAF returns to Canada’s capital September 26-30. Entries are now open for Animated ... Continue Reading →
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero Blu-ray

Still Cool: ‘Batman & Mr. Freeze’ Gets 20th Anniv. Blu-ray, WonderCon Panel

Warner Archive Collection is toasting the 20th anniversary of its Annie Award-winning DC animated movie Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero with a remastered Blu-ray release, available ... Continue Reading →
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MONSTRA Fest Grows Up with 18th Edition

MONSTRA Lisbon Animation Festival returns to the Portuguese capital this week for its 18th birthday. Running March 8-18, this year’s event will pay homage to Estonian animation with ... Continue Reading →
David Ogden Stiers

Actor David Ogden Stiers, Voice of Cogsworth, Dies Age 75

David Ogden Stiers, a three-time Emmy-nominated actor and voice actor known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on M*A*S*H* and iconic Disney animation characters like ... Continue Reading →
Wakfu

‘Wakfu’ S3 Gets Worldwide Netflix Release

It’s no April Fool’s joke: on Sunday, April 1, season 3 of Ankama’s popular Wakfu animated series will go global on Netflix streaming, following a successful launch in France ... Continue Reading →
White Fang

TIFF Kids to Open with Canadian Premiere of ‘White Fang’

TIFF Kids International Film Festival is taking over the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto later this week, starting its 21st edition off on an animated foot with the Canadian premiere ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
Dave Filoni

Animated People: Dave Filoni, EP & Supervising Director, ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Dave Filoni has been a staple of the extended Star Wars animated universe since 2008. Writer Cameron Koller checked in with the executive producer and supervising director to discuss ... Continue Reading →
The FAB Gift of Life

Watch: Splash Ent. PSA Inspires UK to ‘Believe’ in Organ Donation

Splash Entertainment has completed work on a heartfelt Public Service Announcement, set to run in the UK, which is designed to educate children and parents on organ donation. Titled ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →
Animation Production Day

Animation Production Day Selects 48 Projects for 2018

The selection jury for Animation Production Day has whittled down 71 submitted projects to 48 worthy participants for the 12th edition, taking place April 26 & 27. The producers ... Continue Reading →
Condorito: The Movie

Trailer: ‘Condorito: The Movie’ Takes Flight with Lionsgate

A unique hero unafraid to shove his beak in the face of danger will share his latest feats with US home audiences thanks to Lionsgate, which is releasing CG-animated family flick Condorito: ... Continue Reading →
Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires

Cardiff Animation Fest Announces Selection, Special Events

The brand-new Cardiff Animation Festival is gearing up to take over the Chapter cultural space in Cardiff, Wales from April 19 to 22. This four-day animation celebration will include ... Continue Reading →
AnimDojo

Blue Zoo Launches Online Training Program AnimDojo

A new online “animation gym” called AnimDojo (animdojo.com) has opened its virtual doors, inviting artists with a basic understanding of Autodesk Maya a place to hone their skills ... Continue Reading →
Mulan

Disney Pushes Live ‘Mulan’ to 2020, Dates Multi-Studio Slate

Walt Disney Studios has penciled in its feature film calendar, announcing dates for its release slate through 2022. This includes openings for Disney-Pixar animated projects, live-action ... Continue Reading →
Thor: Ragnarok

Clips & Art: Bad-Asgardian Action Comes Home in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

To help you get stoked for the on-disc release of Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel Studios has unleashed production artwork cool clips from two of the marvelous bonus features delving into the ... Continue Reading →
Thierry Braille

Interactive & Games Pro Thierry Braille Joins Cyber Group Studios

Paris-based producer/distributor Cyber Group Studios announced Thursday it has brought Thierry Braille on board to run its new interactive division, as of January 1. Braille was formerly ... Continue Reading →
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie

Clip: ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie’ in Theaters March 11 & 12

Ahead of the Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie screening event — coming to nearly 800 select theaters nationwide Sun., March 11 at 12:55 p.m. and Mon., March 12 at 7 p.m. — presenters ... Continue Reading →
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Quirino Awards Finalists Announced

The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards have announced the finalists in nine categories for its inaugural edition, taking place April 6-7 on the Spanish island of Tenerife. The ... Continue Reading →