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Everything You Need to Know About Pixar’s ‘Brave’

Pixar breaks the toon and tech molds once again with its 3-D Scottish princess adventure tale. Move over, Cinderella: There’s a new princess in town, and she’s got more than a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →
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Fans Sink Teeth into New ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Trailer

We’re several months away from the official spooky season of Halloween, but Sony is hoping to keep the spirit alive with a new trailer for its upcoming CG-animated movie Hotel Transylvania. ... Continue Reading →
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React Releases Interactive 2D Game ‘The Act’

If you’ve been longing for the kinder, gentler days of 2D-animated games, then look no further than React Entertainment’s classically animated release, The Act. The charming interactive ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Go Canuck

TELETOON Canada has revealed the Canadian launch schedules for Cartoon Network and its late-night block Adult Swim, which will begin airing in the country Wednesday, July 4. Some of ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network & Adult Swim at Comic-Con

It’s just a Cartoon Network-y kind of day! The comedy cabler has revealed its line-up of events for popular animated and live-action fare on CN and late-night block Adult Swim for ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Fights for Marvel

Stating that the animation biz has changed big-time over the last two decades could probably earn one the Nobel Prize in Obviousness. But animation is still a part of the overall show ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Unleashes Trailer & Images for ‘Monsters University’

Only two days before the nationwide release of its summer movie Brave, Disney/Pixar has unveiled new images and a trailer for the studio’s 2013 summer movie Monsters University. Slated ... Continue Reading →
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Rihanna, Jim Parsons to Voice DreamWorks Alien Pic

Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and singer-actress Rihanna (Battleship) will voice the lead parts in Happy Smekday!, a DreamWorks Animation adaptation of the award-winning book The ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds the Way to ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

It looks like Bert, Ernie and Big Bird are going to be starring in another big-screen adventure. The Hollywood Reporter announced that 20th Century Fox has picked up the movie rights ... Continue Reading →
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Irene Weibel Promoted to Head of Nelvana Studio

Irene Weibel has been appointed VP, head of Nelvana Studio. Weibel will have overall responsibility for the development and production for all original productions from Nelvana. The ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Futurama’ Delivery Tonight

Hang on to your jet packs, kids! All new episodes of Futurama kick off with a two episode back-to-back season premiere tonight (Wednesday, June 20) at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central! Following ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ Set Sail on Disc

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Opts for Shanghai Base

Oriental DreamWorks, the new joint venture from DreamWorks Animation and a Chinese state-backed consortium, will be the flagship company at a new high-tech media center being developed ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Cuddles Up to Millimages’ ‘Mouk’

Italian trans-media company Atlantyca Entertainment has been appointed by leading European producer/distributor Millimages as the exclusive licensing agent in Italy for its charming ... Continue Reading →
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The Dwarfs are Back in Disney Jr.’s ’7D’

Heigh ho, heigh ho, Disney Jr. has started production on a new animated series featuring radically new designed versions of Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs. Slated to premiere in 2014, ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Plants New $45 Mil. ‘Jungle Book’ Movie

Indian powerhouse studio DQ Entertainment has launched a dedicated feature division division which plans to produce a steady slate of motion pictures in the coming years based on iconic, ... Continue Reading →
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Bron Studios Launches Animated ‘Monsters’ Series

Vancouver-based Bron Studios has launched Bron Animation to develop and produce original kid’s animated intellectual properties for television and film with an emphasis on absurd ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Unveils Computer Animation Festival Winners

The upcoming SIGGRAPH event has announced this year’s Computer Animation Festival winners. The event, which takes place August 5-9 at the L.A. Convention Center named its Best in ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writers File Complaint with TV Academy

Animation writers and exec producers aren’t happy with the TV Academy this year. Variety reports that more than 50 animation exec producers and writers, including Seth MacFarlane ... Continue Reading →