chuck-jones-150

Celebrating Chuck Jones’ 99th Birthday

Few animators have been as influential as Chuck Jones, who would have turned 99 years old today. Jones directed many of the best Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for Warner Bros., ... Continue Reading →
top-cat-150-v2

3D ‘Don Gato’ Animated Feature Sets Mexico B.O. Debut Record

Don Gato y su Pandilla, a Spanish-language 3D animated feature film based on the Hanna-Barbera character Top Cat, has broken the opening weekend box office record for a local production ... Continue Reading →
comic-con-logo-150

Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Unveil Prolific NYCC Schedule

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have announced a prolific lineup of panels, signings, screenings and other events at the New York Comic-Con, set for Oct. 13-16 at the Jacob Javits Center ... Continue Reading →
batman-year-one-150

Batman Crashes the Party in New ‘Year One’ Clip

Warner Home Video has released a new clip from Batman: Year One, the next DC Universe original animated feature, due out Oct. 11 on digital download and Oct. 18 on Blu-ray and DVD. Based ... Continue Reading →
veslogo150

VES Issues Industry Bill of Rights

The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and ... Continue Reading →
dave-filoni-150

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love CG

Veteran animator and supervising director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars discusses the digital evolution of his job. In the eight years I had worked in animation, I had never once touched ... Continue Reading →
jelly-jamm-150

U.K.’s Milkshake! is Hungry for ‘Jelly Jamm’

U.K.’s Milkshake! (Channel 5) has acquired Jelly Jamm, the new 3D CGI animated musical series developed and produced by Spanish indies Vodka Capital, 737 Shaker and RTVE and Bandai. Aimed ... Continue Reading →
wild-kratts-150-v2

PBS, TVOntario Order Second Season of ‘Wild Kratts’

Animated series Wild Kratts has been tagged for second season order of 26 22-minute episodes, courtesy of PBS Kids Go! in the United States and TVOntario in Canada. The series features ... Continue Reading →
catwoman-150-v2

Warner to Premiere ‘Catwoman’ Short at NYCC

Fans attending New York Comic-Con next month will get an early peek at new Catwoman short film, set to appear on the home video release of Batman: Year One. The 15-minute short, which ... Continue Reading →
khuda-150

BRB Rolls Out ‘Khuda-Yana’ in time for MIP Jr., MIPCOM

Spain-based BRB Internacional will be unveiling its new series Khuda-Yana, an animated show co-produced by Screen 21 and TVE, at the upcoming Mip Jr. and MIPCOM conferences. The series ... Continue Reading →
arthur-150-v2

9 Story to Co-produce with WGBH New Season of ‘Arthur’

WGBH Boston has entered into a co-venture deal with 9 Story Entertainment to become co-producer for the animated children’s series Arthur beginning with the 16th season of the ... Continue Reading →
flying-bark-productions-150-v2

‘Blinky Bill’ 3D Feature Adds Director, Line Producer

Australia-based Flying Bark Productions has announced a Blinky Bill 3D feature film will commence production this year with animation veterans Alex Weight on board to direct and Marie-Cecile ... Continue Reading →
wialogo150

WIA Introduces Inspiring Career Workshop

If you’re looking for an effective way to jump-start your career or find true inspiration, make sure to check out Women in Animation’s one-of-a-kind “You & Your Career” ... Continue Reading →
teletoon-at-night-150

Teletoon at Night Announces Winning Toons

Teletoon at Night’s Pilot Project and its French-language sister program Teleteoon la Nuit Projet Pilote contests have announced their winning toons for 2011: Sheryl Vedamani of Vancouver ... Continue Reading →
justin-time-150

Guru Launches Justin Time’s Interactive Push

Toronto’s animation studio Guru Studio is partnering with award-winning zinc Roe design to create online and mobile games based on the popular children’s brand. Three new apps that ... Continue Reading →
chaplin-and-co-150-v2

PGS and Method Showcase 3-D ‘Chaplin’ at MIPCOM

French distributor PGS Entertainment plans to offer 40 hours of 3-D animated series, co-produced by Method Animation to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month. These well-produced, ... Continue Reading →
tom-wilson-150

Ziggy Creator Tom Wilson Dies at 80

Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. ... Continue Reading →
the-lion-king-150-new

‘Lion King’ Is Top Cat at the Box Office

The 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King ruled the weekend box office, 17 years after the original pic hit the big screens. Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff and produced ... Continue Reading →
pixie-awards-150

Pixie Awards Offers 2 Free Entries for Animators and FX Pros

The 3rd Annual Pixie Awards is making animators and FX professionals an “offer too good to refuse”— two free entries in the upcoming awards competition. Sponsored by the ... Continue Reading →
view-conference-150

Italy’s View Conference Unveils Stellar Program

Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among ... Continue Reading →