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Intl. 3D Society Chooses Governors, Executives for 2011-12

The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Sales Push Lands ‘Stilton’ in Russia

Milan-based Atlantyca Entertainment has reported several major sales for its flagship television series, Geronimo Stilton, in advance of the DISCOP East market in Hungary. Among the ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Barnes for In-Three Conversion Unit

Digital Domain has hired  Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group,  to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of  VP ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub to Air Second Season of ‘the WotWots’

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures is close to completing production on the second season of the animated series the WotWots, which will air in the United States on The Hub. The second ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Debuts New Look for CN’s ‘Green Lantern’ Series

Having made it to the bigscreen, Green Lantern is coming to Cartoon Network this fall. The series, which has Bruce Timm and Sam Register on board as executive producers, is set to debut ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: Trailer for ‘Puss in Boots’

The full theatrical trailer and a new poster for DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots has dropped. Take a look: Puss in Boots spins out of the Shrek franchise, and features ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Names Computer Animation Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total ... Continue Reading →
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Voting Begins for Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party Contest

The starting gun has been fired to begin Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party! The annual event opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fairly OddParents’ Movie Mixes Live-action, Animation

The Fairly OddParents is turning 10 years old, and Nickelodeon is celebrating by taking them into the third dimension in a live-action/CG-animated TV movie. The first-ever project of ... Continue Reading →
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Girerd’s ‘Aunt Hilda!’ Begins Production

Acclaimed toon helmer Jacques-Remy Girerd’s upcoming project Aunt Hilda! has landed SND-M6 Group as its theatrical and DVD distributor. Girerd, whose 2009 feature Mia and the Migoo ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar News: Untitled 2013 Release; Austin Fetes Lasseter

Disney has scheduled an untitled 3D movie from Pixar for release in theaters Nov. 27, 2013. According to a report on Deadline.com, the release will be an original feature and not a ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim’s ‘Squidbillies’ Wiggle Home on DVD

America’s favorite hillbilly squids are back. Leading this week’s animation-related home video releases is Squidbillies, Vol. 4 (Warner Bros., $19.97), collecting all 10 ... Continue Reading →
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New Official Trailer for ‘The Muppets’

The buzz is building for the return of Jim Henson’s The Muppets to the big screen with the release of a new official trailer. The trailer follows a pair of parody trailers. One ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Penguins,’ ‘Fanboy’ Win Daytime Emmys Honors

Penguins of Madagascar was a huge hit for Nickelodeon at the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking home a half-dozen awards. The show, spun off of the popular DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Green Lantern’ Lights the B.O. Lamp with $52M Opening

The superhero visual-effects 3D extravaganza Green Lantern won the top spot at the box office this weekend even as the big-screen debut of the DC Comics hero fell slightly short of ... Continue Reading →
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13 Animators, 12 VFX Artists Invited to Join AMPAS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Launches Business Symposium

There’s one more reason to check out this summer’s hot SIGGRAPH event in Vancouver (August 7-11). The organizers are preparing a one-day event for August 7 featuring industry leaders ... Continue Reading →
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‘Canimals’ to Pounce in France This Fall

The new 3-D stereoscopic, CG-animated series Canimals will premiere on Canal+ Family and Télétoon+ in France this October. Produced by BRB Internacional, Aardman and Vooz Club, the ... Continue Reading →
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Seeing the (Green) Light!

Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern. The summer of ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Ready to Celebrate Global Smurfs Day June 25

Sony Pictures Animation is looking to make this the Smurfiest summer ever, releasing July 29 a major 3D Smurfs movie and declaring June 25 Global Smurfs Day. Global Smurfs Day celebrates ... Continue Reading →