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Judges Set for Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party

The judges for Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party are set! The annual event, which opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for ... Continue Reading →
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Clip of ‘Cars 2′ Race Through Tokyo

Here’s a new clip from Cars 2. This scene occurs in the Tokyo leg of the World Grand Prix: You can see the rest of the film when it opens in theaters June 24. Continue Reading →
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‘Art of Kung Fu Panda 2′ Panel June 4 at Gallery Nucleus

Now that you’ve seen Kung Fu Panda 2, get the story behind the movie in a special presentation and book signing for The Art of Kung Fu Panda this Saturday, June 4, at Gallery ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Gives Scholarship to CalArts’ Ivy Flores

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women in Animation International has announced its 2011 scholarship winner is Ivy Flores, a graduate student at the California Institute ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Modus FX Preps 3D Feature ‘Sarila’

Montreal-based Modus FX has announced work on Sarila, which the studio says is the first stereoscopic 3D animated feature film created in Canada. Directed by Nancy Florence Savard, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds” Rovio Acquires Animation House Kombo

Rovio, the company behind the smash hit  mobile game Angry Birds, has acquired the leading Finnish animation studio Kombo. The deal was made for an undisclosed sum of cash and stock, ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe Merges CIS into Method Studios

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is merging two visual effects studios, absorbing CIS Visual Effects into its recently acquired Method Studios. The merge is intended to create a ... Continue Reading →
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First Image from Pixar’s ‘Brave’

The first rendered image from Disney-Pixar’s upcoming feature film Brave has arrived. The image gives the first look at Merida, the movie’s lead character and the first ... Continue Reading →
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DC Reboots with 52 First Issues, Day-and-Date Digital

DC Comics will reboot its entire line of superhero comic book titles, relaunching 52 comic titles with first issues that will be released day and date digitally and in print. The relaunch ... Continue Reading →
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New BRB Series to Air in Latin America

Spain-based production company BRB International has signed an agreement for several of its cartoon series to be broadcast in Latin America. Among the series set to air in various countries ... Continue Reading →
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ADC Scores U.K. TV Deal for ‘Yoohoo and Friends’

ADC Licensing has landed a broadcast deal in the United Kingdom for its animated series Yoohoo and Friends. The series is produced and developed by ToonZone Studios and financed by ... Continue Reading →
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Catching Up with Past Pitch Party Winners!

It has become an Animag annual tradition to revisit previous winners of our Pitch Party to see how they’re doing and what they have been working on since they won our contest. This ... Continue Reading →
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Titles, Release Dates Set for ‘The Hobbit’

The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and ... Continue Reading →
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Rhythm & Hues Plans Vancouver, India Expansions

Rhythm & Hues is heading north, announcing plans to open a studio in Vancouver by Jan. 9, according to Variety. The new studio will start small but is expected to grow quickly, ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Helps Relaunch Spike & Mike’s YouTube Channel

Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation has announced a new YouTube partnership with Mondo Media, creators of the Happy Tree Friends series. Bringing you daily dose of tasteless ... Continue Reading →
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‘Happy Feet 2′ Shows New Steps in Trailer

Happy Feet 2 is ready to shuffle and dance its way back into theaters this November, and Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the film. Take a look: Written and directed by ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hangover’ Handily Beats ‘Panda’ in Sequel Faceoff

The Memorial Day weekend box office totals set a record by selling a massive $280 million worth of tickets, but the numbers fell just short of expectations for Kung Fu Panda 2. Driving ... Continue Reading →
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A Superbe Year for French Animation

A record number of top-notch animated movies are slated to be released in France. Is it just coincidence or a sign of things to come? There must have been something special in French ... Continue Reading →
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Gumball Begins Reign of Color

Cartoon Network Europe’s hot new series serves up the adventures of an animated sitcom family with amazing verve and visual pizzazz. If you’re been searching for a dynamite new ... Continue Reading →
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A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot

DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CG-animated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment is one of many studios that ... Continue Reading →