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NBC’s ‘Community’ Goes 8-Bit

The stars of NBC’s live-action comedy Community have been through their share of quirky adventures—including stop-motion and anime inspired toon ones—but according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Dusty Fest Winners Announced

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City (NYC) has announced the winners of its 23rd annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival. The awards ceremony held at the SVA Theatre ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes a Splash in Cannes

As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head ... Continue Reading →
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Nextrendz Releases Stylus for ‘Draw Something’ Game

If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Says Good-Bye to Children’s Blocks

The BBC Trust has confirmed that children’s programs will no longer be shown on BBC One and Two following the org’s digital switchover. Shows such as Horrible Histories and Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Announces Hot, New Animated Slate

Cartoon Network’s late-night block Adult Swim has revealed its development slate, ahead of its upfront presentations on Wednesday. Deadline.com reports that projects includes seven ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 2012 Student Oscar Winners

Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s Toons Take Over Latin America

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has sold over 200 hours of its animated shows to Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. networks. In pan-Latin America deals, Pay TV channel Yups ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Festival Spotlights Women in Animation

This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women ... Continue Reading →
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NCircle to Bear ‘Gruffalo’s Child’

Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short ... Continue Reading →
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D3P, Cartoon Network Unleash ‘Ben 10: Omniverse’

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises are giving fans a chance to experience Ben 10’s past and present as never before with the upcoming game Ben 10: Omniverse. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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New Judges Confirmed for Pitch Party ’12!

Animag’s 2012 Pitch Party grows ever nearer! We have two new judges to announce that have agreed to lend time out of their busy schedules to Pitch Party: The annual competition that ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Reveals ‘Futurama’ S7 Details

Good news, everyone! Season 7 of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s Emmy-winning sci-fi comedy series Futurama will kick off on Comedy Central with two new back-to-back episodes Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Real Monsters’ and More Scary Good DVDs

What is this “sunshine” you keep yammering about? Can’t you see we’re catching up on our weekly home entertainment haul!? Topping our agenda this week is the terror-ific Aaahh!!! ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Unveils Full List of Professional Conferences

Christian Jacquemart and René Broca, who have organized the wonderful professional conferences at the Annecy Animation Festival in the past few years, unveiled the full list of this ... Continue Reading →
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Gkids to Release English-Language ‘Cat in Paris’

New York-based indie GKids will release an English-language version of the Oscar-nominated feature A Cat in Paris in select cities on June 1st. Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages’ ‘Louie’ Lands Multi-Territory Deal with Nick

European producer and distributor Millimages has secured a multi-territory deal with Nickelodeon for animated pre-school show Louie. Nickelodeon has picked up Pay TV rights to the show ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Goggles Picks Up Four Animasia Toons

Online free kids portal Toon Goggles has signed a deal with Malaysia-based Animasia Studios several of its children’s properties to Toon Goggles’ growing audience. The news was ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Beats ‘Avatar’s’ Two-Week Record

Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, ... Continue Reading →