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New Trailer for Sony/Aardman’s ‘Arthur Christmas’

Aardman, Sony and Columbia are reminding movie goers it’s only six months to the holidays by releasing the second trailer to the animated comedy feature Arthur Christmas. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robot Chicken’ Creators Add ‘Stoopid Monkey’ Via YouTube

The creators of Robot Chicken are bringing their unique brand of animated-toy humor to YouTube, launching a new content channel that will feature a new show called Stoopid Monkey. Named ... Continue Reading →
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Soyuzmultfilm Requests Fund Increase from Russia’s Putin

Iconic Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm has requested a bailout from Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to avoid going under, reports Variety. Founded 75 years ago, the studio has ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Announces New Shane Acker Short, ‘Plus Minus’

Gnomon Studios will release a new animated short film called Plus Minus in late 2011. Here’s a first-look trailer for the film. Plus Minus from Gnomon School of Visual Effects ... Continue Reading →
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Wild, Wild Life: Creating the VFX of ‘Zookeeper’

They say that love conquers all, and in the latest CG-laced live-action effort from Sony Imageworks, love conquers the very laws of the animal kingdom—thanks to some very convincing ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer For Spielberg and Jackson’s ‘Tintin’

A new trailer has arrived for The Adventures Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, offering the first really good look at how the motion-capture animated feature film. Directed by Steven ... Continue Reading →
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Take ‘Rango,’ Third ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’ For a Spin

Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers’ Rolls Over Comedy Competition

The robots in disguise remained the top draw at the box office for the second week in a row as Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the year’s top-grossing movie. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh

Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A. A. Milne. In this day and age, when everyone is trying to jump ... Continue Reading →
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Those Super Space Cats Are Back!

Cartoon Network premieres a new, high-energy take on the hugely popular show ThunderCats, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C. Mention the names Lion-O, Tygra, Cheetara, ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to Your ‘Phineas & Ferb’ Summer!

To mark the fifth anniversary of the show, a new TV movie featuring the popular animated siblings premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD in August. Fans of the hit animated series ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Comic-Con International!

Before you snap your spine picking up the official event guide for San Diego’s massive comics, animation and pop-culture event, take a quick glance at what the 41st edition has to ... Continue Reading →
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Sweet Serpent – ‘The Ballad of Nessie’

Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters’ charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life. Here’s a lesson for animation students: Don’t ... Continue Reading →
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Prepare for the Stampede!

Eleven Arts and FUNimation are bringing Vash the Stampede to Stateside screens with the U.S./Canadian release of Trigun: Badlands Rumble. One of Japan’s most celebrated characters ... Continue Reading →
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Timmy Turner Comes to Life!

Butch Hartman and his Fairly OddParents team deliver a zany live-action movie adaptation of the global Nickelodeon hit phenom. Who can believe that it’s been more than a decade since ... Continue Reading →
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The Robots Invade a New Dimension

Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny ... Continue Reading →
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Interest High in Cartoon Forum; Cartoon d’Or Nominees Set

Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Opens Harry Potter Tribute Exhibit July 9

The final Harry Potter movie is just a week away, and fans all over the world are preparing to both celebrate the franchise and mourn its ending (at least for now). Fans in the Southern ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Wins By a Head

The name Arthur Davis may not be familiar to the casual toonhead, but not many artists had as long and productive a career in animation as Davis did. He started in animation in the ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Star Wars’ Animated Special to Air July 22 on CN

LEGO and Star Wars have long clicked well in the toy stores and — more recently — the world of video games, so it should be no surprise that they’re teaming up for an animated ... Continue Reading →