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‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Returns Via Dark Horse Comics

The popular Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming back to comics via Dark Horse. The Oregon-based publisher announced a multi-part publishing program that ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Shines a Light On Illumination’s ‘Hop’

A trailer for Hop, the live-action/CG-animation hybrid movie coming April 1 from Illumination Entertainment, has hit the web. Check out the trailer right here: Directed by Tim Hill ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Announces New Episodes of ‘Max & Ruby,’ ‘Beyblade,’ ‘Bakugan’

Nelvana Enterprises has announced new episodes of several animated series, including Max & Ruby, Beyblade: Metal Masters and Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge. For preschooler series Max ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon, Skywriter Sign Up for ‘Camp Lakebottom’

Canada’s Teletoon and Skywriter Media & Entertainment Group are developing Camp Lakebottom, a new children’s animated series created by Betsy McGowen and Eric Jacobson. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Redwall’ Creator Brian Jacques Dies

Brian Jacques, an English author whose Redwall books were adapted into an animated series that ran three seasons on PBS and Teletoon, died Saturday of a sudden heart attack in his hometown ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Picks Up Third Series of ‘Chuggington’

CBeebies has signed on for a third round of Chuggington, the popular train-themed preschooler series from Ludorum. The deal will inflate the number of episodes to 104 10-minute segments, ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Teletoon at Night Pilot Project Offers $10k Prize for Toon Shorts

Canada’s Teletoon network is taking its pilot project online, giving animators in Canada a shot at winning $10,000 and a trip to the Ottawa International Animation Festival and ... Continue Reading →
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Fillion, Moss Lead Voice Cast for ‘Green Lantern: Emerald Knights’

Nathan Fillion and Elisabeth Moss have been cast as the lead voice actors in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, the next DC Universe animated original movie. Fillion will voice the Hal ... Continue Reading →
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Levy, Fox Animation Plan ‘Mr. Men’ Movie

20th Century Fox Animation and producer Shawn Levy are teaming up to bring the popular British children’s book and TV series stars Mr. Men to the big screen, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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Hinge Digital Announces Design Contest Winner

We are pleased to announce that artist/illustrator Erin Koehler is the winner of Hinge Digital’s inaugural “Bringing your World to Life” character design contest. As part of her ... Continue Reading →
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Post-Annies Q&A with ASIFA-Hollywood’s Antran Manoogian

The 38th annual Annie Awards were handed out Saturday at UCLA’s Royce Hall with a lot of familiar elements in place: June Foray appeared on stage to stand on her usual box and present ... Continue Reading →
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Classic ‘Tom & Jerry,’ New ‘Chuggington’ Lead DVD Sets

A lot of classic characters are arriving in this week’s delivery of home entertainment releases. It doesn’t get more classic than Tom & Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures, ... Continue Reading →
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Watch: Brad Bird’s McCay Award Acceptance Video

As we mentioned in our live Twitter coverage of the Annie Awards on Saturday, Brad Bird accepted his Winsor McCay Award with a video he sent from the Vancouver set of Mission: Impossible ... Continue Reading →
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Three New Posters Tease Disney’s ‘Mars Needs Moms’

Disney has released three posters that give us a close-up look at the characters in its forthcoming animated feature film Mars Needs Moms. Directed by Simon Wells and written by Simon ... Continue Reading →
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Watch the Super Bowl Ads for ‘Rango,’ ‘Rio,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′

If you’re like us, the best part of watching the Super Bowl is the ads. And with so many big animated movies out this year, there were plenty of sneak peeks. Now that the chips ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon’ Fires Up the Annie with 15 Wins

DreamWorks’ Dragon has delivered another triumphant sweep. Chris Sanders and Don DeBlois’s How To Train Your Dragon won 15 out of 24 award categories, including Best Animated Feature, ... Continue Reading →
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Live Results from the Annie Awards

We’re live at the 38th annual Annie Awards, being held at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA in lovely Los Angeles. Update this post throughout the night to see who takes home the ... Continue Reading →
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Follow Along With the Annie Awards

The 38th annual Annie Awards are to be presented at Royce Hall at UCLA — and Animation Magazine will be there to bring you the winners as soon as they happen! Check out this blog ... Continue Reading →
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Franklin Celebrates 25 Anniversary with New Animated Series

Popular preschool character Franklin is turning 25 this year, and Corus Entertainment, Nelvana Studio and Treehouse are getting ready to celebrate with a new animated series titled ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation, Toon Boom Set Feb. 18 NYC Party

Women in Animation International and Toon Boom are set to pour you a drink — all you have to do is stop by. The hosts will be serving wine at the event, set for 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at ... Continue Reading →