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Lupus and Channel 4 Prep ‘Snowman’ Remake

Lupus Films and Channel 4 are planning a new version of the classic animated holiday special The Snowman, according to The Daily Mirror. Based on a hugely popular book by Raymond Briggs, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bambi’ Lands on National Film Registry

Disney’s landmark 1942 animated feature Bambi was one of the 25 new movies added to the National Film Registry this week. Every year, the org chooses 25 titles that are deemed “culturally, ... Continue Reading →
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Fighting the System: Merle Welton

For every recorded love story between an artist and their animation studio, there are many other relationships that landed on the rocks. One such involved Merle Welton, a native New ... Continue Reading →
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Tooning Up for 2012

There are plenty of reasons to look forward to 2012. In this article, we use our magic crystal ball to peer into the future and see which movies are going to dazzle us next year. Yes, ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Says Buh-Bye to 2011 in Grand Style

We couldn’t end the year without one of those hilarious animated Year in Review videos, created by the brilliant folks at digital media company JibJab. “We’re thrilled to ... Continue Reading →
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Ten Reasons We Loved 2011!

Here are the “Ten Reasons We Loved 2011!”, written by the editors of Animation Magazine and illustrated by Mike Fisher. Continue Reading →
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Who Won The 2011 Animated B.O. Derby?

Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Said

One of the true pioneers of comic books, Joe Simon, passed away last week at the age of 98. Unlike his early creative partner Jack Kirby, Joe never worked directly in the toon trenches, ... Continue Reading →
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Sesame’s Elmo Tickles the App Market

It looks like Elmo continues to leave his big red footmark on the app market. Sesame Workshop recently introduced Elmo Calls, a new app that enables kids to call Elmo over the phone ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee Unveils New Indian Superhero

Comic titan Stan Lee and his POW! Entertainment will introduce Chakra – The Invincible, an original superhero for the Indian market, in conjunction with New Delhi’s Liquid Comics. ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel and Disney Publishing Play with ‘Toy Story’ Comic

Marvel and Disney Publishing have announced plans to introduce a new line of comic books featuring the characters from Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise. Woody, Buzz LightYear and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justice League: Doom’ to Premier in NYC

Warner Home Video, MTV Geek and The Paley Center for Media will be presenting the world premiere of Justice League: Doom—the latest in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movies ... Continue Reading →
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‘Richie Rich’ Comics Go Digital

Ape Entertainment and leading family entertainment company Classic Media have announced the digital comic debut of Richie Rich in the Apple App store. The app will feature the digitally ... Continue Reading →
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Paley Center Presents Special ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Night

L.A. residents will get the chance to attend a special premiere screening of the new Fox-TV animated series Napoleon Dynamite on Wed. Jan. 11th at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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A Grand Adventure

Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Greenlights ‘Hugglemonsters’

Disney EMEA has announced it has greenlit a new animated preschool series, The Happy Hugglemonsters. Set to premiere on Disney Junior in fall of 2012 and air in over 150 countries, ... Continue Reading →
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John Woo & Liquid Comics Collaborate on ‘Seven Brothers’

Director John Woo (Mission: Impossible 2, Face-Off) has launched a new animated web series in association with Liquid Comics and Tiger Hill Entertainment, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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FX’s ‘Archer’ Begins Third Season on Jan. 19

Everyone’s favorite international spy Archer will begin his official third season of cover operations and personal crises on Jan. 19 at 10 p.m. Created by Adam Reed, the stylish toon ... Continue Reading →
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Los Angeles Animation Festival Accepting Entries

The 2012 Los Angeles Animation Festival has issued its call for entries for five competitions in conjunction with its upcoming event to be help March 7-11 at the Regent Showcase Cinema ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon U.S. Re-Launches Cineversity Training Website

Professional 3D solution manufacturer Maxon has relaunched Cineversity, its online training and education resource for Cinema 4D users. The redesigned site takes advantage of the latest ... Continue Reading →