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‘Cars 2′ Crosses the Finish Line with Huge Lead

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 raced to a strong finish in its opening weekend with $68 million in ticket sales, handily beating out its predecesor. The opening weekend gross for the film ... Continue Reading →
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Premieres Set for Marvel Anime, Fox Animation Domination

Mark your calendar to check out two completely new takes on old favorites from Marvel and the return of new episodes on Fox’s Animation Domination Sunday lineup. Marvel will debut ... Continue Reading →
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New Character Images from Pixar’s ‘Brave’

While many of our readers are surely planning to take in Cars 2 ASAP, we have a few new character images from next summer’s Pixar feature, Brave. But first, here’s a great ... Continue Reading →
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On the Autobahn of Fun

John Lasseter and his A-Team at Pixar up the ante for Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of their four-wheel buddies in the summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Cars 2. Far ... Continue Reading →
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An Update on Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party

We at Animation Magazine wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and Pitch Party participants and judges for making this tenth edition our most popular event to ... Continue Reading →
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The ‘Toy Story’ Toy That Got Away

Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over ... Continue Reading →
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‘Voltron Force’ Debut Sets Ratings Record for Nicktoons

The return of Voltron is an electric ratings hit. The June 16 premiere of the 90-minute movie Voltron Force: New Defenders Trilogy set a record as the network’s highest-rated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Poised to Burn Up the Box Office Track

Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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Poster Drops for Pixar’s ‘Brave’; Trailer Imminent

Here’s the poster for Brave — Pixar’s much-anticipated summer 2013 release. Take a look: A teaser trailer is expected to be released attached to Cars 2, which arrives ... Continue Reading →
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‘Clockwork Girl’ Returns with New Book, 3D Feature

The popular graphic novel The Clockwork Girl is coming back to print and prepping an animated 3D feature film for the fall. Created by Sean O’Reilly and Kevin Hanna, Clockwork ... Continue Reading →
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‘He-Man,’ ‘She-Ra’ TV Writer Robert A. White Dies

Robert A. White, a television writer who penned multiple episodes of the 1980s animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and its spinoff She-Ra: Princess of Power, has ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. 3D Society Chooses Governors, Executives for 2011-12

The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Sales Push Lands ‘Stilton’ in Russia

Milan-based Atlantyca Entertainment has reported several major sales for its flagship television series, Geronimo Stilton, in advance of the DISCOP East market in Hungary. Among the ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Barnes for In-Three Conversion Unit

Digital Domain has hired  Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group,  to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of  VP ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub to Air Second Season of ‘the WotWots’

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures is close to completing production on the second season of the animated series the WotWots, which will air in the United States on The Hub. The second ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Debuts New Look for CN’s ‘Green Lantern’ Series

Having made it to the bigscreen, Green Lantern is coming to Cartoon Network this fall. The series, which has Bruce Timm and Sam Register on board as executive producers, is set to debut ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: Trailer for ‘Puss in Boots’

The full theatrical trailer and a new poster for DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots has dropped. Take a look: Puss in Boots spins out of the Shrek franchise, and features ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Names Computer Animation Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH has announced the Computer Animation Festival’s Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, set for Aug. 7-11. A total ... Continue Reading →
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Voting Begins for Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party Contest

The starting gun has been fired to begin Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party! The annual event opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fairly OddParents’ Movie Mixes Live-action, Animation

The Fairly OddParents is turning 10 years old, and Nickelodeon is celebrating by taking them into the third dimension in a live-action/CG-animated TV movie. The first-ever project of ... Continue Reading →