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Annies’ Facebook Contest Offers Super Pixar Prize

Do you think you can guess the winners of the upcoming Annie Awards? The folks at ASIFA-Hollywood, the org behind the annual Annie Awards have launched the perfect contest for toon ... Continue Reading →
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A New Trailer for ‘ParaNorman’ Surfaces

There seems to be a lot of instant buzz surrounding LAIKA’s 2012 feature ParaNorman. The new international trailer, which surfaced on the web this week, seems to confirm everyone’s ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak’s ‘Redakai’ Gains More Global Power

Zodiak Kids has announced new sales for its hit animated series Redakai, Conquer the Kairu. The 52 x 30” series, which is produced by Zodiak Kids/Marathon and Spin Master, has been ... Continue Reading →
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Young Princess Sofia to Debut on Disney Channel

Disney plans to introduce a new young princess named Sofia the First in an upcoming animated movie and series, slated for the fall of 2012 and spring of 2013 on Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2,’ ‘Family Guy: 9′ Land on DVD

It’s a big week for popular toons on DVD/Blu-ray as DreamWorks’ acclaimed Kung Fu Panda 2 (Paramount Home Ent.) and Family Guy: Season 9 (Fox) both arrive in stores and online on ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Reveals Details About ‘Justice League: Doom’

Warner Bros. will release the new DC Universe movie Justice League: Doom on Feb. 28. Justice League: Doom finds Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Cyborg ... Continue Reading →
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Target Secures Asian Deal for ‘Horrid Henry’

London-based rights management group Target Entertainment has signed new broadcast deals for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry, including a prestigious Asian deal following ATF. Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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BBCW America, Hulu Bring ‘Mongrels’ to U.S.

BBC Worldwide America, the commercial arm of the BBC, has announced that the first two seasons of Brit puppet comedy series Mongrels is now available for U.S. audiences exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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Menken to Compose Score for Snow White Film

Although Tarsem Singh’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the Snow White story, Mirror Mirror drew a storm of criticism after its first trailer popped up on the Internet, there might ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Nabs Three More Best Animated Pic Honors

Although Gore Verbinski’s CG-animated movie Rango was one of the early releases of 2011, it’s beginning to pick up a lot of steam in the year-end award season derby. This past weekend, ... Continue Reading →
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One More Time with Feathers

George Miller’s Oscar-winning, soft-shoeing penguin crew is back in the new 3-D adventure, Happy Feet 2. Back in 2006, audiences around the world got their toes tapping for an inventive ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →
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Haunted by the Past

Alois Nebel, an impressive black-and-white work from the Czech Republic, stands out from the rest of the happy, shiny Oscar contenders this year. Although 2011 was packed with out-of-control ... Continue Reading →
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Anniversaries 2012

5 Years Still Loco for Toons It seems like just yesterday that we began hearing whisperings of the Latin American animation market’s emerging promise, and a certain Gothic-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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15 Pics Make the First VFX Oscar List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards: The ... Continue Reading →
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Animag Offers 20% Off Holiday Discount Rates!

If you’re having a hard time coming up with fun gifts for your friends or family members who love animation, then why not give them a subscription to Animation Magazine—at a special ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel to Offer New ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Show

Disney Channel has greenlit a new series featuring A.A. Milne’s beloved bear, Winnie the Pooh. Commissioned by Disney Channel’s EMA division and produced by Welsh indie Boomerang ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo’s ‘Happy Tree Friends’ Celebrate Christmas

Mondo Media’s beloved and wacky Happy Tree Friends returns with an original Christmas episode titled “Clause For Concern.” The episode features the lovable father/son duo of ... Continue Reading →
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Shipsky Named VP of Animation Production at Turner

Susan Shipsky has been named VP of production for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media’s (AYAKM) Creative Group, it was announced today by Michael Ouweleen, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches ‘Home Sheep Home 2′

Aardman Digital, the interactive branch of the acclaimed Bristol-based animation house, has launched Hope Sheep Home 2, a sequel to the BAFTA-nominated online game released in February ... Continue Reading →