teletoonlogo150

Teletoon Retro Reaches 8 Million Homes in Canada

You can’t say that Canada doesn’t love cartoons: The Teletoon Retro channel, which airs classic cartoons ranging from Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones to Spider-Man and ... Continue Reading →
gdca-150

Playdead’s ‘Limbo’ Leads GDC Awards with 7 Noms

Limbo, a puzzle platformer game from Playdead, leads the field with seven nominations for the 11th annual Game Developers Choice Awards. Announced Wednesday, the honors also singled ... Continue Reading →
dreamworks_ani_logo_150

DreamWorks Fast-Tracks ‘Monkeys of Bollywood’

DreamWorks Animation has put a project with the working title Monkeys of Bollywood, an animated musical feature set in modern-day Mumbai, on the development fast-track. The film will ... Continue Reading →
rotttom150

‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Dragon’ Top Golden Tomato Awards

Toy Story 3 and How to Train Your Dragon took the first and second spots respectively in the wide releases category of the 12th annual Golden Tomato Awards. The awards are given out ... Continue Reading →
os3box150

Sneak Peek: Sony’s ‘Open Season 3′

Boog and Elliott are back for a new adventure under the big top in Open Season 3, due on DVD Jan. 25 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Here’s a look at the trailer followed ... Continue Reading →
primefocuslogo150

Prime Focus Opens 3D Conversion Facility in Northern India

Prime Focus has opened a 3D conversion facility in Chandigarh, India. The new facility is the sixth the company has in India. It also operates facilities in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver ... Continue Reading →
kahn150

Kahn Steps Down as Head of 4Kids Entertainment

Alfred Kahn has retired as chairman and CEO of financially troubled 4Kids Entertainment, effective immediately. Michael Goldstein will serve as interim chairman while the company searches ... Continue Reading →
animentorlogo150

Animation Mentor Unveils Animals & Creatures: Master Class

Ask some of the top animation and visual effects supervisors in the industry what skill sets are in the most demand, and you’ll hear a lot about specialty skills such as animating ... Continue Reading →
cartoonmovie150

Cartoon Movie Announces 2011 Lineup

The 2011 edition of Cartoon Movie, a European event focusing on the development and production of animated features, has reported a 20% increase in project submissions this year. Scheduled ... Continue Reading →
gil150

Nick Premieres ‘Bubble Guppies’ Jan. 24

The new animated preschool series Bubble Guppies is ready for kids to dive into, premiering Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon. The CG-animated series follows a group of underwater ... Continue Reading →
bobburg150

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Debuts Strong With Help from NFL

Fox’s newest animated series, Bob’s Burgers, debuted with solid ratings thanks to a boost from the network’s NFL coverage. The new series, from creator Loren Bouchard ... Continue Reading →
phineaslogo150

Disney Developing ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Feature Film

Having conquered the small screen, Phineas and Ferb is getting ready for its big screen closeup. Disney Channels Worldwide president and chief creative officer Gary Marsh said Disney ... Continue Reading →
disjr150

Disney Jr. Debut Set for Feb. 14

The new animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates will kick off the Feb. 14 debut of Disney Junior, the new multiplatform block aimed at kids ages 2-7. Other new series the block ... Continue Reading →
1010187BROcrd_r3.indd

‘Alpha & Omega’ Follows Path to Home Video

The call of the wild will lead animation fans to the home video department and the release this week of Alpha & Omega, an indie release. Alpha & Omega (Lionsgate, $29.95 DVD, ... Continue Reading →
vesawards150

VES Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 9th annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced, with more than a few surprises. Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon, Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After ... Continue Reading →
oscarstat1501

Academy Honors 10 Scientific and Technical Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Achievements are one of the less-covered areas of the annual Academy Awards, generally because they go to people and companies few people know about for ... Continue Reading →
gervais150

Sneak Peek: ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ Season 2 Premiere

The Ricky Gervais Show returns for its second season on HBO Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and to promote the series the network is making the first episode available starting today on HBO.com ... Continue Reading →
happiness150

Peanuts Return For DVD of ‘Happiness is a Warm Blanket’

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang are coming back to animation in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, an original DVD feature set to be released ... Continue Reading →
swcomplete150

All Six ‘Star Wars’ Films Coming to Blu-ray

The Force is finally with Blu-ray. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment made lots of Star Wars fans happy Thursday by announcing plans to release all six films in the saga ... Continue Reading →
WGAawards150

WGA Nominates 6 Video Games for Writing Award

Just when animation fans thought they could ignore the WGA Awards after they ruled Toy Story 3 ineligible for its feature film prize, the honors have our attention again with the nominees ... Continue Reading →