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Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh

Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A. A. Milne. In this day and age, when everyone is trying to jump ... Continue Reading →
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Those Super Space Cats Are Back!

Cartoon Network premieres a new, high-energy take on the hugely popular show ThunderCats, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C. Mention the names Lion-O, Tygra, Cheetara, ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to Your ‘Phineas & Ferb’ Summer!

To mark the fifth anniversary of the show, a new TV movie featuring the popular animated siblings premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD in August. Fans of the hit animated series ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Comic-Con International!

Before you snap your spine picking up the official event guide for San Diego’s massive comics, animation and pop-culture event, take a quick glance at what the 41st edition has to ... Continue Reading →
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Sweet Serpent – ‘The Ballad of Nessie’

Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters’ charming Ballad of Nessie brings a certain lake-dwelling Scottish monster to animated life. Here’s a lesson for animation students: Don’t ... Continue Reading →
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Prepare for the Stampede!

Eleven Arts and FUNimation are bringing Vash the Stampede to Stateside screens with the U.S./Canadian release of Trigun: Badlands Rumble. One of Japan’s most celebrated characters ... Continue Reading →
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Timmy Turner Comes to Life!

Butch Hartman and his Fairly OddParents team deliver a zany live-action movie adaptation of the global Nickelodeon hit phenom. Who can believe that it’s been more than a decade since ... Continue Reading →
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The Robots Invade a New Dimension

Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny ... Continue Reading →
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Interest High in Cartoon Forum; Cartoon d’Or Nominees Set

Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Opens Harry Potter Tribute Exhibit July 9

The final Harry Potter movie is just a week away, and fans all over the world are preparing to both celebrate the franchise and mourn its ending (at least for now). Fans in the Southern ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Wins By a Head

The name Arthur Davis may not be familiar to the casual toonhead, but not many artists had as long and productive a career in animation as Davis did. He started in animation in the ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Star Wars’ Animated Special to Air July 22 on CN

LEGO and Star Wars have long clicked well in the toy stores and — more recently — the world of video games, so it should be no surprise that they’re teaming up for an animated ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Orders New Writers for ‘Cloudy’ Sequel

Sony Pictures Animation is ramping up its plans for a sequel to the 2009 hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, hiring Horrible Bosses screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Transformers’ Faces Comedy Challengers

Can a one-two comedy punch topple the mighty Transformers where other films have failed? That’s the test of this weekend’s box office, as Michael Bay’s visual-effects ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman: Year One’ Gets Trailer, Release Date, ‘Catwoman’ Short

Warner Premiere has released a trailer and additional details for Batman: Year One, the next animated feature film in the direct-to-homevideo DC Universe line. Here’s the trailer, ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for Miyazaki’s ‘Kokuriko-Zaka’ Is Up!

Although Americans will have to wait until February 2012 to see Studio Ghibli’s 2010 feature Arrietty in theaters, Japanese audiences will have the chance to see another new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party Winners Announced!

Although behavioral scientists believe that it only takes a few seconds for someone to determine whether they like a concept, an image or even a person, we hope it takes animation executives ... Continue Reading →
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McManus to Run Canada’s NFB Animation Studio

The National Film Board of Canada has named Roddy McManus as the new executive producer of its Oscar-winning English-language animation studio. McManus succeeds veteran animation producer ... Continue Reading →
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Preschooler Series ‘the WotWots’ Wins Parents’ Choice Award

The animated preschooler series the WotWots has been honored with a Parents’ Choice Award in the television category for spring 2011. The category selects content based on being ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s ‘Adventure Time’ Returns July 11 for Season Three

Adventure Time, the acclaimed original animated series from Cartoon Network, will premiere its third season July 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The series has become a real hit for the network ... Continue Reading →