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Aardman’s Bullough Warns About Plight of U.K. Animation

Speaking to the BBC and Deadline.com, Aardman Animations’ head of TV Miles Bullough warned that the Bristol-based shop may have to produce its beloved plasticine projects in Ireland, ... Continue Reading →
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Ordino Studios to Unleash ‘No Pets Allowed’

The new 3D animated feature by Spanish animator Jose Pozo (Filmax’s El Cid: The Legend, Donkey Xote) will be produced by Andorra’s Ordino Studios Media Group. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →
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Plenty of Old Pals Pop Up on DVD

A few great new sets are available on DVD today! Topping our list is the 200 Classic Cartoons Collection and Mr. Magoo: The Television Collection 1960-1977. 200 Classic Cartoons Collection ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Seals Disney Deal

Disney Interactive and YouTube (part of the Google juggernaut) have announced a collaborative agreement to create co-branded, family-friendly video destinations, Variety reports. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puss in Boots’ Lands on Top Again

DreamWorks’ swashbuckling cat stole the number one spot at the box office for the second week in a row, crushing Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist, with a $33 million weekender. According ... Continue Reading →
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Animetropolis and IDA to Sing ‘Tailchaser’s Song’

Animetropolis announced this past weekend that it will work with IDA (International Digital Artists) to produce the CG-animated feature adaptation of Tad Williams’ Tailchaser’s ... Continue Reading →
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Miley Cyrus Is Latest Guest at ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Pop star Miley Cyrus is the newest addition to the cast list of Sony Pictures Animation’s 2012 feature Hotel Transylvania. The Hannah Montana star will be the voice of Mavis, the ... Continue Reading →
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18 Films Submitted in Animated Feature Oscar Race

Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois ... Continue Reading →
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Little, Brown Scares Up ‘ParaNorman’ Publishing Deal

ParaNorman, an upcoming stop-motion 3D animated feature produced by LAIKA, has scored a world print and electronic publishing deal for key movie tie-ins and an original middle-grade ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate Shops ‘Harold and Kumar’ Animated Series

Fans of Harold & Kumar are having a great week: Not only is the trippy duo back in their third movie installment, but word from Deadline.com is that Lionsgate TV is shopping around ... Continue Reading →
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Ralph Bakshi and the Canadian Caper, Part 1

For most people, working in animation is a job. If you’re anywhere around Ralph Bakshi, however, it’s probably an adventure. Bakshi, of course, is the producer/director of Fritz ... Continue Reading →
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Images and Clips from New Episode of ‘Clone Wars’

Lucasfilm has released two images and two clips previewing this week’s episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars titled “The General.” Here’s how the studio described ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pooh,’ ‘Cars 2′ Return to Big Screen at El Capitan

Disney has scheduled a return engagement in Hollywood for two of its summer releases: Winnie the Pooh and Cars 2. The features will begin playing at the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Oz’s Seven Network Picks Up ‘Teenage Fairytale Dropouts’

The international animated co-production Teenage Fairytale Dropouts has found a home in Australia, where it’s been picked up by the Seven Network. The 52 x 11 minute series is ... Continue Reading →
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Ameba Brings Kids’ Content to LG Smart TV Platform

Canadian internet TV company Ameba has launched on the LG Smart TV platform its channel of commercial-free children’s programming that includes such animated series as Sid the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smurfs’ Writers Tackle Sony’s Animated ‘Popeye’ Movie

Sony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick and David Ronn to write the screenplay for a new animated feature version of Popeye. Scherick and Ronn previously worked with ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Gets a Trailer

A week ago, we showed you the new poster to ParaNorman, the upcoming new 3D stop-motion feature from LAIKA, the studio that made Coraline. Now, we’ve got the trailer. Check it ... Continue Reading →
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Czech Republic’s Anifest Accepting Entries Through Dec. 20

The 11th edition of Anifest, slated for April 26-May 1 in the Czech Republic, is open for entries through Dec. 20 and is soliciting films produced after Jan. 1, 2010. The festival seeks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sid the Science Kid’ Returns with Girl-Friendly Tech Episodes

Sid the Science Kid is coming back with five new episodes focused on technology and engineering — and he’s bringing a few friends to help. The new episodes will air the week ... Continue Reading →
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Hybrid Indie ‘Death of a Superhero’ to Get U.S. Release

Death of a Superhero, a feature film about a teenage cartoonist with cancer that mixes animated sequences with live-action, has been picked up for North American distribution by Tribeca ... Continue Reading →