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Marvel and Disney Publishing Play with ‘Toy Story’ Comic

Marvel and Disney Publishing have announced plans to introduce a new line of comic books featuring the characters from Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise. Woody, Buzz LightYear and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justice League: Doom’ to Premier in NYC

Warner Home Video, MTV Geek and The Paley Center for Media will be presenting the world premiere of Justice League: Doom—the latest in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movies ... Continue Reading →
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‘Richie Rich’ Comics Go Digital

Ape Entertainment and leading family entertainment company Classic Media have announced the digital comic debut of Richie Rich in the Apple App store. The app will feature the digitally ... Continue Reading →
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Paley Center Presents Special ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Night

L.A. residents will get the chance to attend a special premiere screening of the new Fox-TV animated series Napoleon Dynamite on Wed. Jan. 11th at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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A Grand Adventure

Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Greenlights ‘Hugglemonsters’

Disney EMEA has announced it has greenlit a new animated preschool series, The Happy Hugglemonsters. Set to premiere on Disney Junior in fall of 2012 and air in over 150 countries, ... Continue Reading →
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John Woo & Liquid Comics Collaborate on ‘Seven Brothers’

Director John Woo (Mission: Impossible 2, Face-Off) has launched a new animated web series in association with Liquid Comics and Tiger Hill Entertainment, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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FX’s ‘Archer’ Begins Third Season on Jan. 19

Everyone’s favorite international spy Archer will begin his official third season of cover operations and personal crises on Jan. 19 at 10 p.m. Created by Adam Reed, the stylish toon ... Continue Reading →
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Los Angeles Animation Festival Accepting Entries

The 2012 Los Angeles Animation Festival has issued its call for entries for five competitions in conjunction with its upcoming event to be help March 7-11 at the Regent Showcase Cinema ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon U.S. Re-Launches Cineversity Training Website

Professional 3D solution manufacturer Maxon has relaunched Cineversity, its online training and education resource for Cinema 4D users. The redesigned site takes advantage of the latest ... Continue Reading →
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Barnes & Noble, VIZ Bring Manga to Nook

Leading digital media retailer Barnes & Noble has announced a new partnership with manga (Japanese comics/graphic novels) distribution and publishing powerhouse VIZ Media to bring ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Animation Branch Snubs ‘Smurfs’

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Animation Branch has decided not to qualify Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid blockbuster The Smurfs for the Best Animated Feature Category, ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Announces Short Film Selections

The Sundance Institute has announced the short films selected for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival to be held in Park City, UT January 19-29. The films for the Animated Short Films – ... Continue Reading →
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Effects Animator Dorse Lanpher Passes Away

The animation community lost another great talent this past Friday with the passing of effects animators Dorse Lanpher at the age of 76. Lanpher began his career at Disney in the late ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futurama’ Vol. 6 DVD Materializes on Earth

Fry, Bender, Leela, Zoidberg and the rest of the Futurama clan continue their madcap adventures in the new Futurama DVD/Blu-ray release which arrives in stores and online outlets ... Continue Reading →
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Songs from Five Animated Movies Qualify for Oscars

Songs from Cars 2, Gnomeo & Juliet, Happy Feet Two, The Muppets, Rio and Winnie the Pooh are among the 39 numbers vying for a nomination in the Oscar race. The original songs, along ... Continue Reading →
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Marathon Media Expands in Asia

Paris-based Marathon Media, the studio behind show such Totally Spies, Redakai and Gromiti, is opening an office in Hong Kong, bringing in Stéphane Aldebert to head up the post as ... Continue Reading →
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Angry Birds Land on Nick

The Angry Birds are flying to Nickelodeon this holiday season. A new, exclusive holiday short titled Angry Birds: Wreck the Halls is set to premiere on Saturday (Dec. 17) during the ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Rebuilds Winsor McCay’s ‘Flying House’

Indie animator Bill Plympton’s new treatment of Winsor McCay’s 1921 short The Flying House is ready to hit the festival circuit in the new year. The short, which won the Best Animated ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Dan Mills dies at 80

We are sad to report that animator and layout artist Dan Mills, whose credits include He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Family Guy died earlier this month at the age of 80. ... Continue Reading →