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Ringling Gets $1.75 Million Grant for Post-Production Facility

Officials in Sarasota County, Fla.,  approved Wednesday a grant of $1.75 million to the Ringling College of Art and Design to develop and build an on-campus post-production facility. The ... Continue Reading →
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Goodman Moves from ‘Family Guy’ to ‘Allen Gregory’

David Goodman, an executive producer on the hit Fox animated series Family Guy, is moving over to be showrunner and executive producer on Allen Gregory, a new animated sitcom for the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Renews ‘Fish Hooks,’ Picks Up ‘Gravity Falls’

Disney TV Animation has decided to bite on a second-season order of the hit animated comedy Fish Hooks. It also has put in an order for a new animated comedy Gravity Falls, created ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons,’ ‘Futurama,’ ‘Barnyard’ Earn WGA Nominations

Two episodes of The Simpsons, two episodes of Futurama and one episode of Back at the Barnyard have been nominated for 2011 Writes Guild Awards in the lead TV animation category. Presented ... Continue Reading →
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Celebs Join ‘Glenn Martin, DDS’ for Holiday Premiere Week

Nick at Nite is giving its fans plenty of brand-new, celebrity-filled episodes of its original animated series Glenn Martin, DDS for the holidays. Starting Dec. 20, the series will ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Throws Big Holiday Cartoon Party

If you can’t get enough of classic holiday animation, be prepared to tune your television to Boomerang this season. The commercial-free classic cartoon channel will present holiday ... Continue Reading →
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Plaintiff Wins Ruling in ‘Kung Fu Panda’ IP Lawsuit

The man behind a lawsuit against DreamWorks Animation claiming the studio stole his idea for a kung-fu fighting panda bear and turned it into Kung Fu Panda, has won a ruling that will ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: Tehran, Anifest

Deadlines are rapidly approaching for a pair of far-flung and fascinating film festivals looking for animated submissions. Up first is the 7th edition of the Tehran International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: ‘Arthur Christmas’ Teaser

Get your first look at Arthur Christmas, an animated feature from Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation about the son of Santa Clause due out Nov. 23. 2011. [Via Yahoo! Movies] Let us ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shrek Forever After’ Finds a Happy Home on Video

The big green goliath’s final adventure comes home to complete the collection of animation fans everywhere with the release of Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks, $30.99 DVD, $38.99 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dora’ Actress Drops Lawsuit Against Nick

The Dora dispute is over. Caitlin Sanchez, the teen-age actress who provided the voice of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer animated character, has dropped a lawsuit against the ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Prep & Landing’ Short Airs Tonight on ABC

Disney’s Prep & Landing; Operation Secret Santa, an all-new short film starring Santa Claus’ sneakiest elf operatives, is set to air Tuesday on ABC. The seven-minute ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Selects 13 Animated Shorts

The Sundance Film Festival will screen 13 animated short films from both the United States and abroad. The festival selected 81 shorts in all to screen at the 2011 edition of the festival, ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion ‘Community’ Special Airs Thursday

Fans of classic holiday-themed stop-motion animation have a real treat in store for them when they tune in to NBC’s popular sitcom Community this Thursday (December 9). In this homage ... Continue Reading →
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Nominations for the 38th Annie Awards Announced

The nominations are out for the 38th annual Annie Awards, with Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, Tangled, The Illusionist and Toy Story 3 all up for the top prize for feature ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled’ Climbs to Top Spot at the Box Office

Tangled may have lost the first round to the boy wizard, but Disney’s 50th animated feature is showing its got some legs (as well as lovely locks of hair) by ascending to the top ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′, ‘Illusionist’ Nab National Board Honors

The National Board of Review has named Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3 as one of the top ten best movies of the year. The New York—based critics’ organization picked The Social Network ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Dreams of Jinsha’ Opens in L.A.

If you’re trying to check all the possible Best Animated Feature contenders off your list and find yourself in the Los Angeles area, here’s your chance to catch the ambitious Chinese ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media’s ‘Rastamouse’ Scores Global Sales

How can you not love a stop-motion preschool show about a kind, raggae-singing Rastafarian mouse whose motto is “Making a bad ting good!” Kids worldwide are bound to fall for the ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Hopeful ‘The Gruffalo’ Premieres on ABC Family

The acclaimed animated half-hour special The Gruffalo will make its U.S. debut on ABC Family on Thursday, December 9, at 7 p.m. as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas ... Continue Reading →