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Calls for Entry: TOFUZI in Georgia, ANIMAGE in Brazil

Two festivals on opposite sides of the planet are looking for animated film submissions. Up first is the third edition of the  International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI 2011, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers’ Producer Murphy Develops ‘Capt. Planet’ Movie

Cartoon Network has signed a development agreement with action-adventure producer Don Murphy and partner Susan Montford and their company Angry Filmworks to develop a live-action motion ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 2!

Before you think you’ve got your plans for Comic-Con worked out — there’s even more stuff being announced for the 41st edition, set for July 21-24. For a shortcut to all ... Continue Reading →
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Check Out Animation Magazine at Comic-Con

If you are braving the crowds at Comic-Con in San Diego, make sure you stop by the Animation Magazine Booth  (#1535) and take advantage of our special subscription deals and drawings ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Writer Weighs In On Triggerfish’s ‘Khumba’

Jonathan Roberts, one of three credited screenwriters on Disney’s animated classic The Lion King, is lending a helping hand to Triggerfish Animation Studios’ feature film ... Continue Reading →
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Key ‘Transformers,’ ‘G.I. Joe’ Documents to Be Auctioned

If you’re a fan of the classic animated series Transformers and G.I. Joe — and you have a lot of disposable cash on hand — you’ll want to mark Aug. 18 on your calendar ... Continue Reading →
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Duopoly Brings ‘Yam Roll’ Online to Hulu

Animation fans can finally get an online taste of the Duopoly children’s series The Very Good Adventures of Yam Roll in Happy Kingdom as the show debuts on Hulu.com. Episodes ... Continue Reading →
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‘Young Justice’ Takes the Good Fight to DVD

Just in time for Comic-Con, the youthful heroes of the DC Universe arrive to save home video viewers with the release of Young Justice, Season 1, Vol. 1 (Warner Bros., $14.97) The release ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 1!

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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Arc Prods. (Formerly Starz Animation) Adds Denton in L.A.

Toronto-based animation house Arc Productions, recently acquired by a Canadian ownership group from Starz Media, has hired Stephanie Denton to head its Los Angles office as senior VP ... Continue Reading →
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KidsCo Acquires HD Animated Series ‘Traces’

KidsCo has acquisition Traces, an original HD TV animated series co-produced by Taiwanese animation studio, Xanthus, and Swiss animation studio, Animagination. KidsCo, a global children’s ... Continue Reading →
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BRB’s Stereo 3D Series ‘Zoobabu’ Set in Major Markets

Zoobabu, a new stereoscopic 3D series from BRB Internacional, has just signed broadcast rights deals with outlets in multiple major international markets. Disney has acquired the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Harry Potter’ Casts Record-Breaking B.O. Spell

Harry Potter cast a record-setting spell on the box office this weekend, with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 selling a stunning $168 million worth of tickets. The ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for Aardman’s Stop-Motion ‘Pirates!’ Feature

A new trailer has hit for a new stop-motion animated feature from Aardman and Sony titled The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Directed by Pete Lord with Jeff Newitt, the film is due out in ... Continue Reading →
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Movies Bid ‘Potter’ Adieu, Welcome Back ‘Pooh’

It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ Lead Toon Emmy Noms

Fox’s Family Guy leads animated contenders in the nominations for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards with four nominations, even as it missed being nominated for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Hits for Disney’s ‘John Carter’ Adaptation

Disney has released the first trailer showing footage from John Carter, its upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Barsoom novels. Here it is: John Carter is being ... Continue Reading →
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Ray Harryhausen Talks Technique

There are legends, and then there are legends, and then there is Ray Harryhausen.  The genius behind such stop-motion animation classics as The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and Jason and ... Continue Reading →
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Grupo Alcuni Sells ‘Galileo,’ ‘Slash://’

Italian production company Grupo Alcuni has reported broadcast rights sales for its recently debuted eco-friendly animated show Galileo and the hit series Slash://. Galileo is a green ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Spotlights Top Talent, Projects

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once ... Continue Reading →