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Del Toro Forms Collaborative Studio Mirada

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has launched Mirada, a new company designed to bring together filmmakers in a collaborative environment to produce content for digital, film, television, ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Dabbles in Stop-Mo, Presents Five New Holiday Videos

JibJab’s holiday gift to the internet has arrived — the site has added five new holiday videos, including one that features the song Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Narnia,’ ‘Tourist’ Report for Box Office Duty

Tangled and Harry Potter’s reign at the top of the box office charts is likely to end this weekend with the release of The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and ... Continue Reading →
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Hinge Digital’s ‘Bringing Your World to Life’ Entries Due Dec. 31

The deadline is nearing for concept artists, designers and writers to submit story ideas and character designs to enter Hinge Digital’s Bringing Your World to Life Contest. Sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Brings ‘Rudolph,’ ‘Frosty’ to Radio Shack

Classic Media and Radio Shack have teamed up to offer the beloved holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman on DVD through the retailer’s 4,600 stores ... Continue Reading →
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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 →