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Artwork From and A Chat With John Lasseter About ‘Tangled’

Disney’s Tangled is coming to home video in just a week, and the studio is supporting it with a look at some of the artwork behind the hair-raising tale and a talk with Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop Gets Order for Season 2 of ‘Ava Riko Teo’

Moonscoop is bringing back its art-based preschooler series Ava Riko Teo for a second season. The order will see the production of 39 seven-minute episodes, with delivery set for the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yogi Bear,’ ‘Venture Bros.’ Top New Video Releases

Home video buyers who  you want to be smarter than the average bear will be heading to Jellystone Park this week. Yogi Bear (Warner Bros., $28.98 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $44.95 3D Blu-ray) ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Expands Exec Roster, Release Plans

Illumination Entertainment is adding to its executive ranks in preparation for an increase in its output of animated features, reports Deadline.com. The studio behind last year’s ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Dragon’ Wins Humane Society Genesis Award

DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has added yet another notch in its awards-tally belt, taking home the best feature film award at the Humane Society of the United ... Continue Reading →
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Wizard Hat Turns ‘Chicken, Pig, Cow’ into Preschooler Series

Toronto-based Wizard Hat Productions has announced it will produce a new TV series based on the book series Chicken, Pig, Cow, by Ruth Ohl. The book series was first-published in 2008 ... Continue Reading →
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Only ‘Limitless’ Can Top ‘Rango’ at Box Office

It was another relatively quiet weekend at the box office, with only the new thriller Limitless outperforming the animated feature Rango, which continues to perform well in its third ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon’s Brodsky Named to Licensing Hall of Fame

Leigh Anne Brodsky, the president of Nickelodeon Consumer Products and a pioneer in popularizing such multicultural properties as Dora the Explorer, has been named to the Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Taylor Swift Joins Illumination’s ‘Lorax’ Voice Cast

Illumination Entertainment is firming up the voice cast for its animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. According to Variety, the studio that made Despicable Me has announced ... Continue Reading →
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Animag Joins Fans, Pros in Helping Japan Quake Victims

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan has disrupted the nation’s huge animation industry and moved anime and manga fans and pros from all over the world to dig deep ... Continue Reading →
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Chewbacca on ‘Clone Wars’; Final ‘Robot’ Parody Hits July 12

There’s plenty of life left in the Force (in animation, at least), with Chewbacca set to appear on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Robot Chicken’s third Star Wars parody set ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paul’ Geeks Out for Laughs at Box Office

After sending some moms to Mars last weekend, this weekend the aliens are coming to us. Paul, a live-action comedy about a pair of comic book fans who meet a CG-animated alien outside ... Continue Reading →
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Girerd’s ‘Mia and the Migoo’ Gets Spring Release in U.S.

Independent distributor GKids is bringing Jacques-Remy Girerd’s animated feature film Mia and the Migoo to theaters in the United States, with an all-star voice cast lined up ... Continue Reading →
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Escape Studios Adds Five VFX Experts to Advisory Board

Escape Studios has added five members to its U.S. advisory board, selecting experts in the field from the likes of Pixar and Sony Pictures Imageworks. The new members are: Afonso Salcedo ... Continue Reading →
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DQE Plans ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Phoenix’ Features

India’s DQ Entertainment has announced plans to release three stereoscopic 3D feature films between 2012 and 2014. The first film on the slate is a feature version of The Jungle ... Continue Reading →
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Silverdraft Hits the Road for VFZ and Pre-viz with Mobileviz

For digital artists who need to do previz and VFX work on the road, Silverdraft has announced the launch of Mobileviz, the first supercomputer-powered digital visual effects and pre-visualization ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Upfront Presentation Packed with Animated Programs

Disney unveiled programming plans chock-full of new animated series such as Gravity Falls, Ultimate Spider-Man, Motorcity and 7D at its annual upfront presentation to advertisers Wednesday ... Continue Reading →
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Chapman-mentored Students Win CBeebies Student Commission

Doodle Dan, an animated short made by four Liverpool John Moores University students using the studios of Chapman Entertainment, has won the CBeebies’ Student Commission. From ... Continue Reading →
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Aniboom, Mutasian Co-Produce Feature Through Virtual Studio

Aniboom Virtual Studio has teamed up with Mutasian Entertainment to co-produce Mishmash Bash, the first in a series of animated feature films for children. The film will be made by ... Continue Reading →
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Submissions Open for 2011 Into the Pixel Games Art Exhibit

The 2011 Into the Pixel art exhibition, held in conjunction with the E3 Expo video game industry trade show,  is now open for submissions. Created in 2004 by the Entertainment Software ... Continue Reading →