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Guru Launches Justin Time’s Interactive Push

Toronto’s animation studio Guru Studio is partnering with award-winning zinc Roe design to create online and mobile games based on the popular children’s brand. Three new apps that ... Continue Reading →
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PGS and Method Showcase 3-D ‘Chaplin’ at MIPCOM

French distributor PGS Entertainment plans to offer 40 hours of 3-D animated series, co-produced by Method Animation to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month. These well-produced, ... Continue Reading →
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Ziggy Creator Tom Wilson Dies at 80

Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Is Top Cat at the Box Office

The 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King ruled the weekend box office, 17 years after the original pic hit the big screens. Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff and produced ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Awards Offers 2 Free Entries for Animators and FX Pros

The 3rd Annual Pixie Awards is making animators and FX professionals an “offer too good to refuse”— two free entries in the upcoming awards competition. Sponsored by the ... Continue Reading →
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Italy’s View Conference Unveils Stellar Program

Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among ... Continue Reading →
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New Pokemon Movie to Play in Theaters in Dec.

Cinedigm Digital Cinema has announced that it will release Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom in 300 digital theaters across the U.S. in December. The special one-weekend ... Continue Reading →
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New Season of ‘Regular Show’ Arrives Monday

Regular Show, Cartoon Network’s Emmy-nominated comedy about a six-foot-tall blue jay and a hyperactive raccoon, returns with its third season on Monday, Sept. 19, at 8:15 p.m. According ... Continue Reading →
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‘Postman Pat’ Movie Announces Voice Cast

It’s Postman Pat’s 30th birthday today (Friday, Sept. 16) and the producers of the international preschool show have announced the official cast of his big feature film debut. Classic ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Wraps in Poland

This year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which was held at the seaside town of Sopot, Poland, came to a close on Friday. The 2011 Cartoon Tribute Winner were RTE for Broadcaster of the ... Continue Reading →
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Tales from the Toon Trenches: Big Roy’s Bad Day

When the late, great American artist Iwao Takamoto and his wife Barbara asked me to help write his memoirs in 2005, I was stunned and flattered. Iwao was a legend, and a quiet genius. ... Continue Reading →
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Superfad Tackles Chapman’s ‘Liar’s Autobiography’

Monty Python fans, rejoice! A new 3-D stereoscopic animated feature based on Monty Python trooper Graham Chapman called A Liar’s Autobiography is on its way to the EPIX premium channel ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Gets Slice of Zinkia’s ‘Pocoyo’

Kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE has been appointed as distributor for global content creator/brand manager Zinkia Entertainment’s award-winning series, Pocoyo. CAKE ... Continue Reading →
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Muppets Spoof ‘Girl with Dragon Tattoo’

Makers of the new Muppet Movie, we salute you! Disney has introduced a new killer trailer for its holiday feature The Muppet Movie, which is bound to put a a few laughs into your day. ... Continue Reading →
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FX Orders New Toon ‘Unsupervised’

Archer won’t be the only adult-oriented toon roaming the programming schedule of cable network FX. The new animated series called Unsupervised, which is created and exec produced ... Continue Reading →
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Marsh Is Mouse’s New President of Disney Channels Worldwide

Gary Marsh has been promoted to president, Disney Channels Worldwide. He will also continue in his role as the Channel’s Chief Creative Officer. The news follows the decision by Carolina ... Continue Reading →
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Roaming Deeper into ‘The Lion King’

Disney’s beloved classic gets a stereoscopic 3-D makeover and theatrical release in advance of its October Blu-ray release. Although movie audiences have grown accustomed to seeing ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Is Drawn to Shanghai

DreamWorks Animation is planning to launch a facility in Shanghai to produce animated content for the Chinese market, reports Variety. The company is looking for applicants to fill ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Launches Storyboard Pro 3D

Montreal-based animation software creator Toon Boom has launched its new Storyboard Pro 3D yesterday. This new tool is billed as the only storyboarding application that combines 3D ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim Introduces ‘Kerity’ Reading App

French animation studio Alphanim has made its first app available on the App Store today. The App is based on the 2009 animated feature Kerity (aka Eleanor’s Closet), directed by ... Continue Reading →