Armor del Amor

HouseSpecial’s Armadillo Love Story Makes a Date with Portland Airport

Portland, Oregon-based animation studio HouseSpecial and director Kirk Kelley have launched a new short about the love life of one of America’s odder creatures, Armor del Amor. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Incredibles 2’ Clips, ‘Voltron’ S6 Prevu, Lionel Messi Short & More

Toothless Is in Love! New Photos from ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ In the next franchise feature installment, The Hidden World (out March 1, 2019), Hiccup’s scaly homie discovers ... Continue Reading →
Magic Leap

Framestore Teams with Tech Pioneers at Magic Leap

Award-winning visual effects studio Framestore announced a strategic partnership with Magic Leap – technology innovators building the next spatial computing platform, powering mixed ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

Fetch Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ on Blu-ray & DVD July 17

The latest stop-motion marvel from director Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox) is coming to heel on home video, as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment releases Isle of Dogs digitally ... Continue Reading →
The Addams Family

MGM’s Animated ‘Addams Family’ Voice Cast Revealed

They might not normally be very creepy or kooky, but the just-announced star-studded voice cast for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures’ animated feature The Addams Family are ready to get ... Continue Reading →
Gosha

Designer-Director Gosha Joins Method Studios as LA Creative Director

Accomplished 3D designer/director Gosha (Georgiy Kuznetsov) has joined Method Studios as Creative Director in Los Angeles. He adds his talent to the company’s eclectic, bi-coastal ... Continue Reading →
Justin Bieber

Heartthrob Justin Bieber Boards ‘Cupid’ Movie with Mythos

Justin Bieber is developing a new mythology-inspired animated movie about Cupid with Mythos Studios. Bieber will voice the winged God of Love for the project as well as executive produce ... Continue Reading →
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

‘LEGO Movie 2’ Trailer Reaches for the Sis-Stars

In the new trailer for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, we are introduced to a dystopian world laid waste by the events of Taco Tuesday, where minifigs of all walks of life have been ... Continue Reading →
Hydro and Fluid

WildBrain Launching Its First Co-Pro ‘Hydro and Fluid’ on YouTube

Digital kids’ network/studio WildBrain has inked a deal with Brazil-based animation studio Alopra to co-produce season 2 of fast-paced, language-agnostic, slapstick YouTube serie ... Continue Reading →
Piette Belaisch

Cyber Group and Bee Prod Get Buzzing in Development Deal

Cyber Group Studios and Bee Prod have partnered in a strategic alliance to develop new IPs. Under the agreement, Bee Prod founder Pierre Belaïsch will supervise Cyber Group Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
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eOne & Merlin Plan 1st Indoor Peppa Pig Play Center in Shanghai

Entertainment One (eOne) and Merlin Entertainment are planning the first-ever “Peppa Pig World of Play” — a standalone indoor attraction inspired by the globally beloved preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Voice of Prince Charming Dies, Hulu Exec Shakeup, Overwatch X Teen Titans Fanimation & More

William Phipps Dies: Voice of Prince Charming in ‘Cinderella’ Was 96 The prolific actor, best known as a staple of 1950s sci-fi films like The War of the Worlds, Invaders from Mars ... Continue Reading →
Yeti Farm and Surprise Bag partners

Yeti Farm and Surprise Bag Form Strategic Partnership

Yeti Farm Creative of Kelowna, BC, has formed a content partnership with LA- and Vancouver-base Surprise Bag, Inc. Leveraging Yeti Farm’s state-of-the-art 2D/3D animation facility ... Continue Reading →
Cyma Zarghami

Viacom: Cyma Zarghami Steps Down as Nickelodeon Prez

Viacom has announced that Cyma Zarghami is stepping down as President of Nickelodeon Group, after working at the network for more than 30 years. “Over the course of her career, Cyma ... Continue Reading →
Arthur

Oasis Animation Announces Major Expansion, New Broadcast Deals

Leading Canadian 2D studio Oasis Animation announced a $3,330,000 investment in a major expansion program to boost its production capacity, modernize its infrastructure and create 100 ... Continue Reading →
June Foray

June Foray Collection Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Nearly a year after her death at age 99, Heritage Auctions will celebrate “The First Lady of Animation” with The June Foray Collection, offered June 16-17 in the Animation Art Auction. ... Continue Reading →
P. Jayakumarar

Toonz Teams with Yellow Entertainment for Preschool Projects

India-base Toonz Media Group and Australia-based Yellow Entertainment announced a co-development and co-production partnership and distribution deal for multiple animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Vanellope Gets a Royal Welcome in New ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ Trailer

The new spot for Disney’s upcoming CG sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 takes down the wire with Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) as they upload ... Continue Reading →
Marlies van der Wel

Dive into Marlies van der Wel’s ‘Jonas and the Sea’; Online Now

In Dutch animator Marlies van der Wel’s magical 12-minute short Jonas and the Sea, viewers ... Continue Reading →
Treehouse Detectives

‘Treehouse Detectives’ Branch Out to Global Audiences

Upcoming Netflix Original animated series Treehouse Detectives is ready to introduce itself to worldwide viewers this year. The preschool series will debut June 8 in over 190 countries/territories ... Continue Reading →