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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 →
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‘Tangled’ Climbs to Top Spot at the Box Office

Tangled may have lost the first round to the boy wizard, but Disney’s 50th animated feature is showing its got some legs (as well as lovely locks of hair) by ascending to the top ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′, ‘Illusionist’ Nab National Board Honors

The National Board of Review has named Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3 as one of the top ten best movies of the year. The New York—based critics’ organization picked The Social Network ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Dreams of Jinsha’ Opens in L.A.

If you’re trying to check all the possible Best Animated Feature contenders off your list and find yourself in the Los Angeles area, here’s your chance to catch the ambitious Chinese ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media’s ‘Rastamouse’ Scores Global Sales

How can you not love a stop-motion preschool show about a kind, raggae-singing Rastafarian mouse whose motto is “Making a bad ting good!” Kids worldwide are bound to fall for the ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Hopeful ‘The Gruffalo’ Premieres on ABC Family

The acclaimed animated half-hour special The Gruffalo will make its U.S. debut on ABC Family on Thursday, December 9, at 7 p.m. as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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‘Epic Mickey’ Woos the Gaming Masses

If you are thinking about doing some holiday shopping for your favorite Disney fan, you’ll be wise to check out the Disney Interactive’s Epic Mickey game for Wii, which was released ... Continue Reading →
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French Animation Celebration at L.A.’s Hammer

The Los Angeles Film & TV Office and the French Embassy are presenting a run of superb French animated features at the Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater this month.  “Les ... Continue Reading →
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Festival to Honor Veteran African-American Animators

Veteran African-American animators will be honored Dec. 10 at a special opening-night ceremony for the 17th annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase. The ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Artist Wins Autodesk Rendering Revolution Contest

An artistic rendering fo the 3ds Max 20th anniversary logo submitted by an artist from China has won Autodesk’s Rendering Revolution Contest. The contest for still-image architectural ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Debuts Holiday Outings for ‘Penguins of Madagascar, ‘Glenn Martin, DDS’

Nickelodeon has announced its holiday programming lineup, featuring all-new holiday-themed animated entries from The Penguins of Madagascar and Glenn Martin, DDS. The Penguins episode, ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: Jack Black, Samberg on ‘Take Two with Phineas and Ferb’

Disney’s been pretty up front about making animated duo Phineas & Ferb into a major franchise, and takes the next step by having the duo follow in the footsteps of the venerable ... Continue Reading →
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‘Summer Wars’ Release Plans Expand

Summer Wars, one of the 15 films set to qualify for this year’s best animated feature Oscar race, has announced additional dates for its limited theatrical run. Directed by Mamoru ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Preps Papers, Prizes for 2010

South Korea is set to play host to more than 8,000 people from the computer animation and interactivity world by hosting SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Dec. 15-18 in Seoul. The conference will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Firebreather’ Heats Up Ratings for CN

It looks like Firebreather is a hit. The original animated feature directed by Peter Chung did well among all kids and boys demographics in its debut airing Nov. 24. If you saw and ... Continue Reading →