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Mediatoon’s ‘Chicken Town’ to Hatch at MIP Jr.

French studio Mediatoon will have something to cluck about at the MIP Junior market (running in Cannes October 1-2) as it lets fly a new CG-animated series titled Chicken Town. Co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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Aniboom Animation Marketplace Launches

Aniboom Virtual Studio (aniboom.com) has released a new service: The Aniboom Animation Marketplace, which will address the needs of production studios and companies to complement their ... Continue Reading →
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Lady Gaga Gets Animated on ‘The Simpsons’

Just when we thought that every celebrity in the world has already guest starred on The Simpsons, we learn that Lady Gaga has been added to the already-colorful guest list of the long-running ... Continue Reading →
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Lasseter Unveils Pixar Stamps at D23

Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios chief creative officer John Lasseter was joined by deputy postmaster general Ronald Stroman at top Disney fan event D23 Expo over the ... Continue Reading →
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Christmas Miracle: Win Tix to ‘Arthur Christmas’ Premiere

Despite the sweltering summer heat, the holiday season is nearly upon us. To help you get into the spirit of the season, Sony has launched a new online contest for a chance to attend ... Continue Reading →
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Singapore’s Tiny Island to Work on ‘Ben 10′ TV Movie

Singapore’s leading stereoscopic 3D CG animation house Tiny Island Productions has been tapped to produce the animation for Cartoon Network’s upcoming Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens ... Continue Reading →
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The Collective Harvests ‘Annoying Orange’

Viral sensation The Annoying Orange is ripening for retail as leading entertainment management and production company The Collective announces a merchandise collection set for this ... Continue Reading →
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New DVD Rush: Tom and Jerry and The Angry Beavers

The Angry Beavers: Season 1 and 2. Shout! Factory continues its mission to release popular Nick Toons from the past on DVD this week by releasing the first two seasons of Mitch Schauer’s ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs and Daffy Host a Dinner Party!

If the thought of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck hosting a dinner party together for all their neighbors seems slightly surreal to you, then you’ll want to check out the new episode of ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Expo Whets Appetites for Upcoming Toons

Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this ... Continue Reading →
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Channeling P-P-P-Porky Pig

Emmy-Nominated Bob Bergen talks about his career as a multi-talented voice-over artist. Voice over star Bob Bergen has worked on hundreds of cartoons, commercials, promos, radio programs ... Continue Reading →
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Nine Scientific Achievements Shortlisted for Oscar

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that nine scientific and technical achievements have been selected for ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Air Mater’ Short Included with Cars 2 DVD/Blu-ray

Disney Home Ent. will make Pixar’s Cars 2 available on Blu-ray, Combo pack, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and for movie download on Nov. 1, 2011. Among the many bonus features packed with the movie ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Venture Bros.’ Special to Premiere on Adult Swim

Is the world ready for a documentary-style, animated Venture Bros. special? The team at Adult Swim certainly hopes so. The new 15-minute special, The Venture Bros.: From The Ladle ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX, Crest Propose 10-Pic Venture

India’s Crest Animation Studios and U.S.-based vfx studio Reel FX are looking to join forces in a proposed $220 million venture that would generate 10 films over eight year, according ... Continue Reading →
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Circus Circus Celebrates Chuck Jones in Vegas

The legacy of toon town genius Chuck Jones will come to life in Sin City this October as Circus Circus Las Vegas opens The Chuck Jones Experience, and interactive exhibit designed to ... Continue Reading →
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Ed Benedict and the Cartoon Revolution

The recent release of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh illustrates just how much the look of animation has changed over the past twenty years. Today, of course, we regard such changes as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′ Prompts Virgin’s In-Flight Warning

Pixar’s Oscar-winning 2010 Feature Toy Story 3 tops Virgin Airline’s list of films that require “emotional health warnings” during in-flight screenings. Since last Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bananas’ Shake to Top of Cartoonito Chart

In case you were wondering, the new CG—animated version of Bananas in Pajamas (spelled Pyjamas in the U.K. and Australia) is doing gangbusters on U.K.’s animation channel Cartoonito ... Continue Reading →
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The Return of ‘Fright Night,’ Conan’ and ‘Spy Kids’

While there are no animated features debuting in theaters this weekend, there are plenty of CG-laden summer thrills to go around that will spell competition for returning titles such ... Continue Reading →