Gravity Falls

Disney’s ‘Gravity Falls’ Gets First Full Series Release thru Shout!

This summer, you can fill your days with on-screen adventures with Dipper and Mabel in the upcoming Gravity Falls: The Complete Series, out July 24 from Shout! Factory. Featuring all ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Trailer: Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Gets US Release May 11

GKIDS has announced that the award-winning, energetic modern fairytale Lu Over the Wall will get its US nationwide release in its English-dubbed version on May 11. This eagerly awaited ... Continue Reading →
Dave White

Dave White Joins Ntropic as Pan-Studio CG Head

Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic has appointed Dave White as Head of CG in its New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. Based in LA, White joins the company during ... Continue Reading →
Soft’n Slo Squishies

‘Soft’n Slo Squishies’ Toons Launching on Treehouse Direct

International toy company ORB has teamed up with Nelvana Enterprises to create a series of 10 animated shorts inspired by its top-selling brand Soft’n Slo Squishies, which will debut ... Continue Reading →
CTN Creator Space

CTN Launches Co-Working “Creator Space” for Animators

The Creative Talent Network announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art studio co-working environment for animation, the CTN Creator Space. Located in the Magnolia Park district ... Continue Reading →
Thor: Ragnarok

Rising Sun Pictures Developing UniSA VFX Undergrad Program

Award-winning visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its educational partnership with the University of South Australia, teaming with “UniSA” to develop and deliver ... Continue Reading →
Superhot

GDC 2018: The VR Winners

There was a lot to like in Virtual Reality at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. This year’s Game Developers Choice Awards nominees for Best VR/AR Game included ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Grand Prix & FXX Grant at 2018 GLAS Animation Fest

The 2018 GLAS Animation Festival has come and gone in Berkeley, CA, offering an eclectic and inspiring lineup of films, talks and special guests. With the festival winners announced, ... Continue Reading →
Rebecca Manley and Simone Giampaolo

Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
New Duck Tales cast at D23 Expo 2017

Disney Fan Club Gears Up for D23 Expo 2019

All the many wonderful worlds of Disney will come together again next year when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents D23 Expo 2019, set for August 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →
Deadpool

FXX ‘Deadpool’ Animated Series Project Implodes

FX, Marvel Television and series creators-to-be Donald and Stephen Glover (Atlanta) have broken ranks and left the much-buzzed-about Deadpool animated series dead in the water, less ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Spielberg Says ‘Tintin 2′ Is Not Dead

Fans of Tintin, the popular comic-book character created by Belgian artist Hergé and adapted into several TV series and the 2011 motion-capture feature directed by Steven Spielberg, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Coco,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Take Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Animation

Pixar’s awards season juggernaut Coco and long-running TV toon SpongeBob SquarePants won out in the animation categories of Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, ... Continue Reading →
Spice Girls

Spice Girls Bringing Girl Power to Animation in Superhero Flick

UK pop princesses the Spice Girls will be giving a new meaning to their “girl power!” catch phrase by voicing animated alter egos in a new superhero-themed movie. Variety reports ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Nomad of Nowhere’ Ep. 1, Netflix Doubles Its ‘Oddbods,’ Teen-Lead Animation Ambition in Guyana, & More!

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival 2018 North America’s premiere toon fest is now open to submissions for the categories of Animated Feature, Independent Shorts (Narrative, ... Continue Reading →
Olan Rogers, creator of Final Space

Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Watch: ‘My Little Pony’ Goes ‘90s in ‘Saved by the Bell’ Spoof

Just when you thought nothing could top the magic of Mario Lopez’s smile, the crew behind Hasbro Studios’ My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic whips up a ponified tribute to the ... Continue Reading →
Bob the Builder

Channel 5 Serves More Milkshake! to Amazon Prime Video

Channel 5 is launching its preschool TV brand Milkshake! on Amazon Channels within Prime Video. Dubbed More Milkshake!, Channel 5’s first move into SVOD will be available to Prime ... Continue Reading →
Nightmare in the Morning

Disney XD Slates First Student Short Premiere from Animag Rising Star Yonatan Tal

This Saturday, March 24, Disney XD will premiere music-driven short Nightmare in the Morning from Yonatan Tal during his third year at CalArts in the Character Animation program. Airing ... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Trailer: ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Coming Soon to Nick

Nickelodeon has unshelled the first official trailer for its all-new 2D animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which follows the band of brothers as they discover ... Continue Reading →