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Thinware Media Partners with TVPaint

Thinware Media Ltd., developers of StudioCAP workflow automation and asset management for animation studios, and TVPaint Développement, France, makers of 2D bitmap-based animation ... Continue Reading →
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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love CG

Veteran animator and supervising director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars discusses the digital evolution of his job. In the eight years I had worked in animation, I had never once touched ... 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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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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Fox Strives for Flippin’ Good TV

Fox TV’s new animation lineup sees the awkward teens of Napoleon Dynamite get a toon makeover, and Jonah Hill as a sophisticated schoolboy in Allen Gregory. In the next few months, ... Continue Reading →
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Tales from the Toon Trenches: Jobs in Animation

Not since Richard Nixon was seen leaving on a jet plane in 1974 has one man’s resignation created the kind of hoopla that Steve Jobs’ stepping down as CEO of Apple has generated. ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Micro 2D Climbs Mac App Store Chart

Smith Micro 2D animation software, Anime Studio, has been added to the Mac App Store. The software application has become one of the top selling Graphics and Design software, following ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lucky Fred’ Brings New Jobs to Oasis

Quebec-based Oasis Animation has announced that it will be doubling its workforce and space thanks to the fact that will be working on the upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52-episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ and ‘My Dog Tulip’ Take Flight on DVD

Two well-received but very different animated features make their DVD debut today (Tuesday, August 2). Fans of Rio, director Carlos Saldanha’s 3-D ode to his home country of Brazil ... Continue Reading →