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3net Debuts World’s First Kids 3D Block

3net, the 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX, will  premiere the world’s first dedicated children’s 3D programming block with two new animated 3D series – Bolts & ... 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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41 Entertainment Wraps ‘Blake: Double Identity’ Pilot

Animation producer and distributor 41 Entertainment has delivered the full pilot of its new 2D-3D animated show, Blake: Double Identity (www.blake-doubleidentity.com) and is embarking ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Acquires Endemol’s ‘The 99′

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has picked up Endemol’s children’s series The 99 and will air the show on Cartoon Network’s Indian and Southeast-Asian feeds. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puss in Boots’ Drops Pants

A clever video featuring everyone’s favorite heroic cat has hit the web this week. The star of DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots praises the art of going pantless in public because ... Continue Reading →
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The Bakery Showcases Relight at SIGGRAPH

French software house The Bakery (www.bakery3d.com; stand 471) is setting out to dazzle the SIGGRAPH Vancouver crowds this week with the latest additions to their lighting, shading ... Continue Reading →
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Moviegoers Go Bananas for ‘Apes’

Despite lower expectations, Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes managed to bring in close to $54 million this past weekend, thanks to positive reviews and good word of mouth. The ... Continue Reading →
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Polish Animator’s Career Takes Flight

Damian Nenow’s Paths of Hate receives this year’s Jury Prize at SIGGRAPH. Damian Nenow’s lifelong obsession with flight and objects that traverse the sky has finally paid off ... 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 →
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Mighty ‘Smurfs’ Ties with ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Sony’s 3-D feature hybrid The Smurfs proved to be a much stronger contender than expected this past weekend, bringing in $36.2 million and tying with DreamWorks/Universal’s Western/sci-fi ... Continue Reading →