ANIMA Brussels Programming Highlights Revealed

The 2018 edition of ANIMA – The Brussels Animation Film Festival is just around the corner, with the full program release revealing screening highlights such as Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →

90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
Turkey Dash

Aardman and PayPal Promote Interactive ‘Turkey Dash’

Aardman, Channel 4 and PayPal have launched “Turkey Dash,” a unique holiday season campaign that will boost donations to eight of the U.K.’s most popular charities. ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Launches Original Comedy Toon Platform AardBoiled

The Academy Award-winning UK studio Aardman has launched a new online outlet for original, offbeat animated comedy creators: AardBoiled. The new YouTube hub builds on the company’s ... Continue Reading →
School of Magic

Cartoon Forum: TeamTO & Nexus Spin ‘House of Magic’ into Series

Paris-based CG shop and content producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Nexus Factory are developing School of Magic, a new 52 x 11 min. animated series spin-off of Studio Canal’s international ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Letting “Pickle Rick” out of the Jar; Malaysia’s Father of Animation; Aardman’s Brantano Ad, & More!

The Incredible Behind-the-Scenes Animation That Brought Pickle Rick to Life in ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Check out some great design and prod art for the episode that went ... Continue Reading →
Aardman Co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Photos: The Magic of Aardman Exhibit Opens in Melbourne

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has opened a cracking new exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the world’s most successful animation studios, ... Continue Reading →
Monster High: Electrified

Axis Group Launches Unified Axis Studios Brand

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group is officially reinventing itself as Axis Studios — a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across ... Continue Reading →
Peter Sallis

Peter Sallis, Voice of Aardman’s ‘Wallace,’ Dies Age 96

British actor Peter Sallis, a prolific performer who provided the voice of Wallace for Aardman Animations’ popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, died in his home at Denville ... Continue Reading →