Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks...
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following a record number of 1,789 film submissions received and a 37 percent increase in audience figures in 2011. “The festival is [...]
French graphic artist Pascal Witaszek has caused a bit of a stir by creating a poster for a nonexistent biopic of Walt Disney that a lot of people wish was really happening. Here it is: What do you think, Animag readers? Is this a good idea? Is Ryan Gosling?
Classic Media has completed deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess With Jess, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Voltron: Defender of the Universe — with terrestrial broadcasters, pay-TV outlets, home [...]
IndyCar, the sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has announced a movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks Animation for its upcoming animated feature film Turbo. Turbo is described as being the story of an ordinary garden snail who gains extraordinary speed through a [...]
Disney-Pixar is taking its next feature film “home” for a special premiere. Brave, the next 3D animated feature from the Emeryville-based powerhouse, is slated to have its European premiere June 30 as the closing film of the Edinburgh Film Festival. Set in medieval Scotland, Brave follows the adventures of the princess [...]
Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy series, returns with its fourth season on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. In the highly anticipated fourth season, familiar characters return and a new flame heats things up for Finn. Also, Jake and Finn venture into the Nightosphere, Lumpy Space Princess [...]
The Digital Domain Institute, an animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group and the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, opened its doors to its inaugural class of students today in West Palm Beach. The institute, a public-private collaboration, seeks to blend creative and [...]
Online kids channel Toon Goggles (www.toongoggles.com) has released a free iPhone and iPod app now available in the Apple App Store. The app gives viewers access to a fun and engaging experience at the free COPPA-compliant online kids’ channel and its rich library of more than 500 hours of kid-friendly [...]
Donald D. Markstein, a longtime fan and activist for comics and animation and creator of the Toonopedia website, has died due to respiratory failure at age 65. According to his biography at the Toonpedia website, Markstein fell in love with cartoons and comics at an early age. He accumulated tens [...]
The world’s most famous boy reporter and the return of the light-footed penguins headline a strong week for animated home video releases. Steven Spielberg directs and Peter Jackson produces The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD combo pack), which [...]