Big Idea Taps New Zealand’s Huhu for VeggieTales Projects

VeggieTales creator Big Idea Entertainment has signed a multimillion dollar, two-year production deal with the New Zealand-based Huhu Studios animation company. The deal calls for ... Continue Reading →

National Press Club Spotlights ‘Phineas & Ferb,’ ‘Fish Hooks’

The National Press Club in Washington, D.C., is opening its doors to animation for the first time with a special panel spotlighting the Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb and Fish ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker’s New Short ‘Luna’ Set to Screen at SIGGRAPH

Rainmaker Entertainment’s just-completed animated short film Luna has been chosen to screen at the Electronic Theater at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival set ... Continue Reading →

‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa’s TAC Open for Pitch THIS! Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event TAC is accepting proposals for its 2011 Pitch THIS! Program, presented by 9 Story Entertainment. This year’s event will ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Puts Production Art Database Online

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made available online a tremendous resource for animation and filmmaking aficionados with its new Production Art Database. The database ... Continue Reading →

Monty Python Members Help Animate Graham Chapman Memoir

Members of Monty Python are reuniting to provide voices for a new 3D animated feature called A Liar’s Autobiography, based on the memoir of former Monty Python member the late ... Continue Reading →

‘Ugly Americans’ Returns June 30 on Comedy Central

Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans returns for a wet, hot summer of zombie-loving good times with affable human social worker Mark Lilly (voiced by Matt Oberg), along with his creature ... Continue Reading →

Videos We Like: Animated ‘Rocketeer’ Homage

One of our favorite comics at Animation Magazine is The Rocketeer, created way back in the early 1980s by Dave Stevens and turned into a live-action feature film by Disney in 1991. The ... Continue Reading →

The Hub Celebrates July 4th with ‘Transformers’ Marathon

With Transformers: Dark of the Moon coming to theaters this Wednesday, The Hub is presenting a blast from the past for the robots in disguise this Independence Day. On July 4, the network ... Continue Reading →