U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The...
The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo — better known as E3 — is back open for business in Los Angeles and Nintendo has kicked off the video game trade show with the announcement of a new console called Wii U. The Wii U’s most striking feature is a new controller that [...]
Shoreline Entertainment and Perfect Circle Productions have partnered to launch Straightline Animation, a division dedicated to the acquisition and production of animated feature films and television. Headed by Dean English, Straightline Animation is designed to combine the market know-how of Shoreline Entertainment with the creator-friendly atmosphere of the division’s team. [...]
The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles, an educational institution for career preparation in the visual and culinary arts, announces its inaugural animation event, the Ollies Animation Festival. The event, which is named after animation legend Ollie Johnson, will showcase work from aspiring filmmakers, industry professionals and animation legends. [...]
Toronto-based Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, is producing the animation for Matt Hatter Chronicles, a high-end 3D television series produced by Platinum Films and Dream Mill. The series is an original production for Nickelodeon U.K. and Teletoon Canada, and has global distribution from Endemol Worldwide. Matt Hatter Chronicles is [...]
Green Lantern is getting animated just ahead of his big-screen live-action debut, with the release on home video of a new animated feature film. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Warner Bros., $19.98 DVD, $24.98 Blu-ray/DVD/digital copy combo pack) is the superhero’s second animated outing as part of the DC Universe line [...]
It’s a well-known fact that one of the beauties of creating an animated series for the web is that you don’t have to worry about the usual bureaucracies and demands of the traditional gatekeepers. That’s why talented Hollywood screenwriter Claire-Dee Lim, who penned the popular family feature Firehouse Dog, decided [...]
The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at USC was dedicated last week at a ceremony attended by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jack Black. The new facility is now open for student use in the School of Cinematic Arts Complex, where it takes up two floors dedicated to [...]
Paramount has picked up the rights to a webcomic called The New Kid that it plans to develop into an animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comic comes from the popular site Penny Arcade, created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, and tells the story of a [...]
The judges for Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party are set! The annual event, which opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for the next great animated series. The winner gets the chance to pitch their idea to the judge/animation executive of [...]
Here’s a new clip from Cars 2. This scene occurs in the Tokyo leg of the World Grand Prix: You can see the rest of the film when it opens in theaters June 24.