Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
June Foray

June Foray Collection Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Nearly a year after her death at age 99, Heritage Auctions will celebrate “The First Lady of Animation” with The June Foray Collection, offered June 16-17 in the Animation Art Auction. ... Continue Reading →
Chatrone

Chatrone to Open Premiere Brazilian Animation Studio in Recife

Founded by showrunner & screenwriter Carina Schulze and producer Aaron Berger (both producers on Golden Globe-nominated, Annie Award-winning 2014 feature Book of Life), Brazil-based ... Continue Reading →
Chicken Run

Aardman Incubating ‘Chicken Run’ Sequel

Nearly two decades after it first flew the coop, Aardman Animations is reportedly working on a sequel to the most successful ever stop-motion feature, Chicken Run (2000), according ... Continue Reading →
John Musker

Disney Director John Musker Retires After Four Decades

Writer and director John Musker, a Disney Animation icon whose neary 40-year career saw him at the helm for major titles from the 1980s renaissance with The Little Mermaid to the innovative ... Continue Reading →
Avatar: The Last Airbender

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Complete Blu-ray Coming Soon

Relive one of Nickelodeon’s most highly acclaimed and influential animated series this summer with the long-awaited Blu-ray release of Avatar – The Last Airbender: The Complete ... Continue Reading →
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero Blu-ray

Still Cool: ‘Batman & Mr. Freeze’ Gets 20th Anniv. Blu-ray, WonderCon Panel

Warner Archive Collection is toasting the 20th anniversary of its Annie Award-winning DC animated movie Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero with a remastered Blu-ray release, available ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation, and Animation Production Day

Stuttgart: William Joyce Set for FMX, APD Dates, AniComs & Trailer #3!

Things are starting to click into place for the annual animation takeover in Stuttgart, Germany formed by the threeway intersection of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation/VFX/games/immersive ... Continue Reading →
Robert Winthrop

Robert Winthrop Named EVP Physical Prod for DreamWorks Animation TV

DreamWorks Animation Television announces that Robert Winthrop will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Physical Production in January 2018, following the retirement of ... Continue Reading →