Apple Names ‘Disney Animated’ iPad App of 2013

The folks at Disney Interactive have something to crow about today as Apple has selected Disney Animated as its Best iPad App of 2013. Disney nabbed the honor for the first time ever ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: The Foundry Announces Collabs, Developments

Amid all the buzz-worthy happenings at the SIGGRAPH confab in Anaheim, software developer The Foundry has a number of exciting announcements for animators and visual effects artists. ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’ Gets Interactive

French indie Cyber Group Studios has announced the simultaneous release of new interactive projects starring the cuddly striped zebra hero of its HD CG preschool series, Zou (52 x 11). ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Says SpongeBob App Is Safe!

The SpongeBob SquarePants Diner Dash app doesn’t collect personally identifiable information about its users, says Nickelodeon, and is therefore not in violation of a federal law ... Continue Reading →

Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →

Nextrendz Releases Stylus for ‘Draw Something’ Game

If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Goes Mobile, Adds 2 Series

FUNimation is going mobile and adding the series Sankarea and Shangri-La to its slate. The company announced at Sakuracon in Seattle the release of its first-ever mobile app, created ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Revs Up April 30 Bow for ‘Motorcity’

Motorcity, an animated adventure series created by Chris Prynoski, is slated to premiere April 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. The half-hour series follows a group of hot-rodding rebels, ... Continue Reading →

Jobs Wanted Sorkin to Write a Pixar Pic

In an article in this week’s Newsweek, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing) reveals that the late Steve Jobs wanted him to write a Pixar movie. According ... Continue Reading →

Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Has Died

Steven P. Jobs, chairman and co-founder of Apple Inc. and personal computing pioneer, passed away today, October 5, at age 56. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source ... Continue Reading →