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Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today that its teaming up with StudioCanal to launch a new Shaun the Sheep feature for spring of 2015. The stop-motion animated feature (yay…it’s not [...]
Popular CG-animated preschool series Heroes of the City has tapped Baboon Animation to work on the new season of the show. “We’re so charmed by the Heroes characters and their whimsical world,” says Mike de Seve, CEO of Baboon Animation. “We’re thrilled to assemble a team of some of the [...]
Cartoon Network’s acclaimed series The Amazing World of Gumball took home the BAFTA Award for Best Animation on Sunday (Nov. 25). Created by Ben Bocquelet, the hit series is exec produced by Bocquelet, Michael Carrington and Daniel Lennard and has won numerous honors since it first aired in May of [...]
Yes, it’s that time of the year when we begin to feel that gnawing sense of panic, reminding us that the holidays will be with us in less than a couple of months. If you’re looking for a few solid gift ideas for that talented animator or toon fan in [...]
We still are a few weeks away from Thanksgiving but the onslaught of holiday specials and movie releases on DVD and Blu-ray is already in full swing. This week, for example, animation fans can get their hands on Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, SpongeBob SquarePants: It’s a SpongeBob Christmas and Regular Show: [...]
The British Academy of Film & Television has announced its 2012 Children’s Awards nominees, which aim to recognize the best in the U.K.’s kids entertainment industry. Animation: The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers, Pesky Productions/POP The Amazing World Of Gumball, Cartoon Network Europe in association with Dandelion Studios, Boulder Media and Studio [...]
Sony has set September 27, 2013 as the release date for its much-anticipated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. This is roughly the same weekend that the studio released its blockbuster hit Hotel Transylvania this year. Directed by Genndy Tartakovksy, the light-hearted spookfest has made over $152.3 million [...]
Sony Pictures Animation has reassembled the all-star, comedy voice cast of the animated hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs for Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers, set for release in 3D on February 7, 2014. The sequel is directed by Cody Cameron (whose story artist credits include Shrek, Madagascar, [...]
With The Pirates! Band of Misfits Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie. We’ve all seen stop-motion family pictures, Hugh Grant comedies and pirate adventures on the big screen before, but nothing has quite prepared us for the spectacular concoction that is [...]
Europe’s top conference on the creation, production and distribution of digital entertainment has announced the lineup for its 17th edition (May 8-11). Among the many world-renowned vfx visionaries at the event this year are Doug Trumbull, who just received an Honorary Oscar for his lifetime achievement and worked as Effects [...]