Nightmare in the Morning

Disney XD Slates First Student Short Premiere from Animag Rising Star Yonatan Tal

This Saturday, March 24, Disney XD will premiere music-driven short Nightmare in the Morning from Yonatan Tal during his third year at CalArts in the Character Animation program. Airing ... Continue Reading →
Bud Luckey

Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83

William “Bud” Luckey, a multitalented artist and performer who touched many facets of animation, has died at age 83. Among his many credits, Luckey earned an Annie Award ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Backs $15K CalArts Scholarship

Turner’s Cartoon Network, which turned 25 last year, is reiterating its commitment to supporting the next generation of innovative animators by working with the California Institute ... Continue Reading →
Glen Keane's Ariel

Walt Disney Family Museum Premieres Glen Keane Exhibition

Starting March 8th of 2018, The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco will be dedicating an exhibition to famed Disney character animator Glen Keane. While most Animation Magazine ... Continue Reading →
X Atencio - Photo by Annie Wells (Getty Images)

Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: IDW Uncovers ‘Powerpuff’ Comics, ‘Lupin III’ Tix on Sale, ‘Aladdin’ Casting & More!

IDW Publishing Reveals ‘Powerpuff Girls: The Bureau of Bad’ #1 Covers In the upcoming three-part story from show and comics writers Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman, the ... Continue Reading →

Toon Veterans Offer Career Tips During Animag’s Comic-Con Panel

Write and draw every day. Work well with your peers. Get used to getting lots and lots of criticism, and put your work out there for everyone to see. These were only some of the helpful ... Continue Reading →
Tom Sito

Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Looks to the Future with Academic Partnerships

Women in Animation has announced a first round of academic partnerships to encourage the next generation of animation professionals to engage with its network of support. New York’s ... Continue Reading →
Leo Matsuda

‘Inner Workings’ Creator Leo Matsuda Signs to WME, Gotham Group

Annie Award-nominated animation artist and writer-director of the Disney theatrical short Inner Workings (released with Moana), Leo Matsuda, has signed on with WME and Gotham Group ... Continue Reading →