World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Oscar Contenders Panel

2015 proved to be a banner year in the world of animated features, and the Oscar Contenders gathered at the World Animation and VFX Summit to discuss the artistry of creating beloved ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Spotlight on ‘Peanuts’

This fall, Blue Sky Studios, the creators of the Ice Age films, Epic and Robots, will bring Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts strip to 3D animated life with The Peanuts Movie. Tom ... Continue Reading →

4th World Animation and VFX Summit Kicks Off in Marina del Rey

Animation directors, producers, financers, agents, artists, and writers from around the globe will gather Nov. 2 at the Marina del Rey Yacht Club for the World Animation and VFX Summit. Now ... Continue Reading →

FranceTV, Turner Ink U.S. ‘Peanuts’ Shorts Deal

FranceTV Distribution’s post-MIPCOM announcements contain good news for U.S. fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang. The commercial arm of pubcaster France Televisions has finalized ... Continue Reading →

USPS Offers ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ Stamps

In celebration of both the 65th anniversary of Charles Schulz’ classic Peanuts strip (Oct. 2) and to launch October as National Stamp Collecting Month, the U.S. Postal Service will ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →

It’s a New ‘Peanuts’ Trailer, Charlie Brown!

20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have unveiled a brand new trailer for the hotly anticipated The Peanuts Movie, directed by Steve Martino. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and ... Continue Reading →

Iconix Gobbles Up ‘Strawberry Shortcake’

Iconix Brand Group has amped up its kids entertainment presence by reaching an agreement with American Greetings to acquire its decades-old Strawberry Shortcake brand for $105 million. ... Continue Reading →

Fox Family Teases CG ‘Peanuts’

The first teaser trailer and images for Fox Family Entertainment and Blue Sky Studio’s CG animated take on Peanuts have been released, started an early buzz for the scheduled ... Continue Reading →