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Big Bad Boo Expands UNICEF Partnership

Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios is extending its partnership with UNICEF in order to reach more refugee children, in more countries, with additional content. The initial program ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Black Ink Update 0.300 Bleank’s digital drawing app is the first to introduce brush shading, offering artists high levels of customization. New features include Brush Preview, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Kubo’ Top VES Honors

It was a good night for The Jungle Book and Game of Thrones, with each winning five categories at the 15th annual VES Awards held Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Jungle Book ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Psychonauts 2′ Quarry Art Test and Publisher Announcement Double Fine Prod. celebrates its newly announced partnership with publisher Starbreeze Studios for the ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Annie Awards: ‘Zootopia’ Sweeps Top Honors

The 44th Annie Awards were held Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall, toasting the best in animation with a gala ceremony complete with Red Carpet arrivals and presenters with ... Continue Reading →
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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Networks to Feature Black History Month Interstitials Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will present a series of “Be Inspired” interstitials hosted by live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Animator & Filmmaker Hal Geer Dies Age 100

Hal Geer, a producer, director, writer and editor for animation known for his work on the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes franchise, died January 26 in Simi Valley, California. He was 100 ... Continue Reading →
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Wage-Fixing Suit Draws to Close with $100M Disney Settlement

The end is in sight for the class-action lawsuit that shook up the animation industry. Holdout defendants Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm (all under The Walt Disney Company umbrella) have ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana,’ ‘Zootopia’ to Receive Made in Hollywood Honors

The 6th Annual Made in Hollywood Honors will be bestowed on live-action awards darling La La Land and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia. Sponsored by the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →