World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →

Jamie Foxx Voicing Lead in ‘Groove Tails’

Oscar winning actor and Grammy winning performer Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) has signed on to voice the lead role of “Biggz” in a new CG-animated family film titled ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →
Nancy Bernstein

Nancy Bernstein Dies Age 55

Nancy Bernstein, an executive at DreamWorks Animation for 10 years who served as Head of Production, died on Friday, succumbing to cancer at age 55. “We are heartbroken by the ... Continue Reading →
Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Presents ‘Making of Kung Fu Panda 3’

The organizers of VIEW Conference 2015, set for Turin, Italy Oct. 19-23 (, have announced that the 16th edition will feature a presentation on The Making of Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →

Building a Mashup

DreamWorks mixes vehicles and dinosaurs for Dinotrux, the first original series under its Netflix deal. Mashing up dinosaurs and trucks ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see for complete ... Continue Reading →

DWA Chief Global Brand Officer Steps Down

Michael Francis, chief global brand officer for DreamWorks Animation, is resigning from his full-time position in December and transitioning into a consulting role. When the shift takes ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →