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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Dash

DreamWorks’ delightful zoo buddies find some new European pals in the third chapter of the Madagascar trilogy. After the huge box office success of their first two movies, everybody ... Continue Reading →
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Tapping in to The Grid

Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: ... Continue Reading →
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Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →
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Darnell, Rydstrom to Speak at Italy’s VIEW Conference

Italy’s top CG animation and vfx technology conference VIEW has announced some of the key speakers for its 2012 Edition, which takes place Oct. 16-19 in the beautiful city of Turin. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes a Splash in Cannes

As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Beats ‘Avatar’s’ Two-Week Record

Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro to Co-Direct Henson’s ‘Pinocchio’

After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Appoints Mary Sandell as Head of Production

Mary Sandell is Portland-based animation house LAIKA’s new head of production, says The Hollywood Reporter. The animation veteran was a producer on the stop-motion studio’s Coraline ... Continue Reading →
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2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Are Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards. The nominations were announced ... Continue Reading →