Carlos Saldanha

Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
Mezo

VRLA 2018 Announces Keynotes & Expo Highlights

Experience next generation immersive technologies and explore “A New Reality” at VRLA, the leading virtual and augmented reality expo, May 4-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. ... Continue Reading →
All Hail King Julien: Exiled

45th Daytime Emmy Award Nominees Announced

Nominations for the Television Academy’s  45th Daytime Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday on CBS show The Talk. While ABC’s long-running soap opera titan General Hospital made ... Continue Reading →
Sofie Hagen

Mixed-Medium ‘Sofie’s Sex Stories’ Among New Comedy Central Short Forms

Comedy Central International is expanding its digital programming slate with six new short form original series greenlit especially for Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and the Comedy Central ... 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 →
Futurama

Happy President’s Day from Animation Magazine

Hey there, readers! The Animation Magazine crew will be out of the office on Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day. There will be no Monday morning newsletter, but ... Continue Reading →
I Like Girls

NFB Offers Animated Valentine Online with ‘I Like Girls’

To mark Valentine’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada is sharing the love with Diane Obomsawin’s award-winning animated film I Like Girls (J’Aime les Filles), now streaming ... Continue Reading →
Dear Angelica

Facebook Updates Quill VR Tool with Animation Enhancements

Facebook has released its biggest update yet to virtual reality illustration software Quill, which features new animation tools that let artists bring their three-dimensional creations ... Continue Reading →
Zero Waste Kids

Superprod Recycles ‘Zero Waste Kids’ into Short-Form Series

French studio Superprod has announced development of a short-form animated series titled Zero Waste Kids, inspired by the bestselling environmental books written by Jérémie Pichon ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →