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Hot Weekend for ‘Ted’, ‘Ice Age 4'

Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated talking teddy-bear movie, Ted brought in the big numbers at the U.S. box office this past weekend. The Universal release was the number-one release ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Trailer Debuts

Good Morning America got a first look at the upcoming animated adventure Epic from Fox and Blue Sky Studios—based on William Joyce’s kids book The Leaf Men, and formerly titled ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ to Unspool at Giffoni

European audiences can’t get enough of Scrat and his buddies. Fox’s fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise has been selected to premiere at the Italian Giffoni Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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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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Jonathan Davis to Oversee Animation at Fox

Jonathan Davis is the new exec VP of comedy development and animation at 20th Century Fox. Davis, who previously managed comedy development, will now oversee animation as well. Jennifer ... Continue Reading →
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Beyonce, Farrell, ‘Idol’s’ Tyler Lead Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Voice Cast

A voice cast including Beyonce Knowles, Steven Tyler and Colin Farrell has been set for Epic, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox and Blue Sky Studios. Directed by Chris Wedge, ... Continue Reading →
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Maggie Simpson to Star in 3-D Animated Short

The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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Ice Age 4-D Debuts at San Diego Zoo

Months before its July 13 release, the critters of Fox/Blue Sky’s highly anticipated 3-D adventure Ice Age: Continental Drift have arrived in an all new immersive 4-D Experience attraction, ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Festival Spotlights Women in Animation

This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women ... Continue Reading →