Animation Block Party Presents GIFoween

Animation Block Party is preparing a special one-night event to celebrate the spookiest of mini-animations with GIFoween. Sponsored by GIPHY, the spine-tingling loops will be on display ... Continue Reading →

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Alan Moore Is Retiring from the Comics World At a press conference for his upcoming novel Jerusalem, the legendary penman behind Watchmen and V for Vendetta announced he has “about ... Continue Reading →

National Amusements Roasts Viacom Management

National Amusements — owned by Sumner Redstone and holder of 80 percent control over Viacom’s voting stock — has released a statement veritably raking Viacom’s senior ... Continue Reading →

Okanagan Animation Fest Debuts in 2017

The inaugural Okanagan International Festival of Animation (OkIFA) will present five days of animation and digital media screenings, market and conference sessions next year from October ... Continue Reading →

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Daria, Beavis & Butt-Head Returning to TV as VH1 Classic Becomes MTV Classic Still want your MTV? You just have to hold out until August 1 when the channel rebrands and replays ... Continue Reading →

Gunpowder & Sky Animates Music Lore for ‘Drawn & Recorded’

Newly formed Los Angeles studio Gunpowder & Sky has partnered with Oscar- and Grammy-winning producer T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart), acclaimed animator Drew Christie (New York Times ... Continue Reading →

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Could The Jungle Book Become the First “Live-Action” Film to Win the Oscar for Animation? Washington Post‘s Michael Cavna walks readers along the ever-thinning line ... Continue Reading →
Spencer Cook

Animation Supe Spencer Cook Joins Framestore

VFX house Framestore announces that animation veteran Spencer Cook has joined the studio as Animation Supervisor on Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’ Animator Jane Aaron Dies at 67

Animator and children’s book artist Jane Aaron, who is best known for creating dozens of animated shorts for Sesame Street, died June 27 from cancer in New York City. She was ... Continue Reading →

Titmouse Reanimates MTV with ‘Fancy Bastards’ Pilot

MTV — once the home of subversive animated classics like Beavis and Butthead, Liquid Television, Daria, Celebrity Deathmatch and Aeon Flux — is considering getting back ... Continue Reading →