Animatrik Teams with NantStudio for LA Expansion

Vancouver-based performance capture and virtual production solutions provider Animatrik  has signed an agreement with next generation soundstage and virtual production studio NantStudio, ... Continue Reading →

Rovio Takes ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Licensees Under Wing

Rovio Entertainment’s first ever theatrical feature release will fly the coop on May 20, and ahead of the launch the company announces an impressive roster of licensees across multiple ... Continue Reading →

Rovio’s ToonsTV Comes to Apple TV

Rovio Entertainment’s kid-friendly ToonsTV video on demand app — which has so far accrued over 5.6 billion views — is now available worldwide through Apple TV in the ... Continue Reading →
Andras Erkel

Cancer Claims Hungarian Animator Andras Erkel

Animator Andras Erkel, founder of Hungary-based Studio Baestarts, died Dec. 29 from brain cancer. He was 52. Erkel started his animation career in the 1980s, producing a series of claymation ... Continue Reading →

Malaysian Flick ‘Ribbit’ to Premiere at Niagara Fest

Ontario, Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival (NIFF) is taking place June 19-22, showcasing a hand-picked selection of films from around the world. One of the premieres that ... Continue Reading →

Toon Hero Launches HTML5 Social Network

Toon Hero app creators Trigger Happy has launched its own social network at that allows users to quickly publish their creations using HTML5 technology. A user profile ... Continue Reading →

Toon Hero Adds SO SO Happy Characters

Trigger Happy, the creators of the animated storytelling app, Toon Hero, have teamed up Entertainment One’s popular lifestyle brand, SO SO Happy, to offer a lineup of popular ... Continue Reading →

Toon Hero App Offers Animation for All Ages

Auckland, New Zealand-based developer Trigger Happy has launched its first social storytelling app called Toon Hero, which will allow iPad users of all ages to create their own animated ... Continue Reading →

Nathan Love Animates National Geo Promo

Nathan Love director Jim McKenzie has delivered an evocative, nostalgic promo for National Geographic Channel’s The 80s: The Decade That Made Us miniseries. A rousing contrast to ... Continue Reading →

Voting Begins for Webby Animation Awards

You can now cast your votes for your favorite Webby Award nominees. Fans are encouraged to cast their ballots for The Webby Awards’ “People’s Voice Awards” beginning today until ... Continue Reading →