Piggy

Pinkava and Oftedal Reveal Secrets of VR ‘Piggy’

Show biz folks know that comedy is hard, and timing is everything. But when you try to make people laugh in the world of virtual reality, everything is a million times more difficult. ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy to Spotlight 11 Animated VR Projects

Eleven state-of-the-art animated VR projects will make their debut at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival. The 42nd edition of the festival runs June 11-16 in Annecy, ... Continue Reading →
Bird Karma

‘Weekends’, ‘Icebergs’, ‘Bird Karma’ Win Golden Gate Awards at SFFILM

After 14 days of films, conversations and celebrity guests, the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival wrapped up another successful edition in the City by the Bay. This year, ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
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Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key to Star in Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell and Wild’

Great news for fans of lovingly crafted stop-motion animation and incredible comedy talent: Jordan Peele is reuniting with his former collaborator and real-life friend Keegan-Michael ... Continue Reading →
Teen Titans Go!

WonderCon: WBTV Brings ‘Teen Titans Go!,’ ‘Unikitty!’ and Live-Action Faves

Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation will be bringing a colorful array of heroes and antiheroes from animated and live-action hit series to WonderCon in Anaheim (March ... Continue Reading →
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New York Children’s Fest Scheds ‘Lu,’ ‘White Fang,’ First “VR JR”

The New York International Children’s Film Festival — taking over the Big Apple Feb. 24 through March 18 — has announced its 2018 Special Screenings and its first-ever ... Continue Reading →
Wolves in the Walls

Gaiman-Inspired ‘Wolves in the Wall VR’ to Premiere at Sundance

A virtual adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s children’s book Wolves in the Walls, developed by former members of the defunct Oculus Story Studio, is still alive and kicking ... Continue Reading →
Len Wein

Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Spooky Edition

Happy Halloween, boils and ghouls! Here’s a few tricks ‘n’ treats that have dropped into our candy buckets — er, email inboxes. Sweepstakes: DC Collectibles ... Continue Reading →