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Pixar’s ‘Blue Umbrella’ to Debut at SXSW

Pixar’s latest animated short The Blue Umbrella, which debuted this month at the Berlin Festival, will make its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and ... Continue Reading →
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Facebook and Pixar Animator to Reboot Emoticons

Facebook is teaming up with Pixar animator Matt Jones to come up with a new approach to online emoticons. Jones, who has also worked as storyboard artist on the Wallace and Gromit shorts. ... Continue Reading →
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Bullock, Brooks & Neeson Sign to Toon Projects

It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock ... Continue Reading →
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Yup, It’s Time for a New ‘Monsters U.’ Trailer!

There are at least 14 new animated features heading our way in 2013, but Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has already generated a lot of pre-release buzz among toon fans. This week, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Life of Pi’ & ‘Brave’ Top VES Winners

The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Takes the Top Prize at the Annies

Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Wins Producers Guild Award

Ralph is finally a winner. Disney’s popular animated feature Wreck-It Ralph, about an 8-bit videogame baddie who wants to change his life, was the winner of the Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →
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GRspace Showcases ‘Ladies of Animation’

Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney and founder of GRworks, will present the latest installment in her ongoing series of shows centered on the art of animation with ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS’ ‘The Rabbi’s Cat’ Rolls Out in the U.S.

Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Infinity Opens Doors to New Game Platform

Disney Interactive has unveiled a new ambitious gaming initiative titled Disney Infinity. This platform, which will kick off in June, will allow players to create stories and enjoy ... Continue Reading →