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 →
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Sony Pictures Animation Shares ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Highlights

How do you make the third movie about a friendly Eastern European vampire and his family entertaining? Put them all on a crazy cruise ship, whose captain is none other than a descendent ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
Roger Ramjet

‘Roger Ramjet’ Creator Fred Crippen Dies Age 90

Fred Crippen, the prolific animator, writer, producer, director and founder of Pantomime Pictures who created the famous 1960s series Roger Ramjet, passed away March 22 at the age of ... Continue Reading →
Oculus Go

GDC 2018: VR on the Go

The longest waiting line at the Game Developers Conference was for the Oculus Go (OGO), the new VR headset which will go on sale for $199 “early” this year. The new set should increase ... Continue Reading →
Rebecca Manley and Simone Giampaolo

Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
The Recall VR Abduction

FIU’s CARTA Arts College Teams with Bridgegate on VR Studio-Lab

Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with innovative Hollywood tech and VR content company Bridgegate Pictures ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

‘Ferdinand,’ ‘Jumanji,’ ‘Last Jedi’ Win at 1st PETA “Oscats” for CG Animals

A new industry recognition with a message has entered the annual awards season, as PETA’s Animals in Film and Television Division has announced the winners of its first-ever Oscats ... Continue Reading →
Sonic the Hedgehog

Paramount’s ‘Sonic’ Speeds to 2019 Release

After a slowdown at Sony, the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action/CG hybrid feature has been slated by Paramount Pictures for a November 15, 2019 release. The project is based on the immensely ... Continue Reading →
Chris Miller & Phil Lord

Phil Lord & Chris Miller Confirmed in First Batch of GLAS 2018 Guests

The GLAS Animation Festival, taking place in Berkeley, CA from March 22-25, has announced its first round of guest presenters which includes acclaimed writing-directing duo Phil Lord ... Continue Reading →