Armor del Amor

HouseSpecial’s Armadillo Love Story Makes a Date with Portland Airport

Portland, Oregon-based animation studio HouseSpecial and director Kirk Kelley have launched a new short about the love life of one of America’s odder creatures, Armor del Amor. The ... Continue Reading →
P. Jayakumarar

Toonz Teams with Yellow Entertainment for Preschool Projects

India-base Toonz Media Group and Australia-based Yellow Entertainment announced a co-development and co-production partnership and distribution deal for multiple animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Mikey Day on ‘SuperMansion,’ Pixar Imagines ‘Incredibles’ Toy Comms, Stoopid Buddy’s ‘Blark & Son’ and More!

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Verison Media Debut IG Puppet Comedy Live-action puppet comedy Blark & Son will premiere on Verizon’s Tumblr and go90 platforms on June 4 with a new ... Continue Reading →
Golden Trailer Awards

19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

‘Peter Rabbit’ Is Sony’s Biggest Non-Bond U.K. Hit

Sony’s Peter Rabbit is hopping way ahead of all its competition in the U.K. The charming CG/live-action hybrid hit the big £38,475,923 (about $54 million) mark on Friday, taking ... 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 →
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 →