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Costumed Toons Glitz Up White House Easter Egg Roll

Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, ... Continue Reading →
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A2E2 Goes Transmedia With ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7'

A Squared Elxsi Entertainment, a joint venture between A Squared Entertainment and Tata Elxsi Ltd., has struck a deal to develop Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 superhero property to multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Pac-Man Gets New Game on Disney XD

The new stereoscopic CG-animated series Pac-Man: The Adventure Begins will air on Disney XD in the fall of 2013. Produced by Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions and 41 Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Universal’s Spider-Man Attraction Gets Animation Upgrade

Universal Orlando Resort is adding major visual enhancements to its Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man attraction. The popular ride will soon feature all-new 4K digital high definition ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive Producers Guild’s Vanguard Award

Iconic comic-book and animation creator Stan Lee will be receiving the Producers Guild’s 2012 Vanguard Award this January. The award is designed to recognized achievements in new ... Continue Reading →
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Academy, MoMA Celebrate Saul Bass

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences together with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will present a special evening celebrating the life and work of acclaimed 20th century ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros.’s Live-Action ‘Akira’ to Roll 2012

Fans of the great anime feature and manga Akira got some good news courtesy of Warner Bros. today. The studio has officially greenlit a $90 million feature based on the classic with ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Recruiters Hum ‘O, Canada’

A look at which studios are looking to hire at the big CG confab. SIGGRAPH may be the preeminent annual meeting of international computer graphics cognoscenti, but they typically need ... Continue Reading →
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Studios Tease ‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ Movies

Comic-Con started with comic books, and now that movies have gotten in on the act it is no surprise that the show features sneak peeks at comic-book movies. Up first is a teaser trailer ... Continue Reading →