Dentsu, DreamWorks Bringing Medicom’s [email protected] to Screens

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu and NBCUniversal’s DreamWorks Animation Television have inked an agreement to produce and develop a new animated television project inspired ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Happy Holidays!

Making Christmas: The Animated History of Rankin-Bass Productions Take a stop-motion sleigh ride through TV history in this look back at the 19 Christmas specials produced by the company, ... Continue Reading →
Oscar Isaac

MGM Sets ‘Addams Family’ for 2019; Oscar Isaac in Talks for Gomez

MGM has announced that its animated The Addams Family feature film will be released on October 11, 2019 — just in time for Halloween! Based on the classic cartoons by Charles ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Tippett, Aardman’s Sproxton Set for FMX 2018, Trailer Revealed

Organizers have announced that “Creating Worlds” will be the theme of FMX 2018 – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media (April 24-27, Stuttgart). ... Continue Reading →
Rick and Morty Calendar

The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →
Rian Johnson

‘Last Jedi’ Helmer Rian Johnson to Create New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Disney-Lucasfilm have revealed that Rian Johnson, writer and director of the soon to be released Star Wars: The Last Jedi (out Dec. 15) has been charged with creating a brand-new trilogy ... Continue Reading →
Georges Méliès Award

VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →