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Nick Launches New Animated Shorts Program

Think you can come up with the next SpongeBob? Then check out Nickelodeon’s new Animated Shorts Program. The cable studio is looking for new creator talent and has kicked off the ... Continue Reading →
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NW Animation Fest: Final Call for Entries

Here’s a little sunshine to brighten the protracted Pacific North Western winter! (The first day of spring was Tuesday? Very funny.) The Northwest Animation Festival is wrapping up ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Kicks Off New Animated Shorts Program

Nickelodeon is kicking off a new animated shorts program designed to develop comedy-driven content. The initiative which was announced today by Brown Johnson, animation president for ... Continue Reading →
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BAAs Seek Favorite Brit Toon of All Time

The British Animation Awards (or BAAs) today launched its final call for entries for the U.K.’s top toon production awards and announced the search for the Favourite Ever British ... Continue Reading →
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Google Celebrates Gumby Creator’s 90th Birthday

Google honored the 90th birthday of Gumby creator Art Clokey today (Wednesday, Oct. 12)  with an interactive stop-motion homepage doodle featuring well-known characters from the popular ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Aardman Presents ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘The Pirates!’

Besides roaming the San Diego convention hall and gaping at the spandex-wearing masses, Comic-Con attendees get the chance to get an early peek at some of the most anticipated animated ... Continue Reading →
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Cast, Composer Added to Laika and Focus’ ‘ParaNorman’

ParaNorman, the next 3D stop-motion animated feature from Laika and Focus Features, has added composer Jon Brion to its ranks, as well as cast members Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion ‘Community’ Special Airs Thursday

Fans of classic holiday-themed stop-motion animation have a real treat in store for them when they tune in to NBC’s popular sitcom Community this Thursday (December 9). In this homage ... Continue Reading →