Steven Spielberg will exec produce a live-action TV series based on the popular...
ComiXology, the leading digital comics platform, has announced a new portal called comiXology Submit that allows independent comics creators to upload their work for distribution on the platform under a profit-sharing agreement. The deal allows comics and graphic novels to be uploaded for free to comiXology. If approved by comiXology, [...]
Pixar’s latest animated short The Blue Umbrella, which debuted this month at the Berlin Festival, will make its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival (March 8-16) in Austin. Directed by Saschka Unseld, the short is slated to play in theaters with Monsters University beginning [...]
Director Robert Rodriguez is getting into animation, announcing he’s formed a new company called Quickdraw Animation and that it is already working on a new feature film version of Heavy Metal. Speaking at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, Rodriguez said Quickdraw will focus on CG-animated features and will have [...]
Rovio Entertainment debuted the brand new Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Space, with a launch announcement from the International Space Station at the angrybirds.com/space website. Angry Birds Space will launch simultaneously on iOS and Android, Mac and PC, animation, merchandise, and book publishing on March 22. The game hits the [...]
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been added to the roster of panelists at this year’s edition of South by Southwest Film Conference, held in Austin March 9-13. The popular toon meister will be talking about his projects on TV, his foray into music and his live-action/CG feature Ted. The [...]
Mike Please’s The Eagleman Stag won the Best Animated Short prize at the 17th Edition of the Los Angeles Film Festival this past weekend. Voiced by British actor David Cann, the monochrome stop-motion short centers on a man’s obsession with his quickening perception of time and the extreme lengths he [...]