Lou Scheimer

R.I.P. Lou Scheimer (1929-2013)

We are sad to report that TV animation giant Lou Scheimer has passed away at the age of 85. The Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer, was one of the original founders of Filmation ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Kids Offers Free ‘LoliRock’ Rides at MIPCOM

Zodiak Kids is planning a special transportation for the upcoming MIPCOM market in Cannes this week. The studio is offering a special free LoliRock TukTuk Express ride, picking up conference ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’ Ready to Race the Minions

Turbo, DreamWorks’ second animated feature of 2013, offers a high-energy tale about an unlikely hero who dreams of winning the Indianapolis 500 race. Hollywood has always had ... Continue Reading →

First Glimpse at Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Toon fans will no longer have to speculate about the final look of Disney’s upcoming CG feature Frozen based on years-old concept art: the Mouse House has offered its first glimpse ... Continue Reading →

Disney Publicist Denise Greenawalt Dies at 52

We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. ... Continue Reading →

A Face Made for Voice-Over

Few men in the history of animation had as hard a time forging a career as actor Regis Frick. It was not that Frick wasn’t a good actor; in fact, his recitations of Shakespeare were ... Continue Reading →

Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ Shines During Award Season

Minkyu Lee discusses his Annie-winning, Oscar-nominated, Genesis-themed short Adam and Dog. Companionship between humans and animals is an oft-explored concept in the film world, no ... Continue Reading →

Jonathan Groff Joins Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Cast

Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced that its extreme mountain man character Kristoff from the upcoming animated comedy-adventure Frozen will be voiced by Tony Award nominee ... Continue Reading →

Jennifer Lee to Co-Direct Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Jennifer Lee will co-direct Disney’s 2013 animated feature Frozen with Chris Buck, the studio announced today. Billed as Disney’s 53rd full-length animated feature, Frozen is slated ... Continue Reading →

More Details Revealed About Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Disney released more information about its upcoming November 2013 CG-animated feature Frozen today. Directed by Chris Buck (Tarzan, Surf’s Up) and produced by Peter Del Vecho (Winnie ... Continue Reading →