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40th Annie Nominations Reveal Cluttered Field

The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV ... Continue Reading →
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And Now, For Something Completely Different…

A Liar’s Autobiography uses various animation techniques to shed light on the outrageous life and career of the late Monty Python player, Graham Chapman. It sounds like a classic ... Continue Reading →
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A Good Time to Watch ‘Adventures in Plymptoons!’

Fans of indie animator Bill Plympton are in for a treat this week as the new documentary Adventures in Plymptoons! becomes available on DVD and VOD. Directed by Alexia Anastasio, this ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated ‘Chico & Rita’ Arrives on Home Video

It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘A Liar’s Autobiography’ Trailer Hits the Web

This fall, Monty Python fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a very unusual, animated feature about the late Python player Graham Chapman in select theaters. Featuring animation ... Continue Reading →
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Graham Chapman Pic Sponsors Animation Contest

In celebration of the new feature film A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, an international online animation competition titled ‘Animate ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yellow Submarine’ Dives onto DVD/Blu-ray

Fans of psychedelic ‘60s animation are in for a treat as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine (1968) is set for a fully restored home video release on DVD and Blu-ray May 28, together ... Continue Reading →
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Monty Python Members Help Animate Graham Chapman Memoir

Members of Monty Python are reuniting to provide voices for a new 3D animated feature called A Liar’s Autobiography, based on the memoir of former Monty Python member the late ... Continue Reading →
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‘Chico & Rita’ to Open Cartoon Movie

Fernando Trueba’s animated feature Chico & Rita is the opening film of the 13th edition of Cartoon Movie, set for March 2-4 in Lyons, France. Trueba’s animation debut ... Continue Reading →
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3D, Adult Animation on Rise at Cartoon Movie

Cartoon Movie has revealed new details of its 2011 edition, set for March 2-4 in Lyon, France, including a lineup of 55 films — 12 of which are made in stereoscopic 3-D. Among the ... Continue Reading →