The Jungle Book

DQ Taps ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Agents Across the Americas

International kids’ animation producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for its popular property The Jungle Book, which will now be represented ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Cobb

Melissa Cobb Named VP of Netflix Kids & Family

DreamWorks veteran Melissa Cobb has been tapped by Netflix to serve as its new Vice President, Kids & Family, overseeing the creation and acquisition of series and films for its ... Continue Reading →
Monster Island

Anima’s ‘Monster Island’ Scares Up New Eyeballs

Vision Films is releasing Anima Estudio’s animated feature Monster Island today on DVD and VOD. Anima is best known for producing animated titles such as Top Cat, Wicked Flying Monkeys, ... Continue Reading →
War for the Planet of the Apes

2017 AEAF Awards Winners Announced in Sydney

The 2017 Animation Effects Awards Festival (AEAF) was held August 16 in Sydney, Australia, with a full day of top visual effects and animation industry speakers — hailing from ... Continue Reading →
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

MPC Celebrates Tech & Artistry at SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2017 is nearly upon us, and pretty much all the big players in CG imaging will be there to show off the latest stunning achievements under their belts. One of these is MPC ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: D23 Expo Edition!

As has become a proud annual tradition, Disney (and its assorted studio brands) spent the weekend laying down a veritable carpet of official announcements during the D23 Expo. Here ... Continue Reading →
Floyd Norman

Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Keynote SIGGRAPH ’17

World-leading computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH 2017 announces that Floyd Norman, the tenacious and trailblazing artist who bears the distinction of being the first African-American ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Crow

SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
The Orville

FOX Sets Fall Toon Premieres, Welcomes MacFarlane’s ‘Orville’

FOX TV has set the fall premiere dates for the 2017-2018 season, featuring the return of popular primetime animated comedies Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as ... Continue Reading →
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

First Look at ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of Turtles’ Set for Cannes

Visitors to the Cannes film festival and market this month will have an opportunity to view the first animated sequences produced for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles — ... Continue Reading →