Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

‘Sgt. Stubby’: Tale of a Terrific Terrier

***This story was written for the May 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 280*** Inspirations for animated projects can arrive from the unlikeliest of sources. Just ask writer, director ... Continue Reading →
Eels "Bone Dry." Photo by Cassandra Church.

Animated People: Sofia Astrom, Director, Eels’ “Bone Dry”

The popular California band Eels (led by Mark Oliver Everett) has just released a beautiful stop-motion animated video for their new song “Bone Dry.” The video, which is directed ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
Little Nemo in Slumberland

ON Teams with ‘Moana’ Animation Head on ‘Little Nemo’

ON Animation Studios, the France-based producer of award-winning adaptation The Little Prince, is gearing up to tackle another classic character with its CG-animated feature film project ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay’ Cast, Bay Area Kid Fest Highlights & More

‘Suicide Squad’ Animated Movie Cast Led by Tara Strong, Christian Slater The next Warner Bros. Animation / DC Entertainment direct-to-video movie will feature Strong (reprising ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
The Little Prince

Content Platform Mediawan Eyes Buy of ‘Little Prince’ Studio ON

Indie European audiovisual content platform Mediawan has entered exclusive talks with the shareholders of ON Kids & Family — a respected player in kids’ animation production ... Continue Reading →
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Sony Reveals ‘Spider-Man’ First Look & Teaser

Sony Pictures Animation is drawing us into its web with the heart-pumping new teaser trailer for its all-animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! Revealed by producers Christopher ... Continue Reading →
Mark Osborne

‘Little Prince,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ Win BAFTA Kids Awards

Mark Osborne’s acclaimed feature The Little Prince (Netflix) and Magic Light’s Revolting Rhymes were two of the top animated winners of this year’s British Academy ... Continue Reading →
Wendi McLendon-Covey

McLendon-Covey Toys with Upcoming ‘Playmobil’ Pic

Wendi McLendon-Covey, who stars in the popular sitcom The Goldbergs, has joined the voice cast for Open Road Films’ upcoming Playmobil feature, per Deadline.com. The French-produced ... Continue Reading →