Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen’s Oscar Selfie is ‘Simpsons’-ized

Oscar hostess Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie tweet from this year’s ceremony set a record and reportedly shut down Twitter momentarily — and now The Simpsons are getting in on ... Continue Reading →

Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ Helps Promote Literacy Day

To celebrate International Literacy Day, the International Reading Association (IRA) and Sony Pictures Animation will host an “Invent Your Future”-themed Twitter chat on ... Continue Reading →

‘Turbo’ App Laps 20 Million Downloads Mark

DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo Racing League app, which puts players in the shells of their own super speedy snail, has been downloaded 20 million times since its launch. The game, ... Continue Reading →

‘Castle in the Sky’ Telecast Causes New Twitter Record

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1986 feature Castle in the Sky is still able to cause a fan frenzy in Japan. On August 2, Twitter users in Japan set a new world record of 143,199 tweets per ... Continue Reading →

DWA Guns it for ‘Turbo’ App with $1m Contest

DreamWorks Animation is redefining a “snail’s pace” by launching a new action-packed app based on its upcoming (July 17) super-speedy mollusk movie, Turbo Racing League. The company ... Continue Reading →

Disney Fine-Tunes Pixel Animation App

Disney Interactive has launched a new app for creating original and Disney-themed pixel art and animation for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The free app, which is called Disney Pixel’d ... Continue Reading →

Six Point Harness Kickstarts ‘Dick Figures’ Movie Campaign

Six Point Harness has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a feature-length Dick Figures movie. The animated Dick Figures series of about 40 shorts has recorded more than 115 million ... Continue Reading →

‘City of Friends’ Launches New Interactive Initiatives

Norway’s CreaCon Group is enhancing its digital presence by launching a new interactive website for its animated preschool series City of Friends. Launching this month, www.cityoffriends.com ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Lee Unkrich Launches New Blog

Oscar-winning Pixar director Lee Unkrich has begun a daily photo blog, providing fans with an inside look at his upcoming project. The Toy Story 3 helmer, who also co-directed Toy Story ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane is Three-Time Roast Master

For the third consecutive time, the man behind modern animated comedy classics Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show will serve as emcee of a Comedy Central Roast and earn ... Continue Reading →