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Animation Collectible Auction Brings in $1.28 million

Cartoon collectibles are hot! Heritage Auctions, one of the top sellers of high-end entertainment collectibles, sold for more than $98,000 an unrestored production cel and master background ... Continue Reading →
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Host Warburton, Presenters Set for Annie Awards

Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st annual Annie Awards Feb. 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Joining him on stage will be a mix of animation luminaries, celebrity presenters and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Celebrates Mickey’s Birthday on Nov. 18

Disney Channel has planned a great way to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on Monday, Nov. 18. The cabler will premiere the first-ever extended episode of the Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey Mouse to Star in New Disney 2D Shorts

Watch out all you young whippersnapper toons. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’s 85-year-old character, Mickey Mouse, is coming back in a new short-form series of 2D cartoons. You can sample ... Continue Reading →
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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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Virginia Davis and the Road to Hollywood

Several years before Mickey Mouse, little Virginia Davis was the first star of the operation that would become the Walt Disney Studios. That’s not news, of course; before her passing ... Continue Reading →
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“Lost” Disney Film Hits Auction Block

The only known copy of Walt Disney’s film Hungry Hobos, thought lost until recently, has been rediscovered in a social history film archive in Herefordshire, U.K. and will be a highlight ... Continue Reading →