Rob McElhenney

Rooster Teeth Orders Dark Comedy ‘Spikeface’ from Rob McElhenney

Rooster Teeth’s premium SVOD has ordered eight episodes of original animated dark comedy Spikeface from RCG, the production company of Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton ... Continue Reading →
Golden Trailer Awards

19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Vets Christian Irles, Joern Grosshans Join Image Engine

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine has added visual effects supervisors Christian Irles and Joern Grosshans to its Vancouver headquarters roster. The new appointments ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg’s NewTV Video Startup Raises $800 Million

Former DreamWorks Animation leader Jeffrey Katzenberg has secured about  $800 million in financing for his video startup NewTV. Bloomberg reports that the company will use the money ... Continue Reading →
Scott Fellows

‘The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle’: Modern Moose and Squirrel Madness

***This article was written for the June/July 2018 issue of Animation Magazine , No. 281*** Everything old is new again, and “Moose and Squirrel” are back in a big way this year. ... Continue Reading →
Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patrick Stewart & Freddie Highmore Join ‘Dragon Rider’

Timeless Films and Constantin Film announced from Cannes that Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Felicity Jones (Rogue One, The Theory of Everything), Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Continue Reading →
Animation UK

Animation UK, UK Screen Alliance Name Council Reps

Key audiovisual industry policy-making bodies UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK, which united in 2016, have elected new council representatives. The UK Screen Facilities Council election ... Continue Reading →
The Meg

Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Snubs Apu Doc, ‘The Meg’ Trailer’s Got Bite, Animating ‘Moss’ VR & More

’The Simpsons’ to ‘The Problem with Apu’: Drop Dead Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s insightful documentary on the representation of marginalized groups in media The Problem with ... Continue Reading →
GDC 2018

GDC 2018: An Overview of the Show

The Game Developers Conference for 2018 set a record attendance of over 28,000 to fill up the entire Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 20 or more events going on simultaneously ... Continue Reading →
Ready Player One

Trailer: Iron Giant Rises Again in Extended ‘Ready Player One’ Spot

Warner Bros. has released a new, extended trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming immersive-gaming fantasy Ready Player One, showing us more of the OASIS virtual world where pop culture ... Continue Reading →