‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival ( will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →

Animated Google Doodle Honors Maurice Sendak

To mark the 85th birthday of celebrated American illustrator and author Maurice Sendak, Google has created a lovely animated Doodle, which debuts on June 10. Best known for penning ... Continue Reading →

Karen O Contributes Songs to Disney’s ‘Frankenweenie’

Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will showcase a lineup of hip music by the likes of Karen O, the lead singer of the rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Karen O told ... Continue Reading →

Beloved Children’s Book Artist Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

One of the most influential and beloved children’s artists of the 20th century, Maurice Sendak, died on Tuesday at the age of 83 from complications from a recent stroke. Sendak’s ... Continue Reading →