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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Toasts First Animation & Game Grads

The small city of Lancaster, PA — known for its Amish heritage — is celebrating a high-tech milestone as the first graduating class of animators and game designers in the ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy: Disney’s Kira Lehtomaki & Josie Trinidad Preview ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

Disney Animation will offer an exclusive preview of upcoming feature Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Picks Up Film Pair from Leo Matsuda

Accomplished Disney animator Leo Matsuda, who wrote and directed the Head vs. Heart themed short Inner Workings which screened ahead of Moana in 2016, has sold two feature film projects ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
Lucas the Spider

‘Lucas the Spider’ Snares Fresh TV in Its Adorable Web

Fresh TV Inc. (creator of the Total Drama franchise) has joined forces with animator Joshua Slice and snagged exclusive rights to “web” phenomenon Lucas the Spider. The company ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Forces of Destiny

Pics: 8 New ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny’ Adventures Debut Monday

On Monday, March 19, Star Wars Forces of Destiny returns with eight all-new animated adventures, launching at 10 a.m. PT on Disney’s YouTube channel. A can’t-miss TV special will ... 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 →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Trailer: ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ Makes an Explosive Web Debut

A colorful new spot for Walt Disney Animation’s highly anticipated sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 introduces the arcade game baddy and his pintsize sidekick to ... Continue Reading →
Muppet Babies

Jenny Slate Pulls Up Her Stockings to Voice ‘Muppet Babies’ Nanny

Actor-comedian Jenny Slate has been announced as the voice of iconic cartoon caretaker Miss Nanny in Disney Junior’s CG reimagining of Muppet Babies, premiering in March on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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‘Coco’ Wins Pixar’s 8th Golden Globe for Animation

Pixar Animation Studios’ magical, music-filled ode to Mexican traditions Coco was announced as the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Animated at Sunday ... Continue Reading →