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Live from the 42nd Annual Annie Awards

The big night is here! Animation Magazine is going live at the 42nd annual Annie Awards, with the winners being announced in 36 categories in a ceremony at Royce Hall on the campus ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Licences Doraemon Tofu

Good news, vegetarians: now you can get your non-animal proteins and your robot cat fix in one place as VIZ Media and SoCal manufacturer House Foods Corporation have joined forces to ... Continue Reading →
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FMX 2015 Looks to the Future

The FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia — set for May 5-8 in Stuttgart this year — will be looking at a broad range of topics related to the future ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teasing ‘Tomorrowland’ Sunday

Among the pricey array of spanking new commercials and trailers set to run this Sunday during Super Bowl XLIX will be a teasing glimpse at Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, which Disney will ... Continue Reading →
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Cake to Distribute ‘Woozle & Pip’

Cake has been named international distributor for preschool property Woozle & Pip. The series was created by Amsterdam-based The Dreamchaser Company and co-produced with KRO NCRV ... Continue Reading →
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Global Screen Picks Up Animated ‘Luis’ Feature

Global Screen has acquired Luis and his Friends from Outer Space, the new 3D animation project coming from the producers of Niko & The Way To The Stars and Ooops! Noah is Gone… ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Appoints Jason Brumbaugh VP Digital

Genius Brands International has appointed former Disney Interactive Media Group producer Jason Bumbaugh to the newly created position of Vice President of Digital. He will report to ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Launching Standalone Sub Service

Nickelodeon plans to follow the example of HBO by launching a direct-to-consumer, standalone subscription service this February. The decision was revealed during a call between parent ... Continue Reading →
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Director and Studio Co-Founder Phil Robinson Dies

Award-winning director Phil Robinson, co-founder and creative director at San Francisco’s Special Agent Productions, has died. Animation Magazine was informed of his passing by producer ... Continue Reading →
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‘World of Tomorrow’ Snags Sundance Grand Jury Prize

The Sundance Film Festival has awarded this year’s Short Film Grand Jury Prize to indie animator Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow. The short made its premiere during the festival’s ... Continue Reading →