Spice Girls

Spice Girls Bringing Girl Power to Animation in Superhero Flick

UK pop princesses the Spice Girls will be giving a new meaning to their “girl power!” catch phrase by voicing animated alter egos in a new superhero-themed movie. Variety reports ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Nomad of Nowhere’ Ep. 1, Netflix Doubles Its ‘Oddbods,’ Teen-Lead Animation Ambition in Guyana, & More!

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival 2018 North America’s premiere toon fest is now open to submissions for the categories of Animated Feature, Independent Shorts (Narrative, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: New ‘Deadpool 2’ Trailer, Sonic’s Secret Dance, an Epic Digital Human & More

PSIAF Confirms ‘Kathmandu’; Call for Entries Open The Palm Springs International Animation Festival returns to the desert this August 22-26, and submissions are now open for all ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

‘Sherlock Gnomes’: Not So Elementary, Dear Watson!

***This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Sherlock Holmes is an infinitely complex, challenging and charismatic character. He’s ... Continue Reading →
Kikoriki: Deja Vu

Odin’s Eye Scores International Sales for ‘Kikoriki: Deja Vu’

Australian sales company Odin’s Eye Entertainment and Russian animation house Riki Group announce a slew of new sales for its upcoming feature Kikoriki: Déjà Vu. The time-travelling ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Studio Ghibli Fest Presents ‘Ponyo,’ China ❤️ ‘Molang’, ‘Rick and Morty’ Fans Take Action & More

Marvel’s Avengers Are Getting Their Own TV Channel Disney TV in the UK and Ireland will launch a “pop up channel” dedicated to the superhero squad, with an on-air takeover ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

‘Isle of Dogs’: Apocalypse Bow-Wow!

*** This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Awe-inspiring stop-motion animation? Check! An unusual storyline driving a magical blend ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania 3

Trailer: Drac’s on the Prowl (and So Is Van Helsing!) in ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Sony Pictures Animation has offered an extended look at its hot toon ticket of 2018: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. In the spot, we glimpse a vulnerable side of Drac as he swipes ... Continue Reading →

FILMART: 108 & Aurora Announce ‘Schirkoa’ Feature Based on Award-Winning Short

Singapore-based 108 Media and co-production partner Aurora Media Holdings revealed a varied multi-title slate of films at the Hong Kong FILMART, including an animated feature based ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Daily News Bytes: First Look at ‘Nightflyers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Trailers Finale, SIGGRAPH 2018 & More

Registration Now Open for SIGGRAPH 2018 Don’t miss out on the preeminent interdisciplinary computer graphics conference, coming to Vancouver, BC for its 45th edition August 12-16. ... Continue Reading →