Animation director Jeff Hale, whose half century of work included the controversial Lenny Bruce short ‘Thank You Mask Man,’ has died.
Animator Sascha Ciezata releases a multimedia graphic novel based on Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ with daily episodes on Instagram.
Los Angeles-based animation studio 6PH leverages Toon Boom’s Harmony Software for the two-minute music video finale, “Rap Battle,” in ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
Oscar winner Chris Landreth is this year’s mentoring director for NFB’s apprenticeship program for emerging animators.
Animated feature to be produced by ‘The LEGO Movie’s Chris McKay and Roy Lee, with input from series creator Pendleton Ward.
Plympton’s latest hand-drawn feature kicks off its New York theatrical run on Friday, April 3, followed by a national roll-out with stops in Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, Denver, Portland and other cities.
Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’
To begin with, what more could any Disney fan ask for – this groundbreaking film has never looked sharper.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-winning ‘Big Hero 6’ and a digital restoration of the classic ‘Watership Down’ both land on store shelves with the rest of this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
2014 brings us another year of great variety in animation style and storytelling, though my pick for Oscar winner and my favorite short are not the same this year.
Gaumont Animation set to finance, produce and distribute all-new 2D animated series based on classic characters Laurel & Hardy.
Indie rock outfit Sleater-Kinney teams up with Fox series ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Bento Box Animation Studios to create the video for ‘A New Wave’ off of their latest LP.
Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.
Amazon greenlights full seasons of five new original series, including animated preschool series from Brown Bag Films, ‘The Stinky & Dirty Show.’
Studio Ghibli’s Oscar-nominated ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ lands on store shelves with this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
An interactive experience “for human beings between 5 and 105 years old,” ‘Way to Go’ is the follow-up to Morisset’s 2014 SXSW winner ‘BLA BLA.’
First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.
Australian animation and visual effects studio completes 550 shots for the 3D/2D/live-action hybrid feature, including building and animating the SpongeBob entourage for their big-screen CG debut.
Anime action film adventure based on smash hit Japanese superhero franchise debuts on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack filled with special bonus features.
Shanghai-based studio, known for its radical reinvention of Batman, Catwoman and Bane in Cartoon Network’s 2012 DC Nation shorts ‘Batman of Shanghai,’ is one year into production on its first feature-length project.