The annual Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic (“funny animal”) literature and art of the year, is now open for voting for works produced during the calendar year 2011.
Ireland-based animation and TV production company Telegael has partnered with SupperTime Entertainment to produce the new animated kids series "Impossimals," based on the colorful, striped characters created by UK-based artist Peter Smith and his wife Jayne.
How do you tackle one of the most seminal works in science fiction history? The Oscar-winning director describes how he grappled with the challenges of bringing Edgar Rice Burroughs’ epic tale to the big screen.
Telegael and SupperTime Entertainment are joining forces to co-develp the popular children’ characters of Impossimal for an animated pre-school TV show.
Sheldon Moldoff, who drew some of the most recognizable superheroes of comic books’ golden age without receiving recognition in his own right until decades later, died on February 29 near his home in Lauderhill, FL.
Classic Media, owner of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced they have acquired the rights to Noddy.
Warner Bros. has secured the rights to Bolivar, an upcoming graphic novel from publisher Archaia Entertainment, with Irish filmmaker Kealan O’Rourke attached to write and direct the project.
Fred Patten discusses Studio Ghibli's lush new book detailing the production art of their latest feature film.
London post facility Rushes provided VFX and the main title sequence for the BBC4’s “Dirk Gently” comedy series, based on the books by Douglas Adams.
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
Walden Media, the company behind the "Chronicles of Narnia" franchise adaptation, is moving ahead on development of "Rex Libris."
Salma Hayek has teamed up with the Doha Film Institute and Participant Media to adapt Khalil Gibran’s classic novel The Prophet into an animated feature.
If you enjoyed the movie, you will absolutely love this “making of” book. It answers questions that you didn’t know you had, and you'll want to see the movie again with a more knowledgeable eye.
Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment are teaming up to present "DC Nation", a full hour of exclusive kids’ television programming and shorts based on DC Comics characters.
Director Gore Verbinski and ILM give us a hefty volume crammed with full-color behind-the-scenes photos, production art and final renders.
Candy Monteiro, co-founder of the Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency, died of congestive heart failure Saturday, January 28, in Woodland Hills, California.
The Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore will host a special event in celebration of the anniversary of Edward Gorey’s birth on February 22.
This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe.
There are coffee-table "The Art of …" and "The Making of …" books on just about every new American animated feature. Books about older movies are rarer. Here is one on a 1967 "classic": the stop-motion Mad Monster Party.
Days after settling a lawsuit regarding the long-gestating remake of The Crow, Relativity has closed a deal with F. Javier Gutierrez to direct the comic book adaptation. Jesse Wigutow has been signed to write the script.
There are many impressive aspects of and qualities I now associate with Japanese people, their ways of lives and their culture with. However, what sets them apart in minds of those who have had a limited exposure to, or those who have never been there, are Anime and Manga, and to a lesser extent a mysterious Geisha.
Learning to create animation on your own is very doable. This post, one of a series focusing on the tools of the trade, looks at the basics of creating a sound track for your film.