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.
Warner Bros.’ entertainment company, DC Entertainment—home to iconic comic brands DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD—revealed a new brand identity.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art announces a special MoCCA THURSDAYS event: A celebration and signing of THE STAN LEE UNIVERSE, Danny Fingeroth and Roy Thomas's new book about the co-creator of Spider-Man, The X-Men, Iron Man, and so many other iconic characters.
The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Keith Knight, creator of "The Knight Life," and Stephan Pastis, creator of "Pearls Before Swine," for a discussion of their comics and careers in celebration of CAM’s latest exhibition, "Black and White and Read All Over: Comics of the New Millennium."
Jeff Kinney, the author of the wildly popular DIARY OF A WIMPY KID illustrated book series, has filed suit against Antarctic Press, the publishers of DIARY OF A ZOMBIE KID, reports the Boston Herald.
Stan Lee and his POW! Ent. have teamed with Liquid Comics to create a new Indian superhero called Chakra – The Invincible, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
CTNX is for the young and hungry, boasting a crowd of current students and the recently graduated, who are looking at an angle into their beloved, but notoriously tough, contemporary animation industry. There’s no doubt the event will keep on drawing in professionals, studios, and students, but it remains to be seen whether it can live up to high expectations. Seeing young talent engage with their idols, and feeling their way into a field they are clearly passionate about, is where CTN truly shines.
Noted animation producer / director / technologist / multimedia guru / man of international mystery Christopher Panzner has launched a brand new bi-yearly digital magazine, LHOOQ (pronounced “Look”), a pluridisciplinary (pronounced “double-you tee eff”) look at mindstyle, lifestyle, arts, literature, anything, everything. The first issue includes a great piece spotlighting three well-known Canadian (pronounced “Kun-ay-dee-yan”) animation-type folks, none other than Mike Fallows, Chris Robinson and L. Elliot Taylor.