Disney announces that it will be handling North American theatrical distribution of the newest film from Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
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Warner Bros. is developing an animated Scooby-Doo feature film, returning to the franchise that produced a pair of live-action/animated hybrid films a decade ago.
Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures announces the production of its first animated feature, The Quest, an absurdist look at outer space meant for all ages and featuring the voice of Monty Python alum John Cleese.
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival announces its 2013 lineup, including 12 animated shorts.
London design/animation studio We Are Formation turns to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake, a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against NBA star Blake Griffin.
OIAF welcomes award-winning animators for special screenings of their work, including Adam Elliot, Chris Sullivan, and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Hornet director Mikey Please completes a new animated short, The Jolly Dot, made in collaboration with Dan Ojari, the lead animator on Please’s award-winning Marilyn Myller.
Principal photography has begun on Disney’s mystery adventure Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.
Atlas Entertainment, producer of the original theatrical film, will produce the series with Universal Cable Productions; production scheduled to begin in November.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces its call for entries for the 41st Annual Annie Awards, to begin Tuesday, September 3.
Autodesk reports financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013, sharing plans for a restructuring related to executing on the company's strategy including its continuing shift to cloud and mobile computing.
Athena Studios obtains feature film rights to “Auntie Claus,” the award-winning children’s book by Elise Primavera.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni presents its new 3D stereoscopic CG animated feature, Pet Pals in Windland, at the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Animated ‘toons continue to make box office headlines around the world, led by Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which crossed the $800 million mark at the global box office this past weekend.
Tricon Films & Television acquires new animated series Wildernuts as it launches Tricon Kids & Family Division at Mipcom Junior.
Walt Disney Animation releases new imagery from its forthcoming Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!, directed by Lauren MacMullan.
Syfy unveils additional casting for upcoming drama pilot, High Moon, executive produced by Bryan Fuller.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn to deliver closing keynote session at the 2013 VIEW Conference, running October 15-18.
The Jim Henson Company has launched online channel Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids, with a total of 10 Henson series, including Fraggle Rock, are now available via ad-free Hulu Plus in the US.
Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation returns to San Diego to celebrate its 20th anniversary; the festival kicks off Saturday, August 24 with a one-night-only opportunity to meet & greet Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.
Ben Affleck revealed as Batman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ new super hero feature film, now slated to open July 17, 2015; The Oscar-winning star joins Henry Cavill in the first ever onscreen match-up of DC Comics’ most iconic characters.