Beatles legend Ringo Starr performs an original song, “I Wish I Was a Powerpuff Girl,” for the upcoming “Dance Pantsed” special in which he guest stars as Fibonacci Sequins, Townsville’s most famous flamboyant mathematician.
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Organizers for SIGGRAPH’s 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques issue a call for submissions.
The Directors Guild of America announces the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2013.
Larry D. Mann, the voice of Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas favorite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has died at the age of 91.
Psyop teams with creative agency BFG on a combat-soaked trailer for Supercell’s game of strategic chaos, Clash of Clans.
Walt Disney Studios teams up with fashion designer Christian Siriano to create a costume for The Pirate Fairy’s Zarina.
The comic book legend talks about his upcoming animated movie, Stan Lee's Mighty 7, set to debut on The Hub network on February 1.
Belgium’s Grid Animation acquires the option to create the feature film version of Michel Gagné's graphic novel, “The Saga of Rex.”
The Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat celebrates twenty years of exploring the opportunities and complexities facing an industry in transition and investigating new solutions and technologies, February 17-21, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells near Palm Springs, CA.
Kicking off on Thursday, January 9, the American Cinematheque in Hollywood presents a month-long adult animation series that runs through Saturday, January 25.
In the Night Garden, the preschool TV brand acquired in September by Canada’s DHX Media, is set to have a place at the new CBeebies Land attraction at UK-based Alton Towers Resort.
Thomas Newman is honored with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing for Saving Mr. Banks at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The Beijing-based executive, whose firm bought Digital Domain in 2012, was felled by a sudden heart attack.
DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu to launch an educational tablet for kids called the DreamTab.
Disney's Frozen continues its ride at the box office on the first weekend of 2014, topping the chart in North America with $20.7 million and skating past the $600 million mark worldwide.
Marvel takes over the publishing of new Star Wars comic books, with Dark Horse Comics losing the licensing deal it’s had for over 20 years.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continues to light up audiences, reaching the $400 million mark at the domestic box office on Friday.
In anticipation of the January 17 release of 3D animated feature The Nut Job, licensee Cupcake Digital launches a film-based app.
Following a brief hiatus in 2013, the 17th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay takes place in Venice April 10-12, 2014.
With awards season in full swing, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up five top animators from this year’s contenders -- Chris Buck, Dan Scanlon, Chris Wedge, Kristine Belson and Chris Meledandri -- for a roundtable discussion on the business of animation.