AWN Headline News
Notable former Disney and Warner Bros. “Tiny Toons” animator Lee Hartman dies on Christmas Eve, at age 82.
Multi-year distribution deal provides sports, news and entertainment to Charter customers in and out of the home.
AniMazSpot 2013/14 announces its Call for Entries beginning on January 1, 2013, along with the appointment of Festival Director Jim Keeshen.
Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” remains at number one in its third weekend with $32.9 million, while Quentin Tarantino's “Django Unchained” pulled ahead of “Les Miserables” to take the number two spot at the domestic box office.
Voice Over artist, producer and director MJ Lallo leads a three-hour Intro to Voice Over class on January 22, 2013.
The IFC Center screens the 2009 puppetry film, “Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy,” on January 8 with a Q&A session with actor John Turturro and director Roman Paska.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” surpasses the $500 million benchmark at the worldwide box office, with the film earning $179.7 million domestically.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s “Ted” and Warner’s “The Dark Knight Rises” retain their number one and number two positions on national sales charts.
Animation and software developer Digital Sorcery releases 3D character animation tool TouchAnimator for Android.
Application forms for submitting projects and registering for the seventh Animation Production Day are now available online.
Self-taught filmmaker Joey Shanks teams up with PBS Digital Studios to produce a weekly series that explains how to produce DIY special effects for low-budget productions.
Nexus director Ben Hibon creates an emotional ad campaign, via agency Grey Toronto, for the Salvation Army.
Two months after announcing its plans, The Walt Disney Co. completes its $4.06 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm.
Full Sail University reveals the 2012 Full Sail University Hall of Fame inductees comprised of six graduates recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, media, and the arts.
ThorstenCoo Productions creates a whimsical and vibrant music video for “Giving Me a Chance” from indie pop artist Gotye.
Animator behind popular puppet TV shows “Captain Scarlet,” “Stingray” and “Joe 90” dies in his sleep on Wednesday, December 26.
Celebrated Japanese animation studio announces two films slated for a summer 2013 release: Hayao Miyazaki ‘s “Kaze Tachinu” and Isao Takahata's “Kaguya-hime no Monogatari.”
Oscar-winning writer and creator of HBO’s “The Newsroom” to guest voice an episode of “The Simpsons.”
The deadline for submissions to the Creative Focus platform at the 2013 International Animation Film Market (Mifa) in Annecy, France is January 15, 2013.
Acme Filmworks releases a third set of award-winning animated shorts as part of its “Animation Show of Shows” DVD collection.