Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
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Broadcast partners Rai Fiction and RTVE join as companies begin production of the first 52 11-minite episodes of the creepy sitcom.
A crowded weekend at the North American box office sees Sony's CG animated feature Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 opening to $35 million, while the three other new offerings -- Ron Howard's Rush, Baggage Claim and Don Jon -- turn in mixed performances.
Opus Visual Effects produces visual effects for 3D IMAX rock ‘n’ roll film Metallica: Through the Never.
The Academy opens nominations for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature to be chosen not by just L.A.-based volunteers able and willing to attend Sunday screenings, but by a much larger group thanks to newly-granted permission to view them on screeners.
Commemorate the 25th anniversary of Hayao Miyazaki’s landmark film with My Neighbor Totoro: The Novel and an updated edition of the official film picture book featuring a special new cover design.
Composer Dominic Lewis scores time traveling turkey adventure, Free Birds, in theaters November 1, 2013.
BRB Internacional launches licensing program for hit animated series The Hive in Spain and Portugal.
Open Road Films releases the first teaser trailer for animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis from a screenplay by Lorne Cameron and Lepeniotis.
Classic Looney Tunes return to Boomerang this October; Warner Bros. theatrical shorts not seen on 24-hour all-toons network since May 2007.
Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro scares up a history of horror in the opening credits of The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror XXIV,” airing Sunday, October 6, on FOX.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.
FOX renews the Emmy Award-nominated Bob’s Burgers for a fifth season, ordering 22 additional episodes of the hit animated series.
Nickelodeon orders two new animated series, Bad Seeds and Pig Goat Banana Cricket, and greenlights four live-action pilots.
Relativity Media and Reel FX Animation release a brand-new poster and second trailer for the upcoming animated film, Free Birds.
Disney releases the first theatrical trailer for its forthcoming animated feature, 'Frozen,' directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.
James L. Brooks to be honored with the 11th annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award during the NATPE 2014 Market & Conference in Miami on Tuesday, January 28.
Imaginary Forces partners with Ogilvy New York to create an eight-spot campaign highlighting the complex world of Jeopardy! champion computer Watson for IBM.
CAKE signs a VOD deal with DLA bringing eight properties, including Poppy Cat and Skunk-Fu!, to Latin America
Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi announce a digital distribution deal to add several preschool series to Kidobi’s web-based SVoD and mobile platforms.
The Jim Henson Companycontinues its broadcast and consumer products licensing expansion for Dinosaur Train throughout Europe, North America and Australia.
9 Story Entertainment announces global sales of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood as production begins on a second season.