Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 2014 Board of Directors officers; Jeffrey A. Okun re-elected as Board Chair.
El Capitan guests gearing up for the all-new sing-along version of Frozen will see a very special version of the Academy Award-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! featuring house organist Rob Richards.
Polygon Pictures teams with Studio Ghibli on a new animated TV series, Ronia, the Robber's Daughter, based on the fantasy novel by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Big voices in children’s digital media have signed on for the third annual iKids conference including Keith Malone, Chris Waldron, Jens Peter de Pedro, and Majora Carter.
PGS Entertainment announces an international broadcasting licensing agreement with ABC TV Australia for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.
VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.
Featuring love-themed cartoons from MTV, Nickelodeon, Six Point Harness, Loopdeloop, Bill Plympton and more, the Animation Block Valentine’s Day Showcase comes to Los Angeles on February 13, 2014.
The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.
Motion design and animation studio SPILLT creates a video for the launch of The Republic Collective.
Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
Bradley Munkowitz and Navarro Parker talk Joseph Kosinski, After Effects and excellence in UI design.
9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.
Award-winning post house Company 3 announces the arrival of colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to its New York facility, where he will color feature films and commercials.
Women In Animation announces its first New York City event of the year on February 11, during Kidscreen Summit.
Visual effects workers plan a demonstration in Los Angeles next month tied to the Oscars to protest foreign tax subsidies.
Chris Colfer and Ron Perlman to voice lead characters in Marza Animation Planet’s 3D CG film Robodog; Timeless Films to handle international rights.
Kid Koala, Theodore Ushev and Daily tous les jours set to dazzle viewers on the 100th anniversary of Norman McLaren’s birth.
Saturday Night Live cast member Beck Bennett stars in the animated short film Plan C from Writer Todd Waldman and Director Joey Boukadakis.
Animation Magazine taps veteran film journalist Thomas J. McLean as editor, replacing Ramin Zahed, who is leaving the magazine to pursue new opportunities after more than a decade at the helm.
Reimagining of the classic Disney song “Once Upon a Dream” offered as a free download on Google Play.
Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, at UCLA’s Royce Hall alongside presenters Mariska Hargitay, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss and director Rob Minkoff.
As part of his Animation Hotline project, New York-based animator and documentary filmmaker Dustin Grella joins this month’s Sundance Film Festival to animate hotline videos live throughout the course of the festival.