Eric Stonestreet guest stars alongside His "Modern Family" co-star Ariel Winter in premiere episode of animated series "Sofia the First."
Looking to ramp up its animated feature film offerings, Warner Bros. develops a plan to go up against Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox, DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures.
What would Shrek be without his Scottish accent? Can you even imagine it? But not only was the character of Shrek NOT Scottish in William Stieg’s original books, (in fact, his name comes from Yiddish) but Mike Meyers very nearly never got the chance to play Shrek.
The development team behind “FarmVille 2” talks about how it built a 3D pipeline with Autodesk 3ds Max and the Flare3D plug-in for Flash.
Nancy Phelps travels to Changchung, China to attend the The International Animation, Comics and Game Forum.
Gus Van Sant enlists MPC colorist Mark Gethin to define the broad panoramas, barrooms and homesteads of the country landscape in his new film “Promised Land.”
Pixar unveils footage for its newest short film, “The Blue Umbrella,” set to hit theaters in June, ahead of CG animated feature “Monsters University.”
Here's a rundown of the 10 films from last night's VFX Bakeoff presentations at the Motion Picture Academy.
The Visual Effects Society to honor Academy Award winning filmmaker Ang Lee with the VES Visionary Award at the 11th Annual VES Awards on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.
Dr. Toon makes his case for 7 animated U.S. films he believes are worthy of National Film Registry preservation.
Notable former Disney and Warner Bros. “Tiny Toons” animator Lee Hartman dies on Christmas Eve, at age 82.
AniMazSpot 2013/14 announces its Call for Entries beginning on January 1, 2013, along with the appointment of Festival Director Jim Keeshen.
Charles Solomon’s new book provides an extensive history of the beloved Peanuts franchise’s 46 year history of TV specials and theatrical features.
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.
In Part 1 of his 3-part review of Hayao Miyazaki’s book, Peter Tieryas looks at the early life of the pioneer animation director.
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.
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.
Animator behind popular puppet TV shows “Captain Scarlet,” “Stingray” and “Joe 90” dies in his sleep on Wednesday, December 26.
We thank those AWN readers who contributed their thoughts on the passing of legendary Russian animator Fyodor Khitruk.
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.”