Director Guillermo del Toro releases a new book, Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions, available October 29.
Universal Pictures announces that Ted 2 will be released on Friday, June 26, 2015, with Seth MacFarlane to return as writer, director and co-star.
The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
CG Society and The Foundry ask artists to bring a sci-fi hover bike 3D model by the famous designer Harald Belker to life for the 2013 Mari Texture Challenge.
ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures reveal the voice cast for Thunderbirds Are Go! , which includes David Graham and Rosamund Pike.
Women In Animation hosts “Women Write Royal,’ a panel with all four woman writers on the Disney Junior series, Sofia the First, on Thursday, October 24, at the Animation Guild in Burbank.
London-based commercial editorial house Alex Hagon re-launches as Circus, opening a new office in New York’s Chelsea district led by Jono Griffith; Susanne Kelly handles east coast sales and Cristina Matracia continues to serve as producer.
David Vandervoort’s short film Pinched, produced by Titmouse, Inc., lands on the Apple iTunes marketplace.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
Al Jean, executive producer of [i]The Simpsons[/i], reveals plans to kill off a character in the season ahead.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival announces the lineup for the 2013 edition taking place October 18 – 20.
Double Negative's Jody Johnson describes the unique VFX collaboration in Ron Howard's racing biopic.
RGH Entertainment partners with Unique Features to make Paul McCartney’s High in the Clouds into an animated feature film.
Sony Pictures Releasing, INDAC and FMX 2014 announce a special screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 followed by a talk, via Skype, with directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
Manitoba’s Opus VFX tackles 3-D electric bolts and Lady Liberty’s destruction in Metallica’s new music-driven feature film.
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.
Composer Dominic Lewis scores time traveling turkey adventure, Free Birds, in theaters November 1, 2013.
The two first time directors sound off on the rigors and joys of bringing a big time animated sequel to the screen.
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.
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.
DreamWorks Animation technical director Nathan Loofbourrow is elected as President of the Los Angeles animation union, The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE; board member and DreamWorks Television writer Jack Thomas is elected as the Guild’s new Vice President.