Fred Patten digs into Mark Salisbury’s book detailing the latest Tim Burton – Johnny Depp collaboration.
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Silver Dolphin Books launches kids’ app publishing business and acquires app publishing rights to evergreen brands Little Critter and Richard Scarry.
Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats
Eric Fogel, creator of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch, starts blogging on AWN with a little background on a youth spent at his drafting table creating comic books.
This new book celebrates in wonderful detail the art, rather than the making, of Pixar’s latest feature film.
Maurice Sendak, the children’s author and illustrator best known for the 1963 classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” died Tuesday in Danbury, CT, at the age of 83.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
The recent success of The Hunger Games has lead to a frenzy of rights licensing for fresh culinary-themed properties as studios try to turn the contemporary foodie craze into the next big formulaic feature franchise hit machine.
How do you tackle one of the most seminal works in science fiction history? The Oscar-winning director describes how he grappled with the challenges of bringing Edgar Rice Burroughs’ epic tale to the big screen.
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” won the award for Best Animated Short at the 84th Academy Awards.
LIONSGATE, a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it has obtained worldwide rights to develop, produce and distribute films based on the award-winning, best-selling and critically acclaimed "Chaos Walking" young adult novel trilogy by Patrick Ness.
New York Federal Judge Sidney Stein tossed out a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. and others claiming that the PERCY JACKSON books and films were stolen, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi, and Walker Productions, the production arm of leading independent book publisher Walker Books, have entered into a major new co-development deal for Walker Books’ quirky comedy book series Scream Street.
StorySmyth Ventures Ltd, the producers of the StorySmyth Tales range of digital mobile children’s stories, has today launched a range of titles featuring children’s books from Oxford University Press (OUP).
Before you run off half-cocked with that shiny new animated six-shooter of yours, here are a few pieces of advice that will help you live long and prosper in this business. It would be foolish to think you could become a good animation writer without first understanding a little bit about creativity, especially considering cartoon writing is one of the most creative forms of writing there is. Fortunately, creativity is not as ethereal as some might lead you to believe.
Coolabi’s brand new property Poppy Cat is already proving to be a licensing hit even before making its UK debut on Nick Jr in the spring, followed by its international roll out.
4Kids Entertainment International, licensing agent for the hit pre-school property Penelope, has signed a new agreement that will see apparel company Paul Dennicci ltd produce a range of juvenile clothing for the UK market.
Today, Sept 13th, 3DATS (with the help of CGarchitect) has just launched a charitable promotion whereby for 30 days we are selling all our 3D graphics books currently in print for 50% off and donating 100% of sales to an amazing charity called "Soldiers to the Summit".
4Kids Entertainment International Limited has added preschool property “Penelope” to its brand portfolio for representation across the world, excluding Asia and France.