Disney/Pixar's first special for television, Toy Story OF TERROR!, a spooky new tale featuring the beloved characters from the Toy Story films, has its long-awaited debut, opening at number one among total viewers and adults 18-49, and giving ABC its best performance in the time period in nearly two years.
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Prizewinning films are announced at the 2013 edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, with Brazil’s Uma história de amor e fúria (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury) taking home the Cristal Award for Best Feature, and Chris Landreth's Subconscious Password taking home the Cristal for Best Short.
Nickelodeon rings in the holiday cheer with the original “It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!” special, which drew 4.8 million total viewers.
Aardman Digital announces the launch of a fun and engaging mobile-browser game created for the BAFTA award winning CBeebies’ show “Something Special.”
Amberwood Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has appointed Entertainment One Family(eOne) as the international distributor of its upcoming holiday special “The Magic Hockey Skates.”
Adult Swim will host a huge fan concert event on July 13th in San Diego, CA with a special performance by Dethklok from the show “Metalocalypse”.
Nickelodeon releases a trailer for the network’s first full-length stop-motion animated special, “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!”
Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
The European Licensing Company (ELC) has significantly boosted sales of "Ben 10" branded merchandise across Poland through two hugely successful promotional campaigns.
Academy Award-winning animation production company Rhythm & Hues Studios returns to the IAAPA Attractions Expo Nov. 15-18 with Executive Producer Charlotte Huggins leading its new Special Projects Division.
ComingSoon.net got the word from Licensing International Expo that a LEGO STAR WARS TV special is in the works. Details are few, but the special will arrive in late September.
The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families, will present -- in advance of the theater debut of the eagerly anticipated blockbuster film -- the world premiere of the original special “The Making of ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’,” a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming third feature film in the hugely successful film franchise.
Harry Redmond Jr., a trailblazer in special effects from the dawn of talking films, died at his Hollywood Hills home on May 23, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Fox’s new show The X Factor had a dramatic introduction during the Super Bowl as thousands of Xs came together to form the show’s host Simon Cowell.
This week's eponymous episode retraces another retro return to the LA recordings featuring Alan inexplicably conversing through Skype and Joel inexpertly wrangling the pre-show mic check. Special guest and expert sperm whale impressionist Scott Aukerman then stops by to discuss the art of writing the sequel of an animated feature before the original is written, the power of star-powered voice-acting, Toy Story 4, why FFAF is his favorite podcast, and how to narrate a picture book.
Diego is back for another high stakes animal rescue mission and he’s bringing along an elite team of rescuers in the new hour-long Go, Diego, Go! special, “Diego’s International Rescue League,” premiering Friday, Sept. 24, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
The Force has been with the San Diego Padres all season long, and onFriday, September 24, the Padres will pay tribute to a “galaxy far, far away” with a special Star Wars: TheClone Wars Night at the ballpark, as the team takes on the Cincinnati Reds.
FFAF continues its Salutation to Tinselville this week with more animation conversation from the Heart of Hollywood. This week's special guest and lovably evil animator-innovator, JJ Villard, scratches the true grit of the LA animation underbelly as he devles into discussion on his films, animation career prep, dirty-dogs, the worth of the festival-hussle, the subtext of the Walk of Fame, choice Starbucks beverages, Shrek, major studio lunch-spreads, and how to charm the evil of it all.
DreamWorks Animation will be bringing SHREK and KUNG FU PANDA holiday specials to NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron today announced that AVATAR: SPECIAL EDITION will be released in theaters August 27, in a limited engagement and exclusively in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D.
Special Guest: J.J. Sedelmaier
The future is now on this week's episode of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum as Computer plugs Joel and Alan into the 21st century with their first ever Skype interview! Skyperview! Special Guest J.J. Sedelmaier "phones it in" about such subjects as comic books, graphic novels, and how to build and maintain an independent animation production company. Then, in the first ever Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum sing-song-story-telling-open-microradiophonic-sound-experience, Joel shares his latest therapy ballad about some extra baggage that he's been carrying around. And make sure to stay tuned through the very end of the episode for a special FFAF out-take of Joel and Alan testing out their new technology with one of the biggest names in cinema history!