New Girl star Zooey Deschanel is set to executive produce a new animated comedy from American Dad writer Ali Waller.
Registration for Animation Principles, Character Design, Production Design and Story classes closes this coming Friday.
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.
Paperman director John Kahrs is hired to direct Paramount Animation’s Shedd from a script written by Tripper Clancy.
The Writers Guild of America announces its nominees for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards in the TV, new media, news and radio categories, with Futurama and The Simpsons sweeping the animation category.
Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon to receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 16th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing.
FOX gives a 13-episode series order for high-concept epic series featuring ancient Egypt as backdrop for palace intrigue, quests for power and the world of magic, gods and goddesses.
Based on the children’s novel by Adam Gidwitz, the live-action film to be directed by Henry Selick, A Tale Dark & Grimm, follows two children who escape their own dark story only to stumble into eight other twisted tales.
Disney XD adds another animated series to its slate, Penn Zero: Part Time Hero, from Jared Bush and Sam Levine.
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.
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.
Warner Bros. Entertainment announces an “expanded creative partnership” with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, with a new film series inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Warner Bros. is developing an animated Scooby-Doo feature film, returning to the franchise that produced a pair of live-action/animated hybrid films a decade ago.
James Cameron taps noted science fiction author Steven Charles Gould to write four novels based upon Avatar and its three sequels.
Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott gives some insight into how the creative mind of a screenwriter works (and doesn’t).
Bron Animation begins production this fall on the full-length CG animated feature film, Henchmen, based on an original script by Jay D. Waxman directed by Adam Wood.
The first-time director discusses the dynamics, pressure and satisfaction of helming Pixar’s first prequel.
NBC greenlights the animated holiday musical special How Murray Saved Christmas, from Simpsons’ writer and executive producer Mike Reiss.
Michael Green, who also worked on The Flash and Fantastic Four, is in negotiations for the sci-fi sequel.
BRB announces the writing team for Filly Funtasia, a new animated show based on Dracco’s Filly brand.
Rovio announces veteran comedy writer, John Vitti is set to write the “Angry Birds” screenplay, which is slated for a July 2016 release.