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‘Titina’: A Polar Hero’s Story Resurfaces Through the Eyes of a Tiny Terrier
A new 2D animated feature co-production from Norway’s all-women owned Mikrofilm and Belgian producer Vivi Film tells the real-life tale of Roald Amundsen and Umberto Nobile’s 1926 airship expedition to the North Pole that included the Italian engineer’s feisty little dog.
‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Heading to Peacock
The Oscar-nominated and Annie Award-winning 3DCG animated comedy adventure, a follow-up to the studio’s 2011 hit, ‘Puss in Boots,’ hits the streamer exclusively on March 10.
Lenovo Launches ThinkStation PX, P7 and P5 High-Performance Workstations
Aston Martin co-designs the sleek, all-new chassis of the computer giant’s trio of next-generation desktop platforms – the most advanced they’ve ever built - powered by the latest Intel® and NVIDIA technology.
‘American Dad!’ Returns!
It’s news with 2 exclamation points as the animated comedy, created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman, heads back to TBS on March 27 for Season 18.
‘Kiff’: A Cape-Town-Inspired Buddy Comedy that Captures the Soul of Hand-Drawn
Lucy Heavens and Nic Smal’s fun and energetic new 2D animated series, about an optimistic squirrel and bestie bunny navigating school and relationships in their often-eccentric home town, channels the best of shows like ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ and ‘Animaniacs;’ series is now playing on Disney Channel and Disney XD, and streaming on Disney+.
Podcast EP 198: How StopMo Animator Harry Chaskin Produced ‘Steel Cut Oats’
The freelance animator reveals how he funded his film through Kickstarter and what it took to get some big-name actors involved in the project.
Multiple ‘Star Wars’ Film Projects Now on Ice
Patty Jenkins’ ‘Rogue Squadron’ and Kevin Feige’s untitled effort have been shelved indefinitely during an uncertain era for the sci-fi franchise; all may be revealed at next month’s Star Wars Celebration convention in London.
‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’ Sets Paramount+ Season 2 Debut
The animated comedy’s sophomore outing will premiere next month with two episodes; new season touted by the streamer as the triumphant return of ‘two guys who like things that are cool and don’t like things that suck.’
Production Workers at Walt Disney Animation Studio Unionize
IATSE Local 839 claims the studio has denied its request to voluntarily recognize the group of workers, preferring a NLRB election where it is attempting to exclude production supervisors and production managers from voting based on their job titles.
Real-Life Tortoise Lonesome George is Getting Animated
A 3DCG film telling the story of the famed giant Galápagos Islands tortoise, the rarest creature on Earth, is being developed by James Leon’s 8th Gear Entertainment and Ted Field’s Radar Pictures.
Animated Feature ‘Lamya's Poem’ Now Available
The 2D film, one of 27 eligible for this year’s Oscars, tells the story of a young Syrian refugee who, in a dream world, meets the 13th-century poet who writes the poem that will one day save her life; now available on digital and DVD.
Read: ‘State of the Industry: Visualizing a New Landscape for Artists’ Report
How far have we come? In a just released report, The Center for Scholars & Storytellers, BRIC Foundation and the Concept Art Association explore the race/ethnicity and gender identity of concept and visual development artists across animation, live-action, games, series, and movies/feature films.
Exclusive: Behind the Legend – Goldi’s Wish Breakdown Reel from ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’
Director Joel Crawford, producer Mark Swift, and head of story Heidi Jo Gilbert talk about the emotion and heart they put into the arc of Goldilocks, who heads the Three Bears Crime Family, and the real meaning of her true wish, in DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar-nominated action adventure.
Epic Names Platige Image UE Authorized Service Partner
The company continues innovating its scope of creative activities with Unreal Engine while offering flexible support with its proprietary virtual production solution.
Next Keep Festive Talk Set for March 10 at the Tricky Women Festival
Dr. Meike Lauggas will speak about #we-do!, an organization that provides contacts and counseling for filmmakers who have endured abuse of power, discrimination, sexual assault and labor law violations, organized by the Keep Festive collective working to help festival organizers prevent discrimination and harassment.
GKIDS Acquires ‘Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibbertia’ U.S. Distribution Rights
The recently released sequel to the Oscar-nominated ‘Ernest & Celestine’ follows Ernest the bear and his friend Celestine the mouse as they travel to Ernest’s home Gibbertia.
Roberto Saviano to Direct ‘I’m Still Alive’ Animated Feature
The Italian mob exposé ‘Gomorrah’ author will helm the adaptation of his graphic novel exploring life as an anti-mob activist living with police protection.
She Moves Shoed Shells on the Wee Floor
Animation director Kirsten Lepore discusses the herculean challenges of working with a miniscule mollusk in the Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, now in theaters and streaming on Showtime.
Xilam Animation’s ‘Karate Sheep’ Launches on Netflix
The slapstick animated comedy centers on Trico the enthusiastic sheep and Wanda the Ewe as she tries to keep the flock safe from hungry Wolf.
Paramount Drops ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem’ Trailer and Poster
The famed brothers set out for New York years after their last contact with the human world; Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver produce for Point Grey Production; film arrives in theaters August 4.
‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Love, Death + Robots’ Take Animation Honors at 73rd ACE Eddie Awards
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Andor’ also win at the annual American Cinema Editors’ ceremony held yesterday at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
‘Undone’ Takes Top Animation Honors at 2023 Writers Guild Awards
Prime Video’s episodic drama about the elastic nature of reality bests ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Tuca & Bertie,’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers’ at the Sunday-night ceremony.
‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ Named Anime of the Year at 2023 Anime Awards
The Netflix series about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed future metropolis leads all winners with 6 awards, while ‘JUJUTSU KAISEN 0’ takes best film along with 3 others, in this weekend’s ceremony livestreamed from Tokyo.
All the World Is a Stop-Motion Animation – Just Ask the Ostrich
Filmmaker Lachlan Pendragon talks about his extremely meta Oscar-nominated short film, ‘An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It.’