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Outcasts in Space Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ – ‘All the World’s a Stage’

In the all-new episode debuting tomorrow on Paramount+, the crew answers a distress call to find a colony trapped in Starfleet’s past, and Rok-Tahk stays behind during the away mission to care for an unwell Murf.

A Simple Twist of Fate? Headline News

Recently Canceled ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Nabs CG Animated Series Reboot and Live-Action Film

Creator Iginio Straffi took to Instagram to reassure fans the title will live on in multiple formats, despite Netflix’s surprising cancellation of the show earlier this year.

We Want More Classic Cat v Mouse! Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Tom and Jerry: Snowman’s Land’ - ‘Snowball Fight’

The hijinks continue when everyone’s favorite cat-and-mouse duo unleashes a snowy fury in a sneak peek from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s all-new, full-length animated family holiday film coming to Digital and DVD next week.

The Wooden Boy Returns Headline News

Netflix Drops Guillermo del Toro's 'Pinocchio’ Official Trailer

The hauntingly beautiful stop-motion reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life stars Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett ; now showing in select theaters, the film streams December 9.

Can Bad Guys Go Good? Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘The Bad Guys’ Holiday Special

Based on the DreamWorks Animation animated feature – now streaming - the holiday-themed special promises more hilarious “badness” to come… in 2023.

Business Headline News

Xilam Animation Announces ‘Lupin’s Tales’ Season 2

The French animation studio continues its partnership with Youku on a new season of the popular series about the impetuous wolf-cub Lupin, who dreams of being like his storybook heroes; coming to the streamer and France Télévisions in early 2024.

Something’s Afoot at Naughty Dog Headline News

Sony Building New Studio to Support Naughty Dog on Undisclosed Game

Speculation based on Sony job listings indicates PlayStation will build a development studio to focus on a Naughty Dog AAA action/adventure game, potentially a new installment of the ‘Uncharted’ franchise.

2023 VES Awards Headline News

Call for Submissions: 21st Annual VES Awards

The submission deadline is November 30; you have less than one month left to submit work for consideration.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 184: How Stephanie Earley Became Lead Editor on ‘Central Park’

The animation editor discusses her journey to ‘lead’ editor, the ins and outs of her job and how social media plays a part in becoming a professional editor.

The Metaverse Awaits Headline News

NVIDIA Omniverse Beta Release Now Available

Major updates to core reference apps and tools offer increased speed, accessibility, and flexibility for collaborative workflows, making it easier for developers, creators, and novices to build metaverse applications.

Business Headline News

FOX Orders Malamut Brothers’ ‘Universal Basic Guys/The Hoagie Bros.’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 7, 2022 at 5:09pm

Set for a 2024 debut, the new animated series from the ‘Game of Zones’ creators is about men with no jobs trying to find purpose in a world where they’re no longer needed… but have a large monthly universal basic income.

Mickey Heads to Stop-Motion Headline News

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Disney Deliver ‘Mickey Saves Christmas’

The ‘Robot Chicken’ studio’s second Disney holiday special follows Mickey and Minnie as they travel to the North Pole to save Christmas and learn the true meaning of the holiday; show arrives late November on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, and Disney+.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Big Trip 2: Special Delivery’ Arrives on VOD, Digital and DVD December 27

The animated family film sequel to 2019’s ‘The Big Trip’ features the voice talents of Pauly Shore and Jesse McCartney.

Hopp To It! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘Zootopia+’ Trailer and Images

Byron Howard and Rich Moore’s Oscar-winning 2016 animated action-comedy gets its own spin-off series streaming later this week; six new stories return to the mammal metropolis for a deep dive into the film’s characters.

It’s Anime-zing Headline News

Crunchyroll Returns to New York for Anime NYC

Attendees can explore experiential installations, panels, photo ops, and exclusive premieres of the latest projects and shows from the leading anime platform at the upcoming convention running November 18-20.

Education Headline News

USC Announces Expanded Animation (XA) MFA Program

The XA curriculum explores new forms of animation practice and allows students to design their career paths through individual mentorships and a flexible curriculum; the application deadline is November 15.

animated shorts Headline News

Indie Artist Turns Napkin Doodles into ‘ArtSquad’ Shorts with NVIDIA Omniverse 3D Tools

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 4, 2022 at 4:17pm

London-based Rafi Nizam used Omniverse Create XR and content-creation apps from Adobe, Autodesk, and Epic Games to create his fun new animated show.

That Darn Cat Headline News

Voice Cast Revealed for Sassy Feline CG Animated Film ‘10 Lives’

Zayn Malik, Sophie Okonedo, and Dylan Llewellyn will lend their voices in undisclosed roles, while Sione Ashley voices Rose and Mo Gilligan stars as Beckett, a pampered and selfish cat that takes his life for granted.

Let’s Dance – After the Apocalypse Headline News

Groove to a Post-Apocalyptic Dance Adventure - Adult Swim SMALL’s ‘Hot Future’ Short

Watch Mike Anderson and Ryan Dickie’s latest animated collaboration - created with real-time tools including Unreal Engine - set 1,000 years in the future; their film joins the network’s other original short-form content commissioned from emerging animators and comedic voices from around the world.

TV Animation Headline News

Bilibili Releasing ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Animated Adaptation

The new series, based on Chinese author Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning sci-fi novels about humanity’s first contact with an alien race, debuts December 3; David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ live-action version will debut on Netflix next year.  

Honoring the Best in Kids and Family TV Animation Headline News

Children’s & Family Emmy Nominees Announced

‘Maya and the Three,’ ‘Hilda and the Mountain King,’ and ‘City of Ghosts’ among top nominees in NATAS’ brand-new, standalone awards expansion; inaugural ceremonies slated for December 10-11.

People Headline News

Tatania Maslany and Mena Massoud Lead ‘Butterfly Tale’ Film Cast

The ‘She-Hulk’ and ‘Aladdin’ actors join Pink Parrot Media’s upcoming 3D animated feature, a story about a resourceful teen butterfly who can’t fly, set to hit theaters in Fall 2023.

People Headline News

Academy’s Science and Technology Council Adds New Members

The Council focuses on the science and technology of motion pictures, including preservation of its history, education, and industry standards; new members include industry veterans Paul Cameron, Paul Debevec, Tom Duffield, and Marlon West.

Events Headline News

2022 World Animation & VFX Summit Reveals Hall of Fame Honorees

Kristine Belson, Jorge R. Gutierrez, Ramsey Naito, and Genndy Tartakovsky among the HOF inductees; three days of keynotes, panels, and networking events kicks off with gala dinner on November 6.

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