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Lucha Libre! Headline News

Jorge Gutierrez Tees Up ‘I, Chihuahua’ Feature at Netflix

From the creator of ‘Maya and the Three’ comes an animated film about Chacho, a scrappy, masked luchador chihuahua; Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias stars and produces. 

Business Headline News

35 Projects Selected for Animation Production Days 2022

The curated business platform, a joint venture between ITFS and FMX, provides producers an opportunity to present projects to industry co-production and financing partners; event runs May 4-6.

Technology Headline News

GTC Reveals Underscore Critical Expansion of NVIDIA Omniverse in M&E

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 3:06pm

NVIDIA’s Media and Entertainment GM, Richard Kerris, introduced a number of new releases, coming updates, and future plans for the growing ecosystem surrounding the company’s powerful new interactive, real-time 3D design collaboration platform.

GTC Headline News

BOXX to Feature New NVIDIA RTX GPUs in Workstations

Next gen technology accelerates GoBOXX SLM Laptop and APEXX Workstation performance; AI and ray-tracing enhancements optimize GPUs for media and entertainment as well as manufacturing and product design, architecture, engineering, and construction workflows.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Announces Omniverse Cloud for Connecting Designers and Creators

New suite of cloud services will allow instant, real-time access to the NVIDIA Omniverse platform for interactive 3D design collaboration, enabling even non-technical viewers to access scenes with full simulation and rendering through the NVIDIA GeForce NOW platform.

Business Headline News

Skydance Animation Inks Licensing Deal with Spin Master

Multi-year, multi-film agreement with children’s entertainment company to become studio’s master toy licensee kicks off with upcoming animated feature ‘Spellbound.’

Adobe Substance 3D and Omniverse Headline News

Join NVIDIA Omniverse and Adobe Substance 3D Material Manipulation Session at NVIDIA GTC

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:33am

March 23 presentation, ‘New Approach to Fashion Design with Adobe Substance 3D and NVIDIA Omniverse,’ will showcase new tools that make it easier than ever to create and modify fabrics.

Russia’s War Against Ukraine; SMF Animation Studio Headline News

An Open Letter from the Russian Animated Film Association

In a note sent to AWN, the organization issues an appeal in the face of swift, fierce global reaction to doing business with Russian producers and their properties in response to the country's horrific war against Ukraine; group cites common wish: that children in every part of our planet will be able to live in peace and harmony.

Patrick gets the Greenlight! Headline News

‘The Patrick Star Show’ Renewed for Season 2

Nickelodeon greenlights an all-new season of the hugely popular ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ universe spin-off; the 2D animated family sitcom stars the famed starfish in his younger days, living at home, and hosting his own variety show for the neighborhood.

Adobe Substance 3D and Omniverse ANIMATIONWorld

NVIDIA GTC Workshop Highlights Advances in 3D Material Manipulation with Omniverse

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 21, 2022 at 10:13am

‘New Approach to Fashion Design with Adobe Substance 3D and NVIDIA Omniverse,’ being presented March 23, will showcase new tools that make it easier than ever to create and modify fabrics.

spinoffs Headline News

ILBE Announces ‘Puffins Impossible’ with Johnny Depp

Noted actor reprises his role as Johnny Puff in new spin-off of the popular animated ‘Puffins’ series; the 18-episode web series will be the first produced in the Republic of Serbia.

People Headline News

Lion Forge Promotes Saxton Moore to VP of Production

Animation studio behind the Oscar-winning animated short-winning ‘Hair Love’ also names Neely Shamam VP of development, as is adding creative talent to increase production and development capabilities.

Business Headline News

Pariah VFX and Post House Opens for Business

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 18, 2022 at 3:01pm

Visual effects supervisors Patrick Murphy and Glyn Tebbutt, and managing director Mark Tobin launch their new Santa Monica-based business with high-profile Expedia and Gatorade campaigns.

Business Headline News

You Can Now Stream ‘Dragon Ball,’ ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ and ‘Dragon Ball GT’ on Crunchyroll

Fans of Akira Toriyama’s famous action anime franchise just got an early holiday gift, as the leading anime platform is now streaming episodes of the three series previously available only on Funimation.

Business Headline News

ILBE and WWPS.TV Ink ‘Baby Puffins & Bunny’ Distribution Deal

Based on the popular ‘Arctic Friends’ animated film universe, the show will see 405 episodes released over 3 years; the agreement includes worldwide SVOD, AdVOD and RAVOD rights as well as the introduction of ‘Puffins’ NFTs.

People Headline News

Steven Shapiro Joins Aardman as CTO

The former Walt Disney Studios exec joins the company March 28 in the newly created role; studio also announces Harry Linden came on board as head of Stop Frame Production earlier this month.

Screw You Guys I’m Going to Red Rocks Headline News

Trey Parker and Matt Stone Hosting ‘South Park’ 25th Anniversary Concert

The pair will be joined at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks outdoor venue by bands Ween and Primus, who will perform fan favorite songs from the series’ 25-year-run.

Pioneers of Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Clive Smith Looks Back on Nelvana’s Primitive Yet Wonderful Early Years

The company co-founder reflects on the salad days of his pioneering animation studio, launched with Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert in 1971, as it grew from a one-camera setup in the bathroom of a downtown Toronto loft into one of the leading international producers and distributors of kids and family animation.

Business Headline News

Warner Bros. Moves ‘Black Adam’ and Other Upcoming Movie Release Dates

Most of the delays can be chalked up to scheduling challenges visual effects and post-production houses have faced while working on VFX-heavy projects.

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