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Proud to be You Headline News

‘Adventure Time’s Marceline and Princess Bubblegum Help Cartoon Network Celebrate ‘Happy Pride’

The fan-favorite characters discuss inclusion, acceptance, respect, and love in a new video; the network continues its celebration of Pride with a weeklong programming block, ‘Proud to be You,’ kicking off June 27 with a week of themed episodes of ‘Steven Universe.’

Supporting Open Source in M&E Headline News

The Academy Software Foundation Unveils New Governing Board Succession Plan

Foundation’s Diversity & Inclusion Working Group develops new plan to increase representation across gender identity, race, and ethnicity within the organization’s highest levels.

People Headline News

Academy Names New Board of Governors

Demographics will shift to 54% women and 28% underrepresented racial or ethnic groups when the appointees take office at the first board meeting of the 2022-2023 term.

The Dark Knight Goes to Mesoamerica Headline News

Batman Goes Back to Aztec Era in New HBO Max Latin America Animated Feature

The film, ‘Batman Azteca: Choque de Imperios,’ will infuse elements of Mesoamerican history and culture with the traditional template of the Batman myth.

Business Headline News

ReDefine Launching Barcelona Studio

The VFX and animation company expands upon its presence in the UK, Bulgaria, and across North America and India in response to global clients’ demands for creative services.

It's Out of This World Headline News

One of Us Details its Extraterrestrial VFX From ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’

The studio’s team shares how it created the Showtime sci-fi series’ stunning space bound shots, alien skin suit technology, and deformed faces.

Anime Headline News

Crunchyroll Acquires ‘Trigun Stampede’

The classic anime has been reborn as a new series slated for release in 2023 via simulcast from Japan in more than 200 countries and territories; more details will be revealed July 2 at Anime Expo 2022.

Celebrating Prehistoric Out-of-the-Box Thinking ANIMATIONWorld

‘Eureka!’: An Inventive Imagination Runs Wild in a Prehistoric Paradise

Children’s book author/illustrator Niamh Sharkey and ‘Doc McStuffins’ producer Norton Virgien discuss their new CG animated series about a young girl inventor who uses creative ‘thinkering’ to modernize her dinosaur-filled community, premiering today on Disney Junior and Disney+.

Having Fun with Lazy College Students Headline News

Adult Swim’s ‘Indolent Allen’ Digital Series Launching June 23

Created by Cliff Benfield and premiering on the network’s YouTube Channel, the new animated show follows Allen, a lazy college student who brings out the worst in every social circle; will launch on HBO Max later this year.

AI Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Showcases New AI Research with Video Tribute to Jazz

The company’ 3D MoMa inverse rendering pipeline will be presented tomorrow during the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition in New Orleans.

People Headline News

Skydance Animation’s ‘Spellbound’ Adds Oscar-Winning Voice Talent

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem join voice cast on the upcoming Apple Original Films animated musical about a princess on a daring quest to save her family and kingdom.

Season 1 DVDs Have Arrived ANIMATIONWorld

Bill Fagerbakke Talks Nickelodeon’s ‘The Patrick Star Show’

The famous actor and long-time voice of Patrick Star discusses his slapstick spin-off series, SpongeBob’s early years, and the late, great Stephen Hillenburg.

100 Years of Disney Headline News

Full D23 Schedule for Disney’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Revealed

The Disney100 event will showcase the company’s rich history and host a slew of talent appearances and first looks from Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm.

Watch Out for Sinkholes Headline News

‘The Bob’s Burgers Movie’ is Coming to HBO Max and Hulu July 12

Based on the hugely popular FOX series from creator Loren Bouchard, the animated, big-screen, musical comedy-mystery-adventure follows the Belchers trying to stay afloat as the family restaurant sinks.

School’s Out! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation’ Trailer

Start popping that corn… it’s summer, and Lucasfilm and the LEGO Group have a new animated special just around the corner; set shortly after the events of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ the latest entry in the popular branded cross-saga storytelling hits the streamer August 5.

People Headline News

The Embassy Names Danielle Kinsey Head of Production

10-year company veteran gets new title and new responsibilities, now tasked with management of studio’s expanding production slate; will also support the creative teams while promoting connections between global partners and the LA and Vancouver offices. 

The Comics of Animators Headline News

Kings Features Announces ‘The Animator’s Attic’ Comic Collection

The project will include comic creations from the early careers of notable animators before they became well-known, celebrating the shared history of the mediums.

Please Look After This Bear Headline News

Dougal Wilson to Direct ‘Paddington in Peru’

The acclaimed commercial helmer will make his feature debut with the third chapter of the family film series, replacing Paul King, who recently departed as director of the project to take on ‘Wonka’ with Timothee Chalamet.

Business Headline News

Paramount and Nickelodeon Announce Three Animated ‘Avatar’ Features

Lauren Montgomery, a seasoned vet of the original ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ series, is set to direct the first film, yet unnamed, under the Avatar Studios banner.

Education Headline News

TeamTo’s ÉCAS Animation School Launches New Dubbing Course

The studio’s free Ecole Cartoucherie Animation Solidaire partners with Frog Box and Titrafilm on a new course to create a more diversified pool of dubbing actors - addressing underrepresentation in the sector - to meet current and anticipated demands.

Consume Responsibly ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Love, Death + Robots’ – A Visceral Pleasure

Netflix’s animated short anthology uses every trick in the book – from disturbing grotesquery to quirky humor – to explore humanity’s overriding fear of death, ultimately shining an enriching light on our daily existence and what it means to be human.

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