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Watch Next Greenlights ‘Nate is Late’ Season 3

Popular series gets 7-million-euro budget for new season, co-financed by France Télévisions, Super RTL, COFIMAGE 34, SOFITVCINE 11, and CNC; use of ‘Sherlock’ asset bank allows creatives to tap and reuse models, animations, and special effects from previous episodes to produce new ones.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 233: Will Anderson on Animating a Fluffy Cat Called Greg in Blender

The BAFTA-winning Scottish animator/filmmaker shares how he became an independent animator and what opportunities exist for other animators who boast a unique style.

All You Need is More Glitter! ANIMATIONWorld

Walt Dohrn Talks ‘Trolls Band Together’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 17, 2023 at 11:06am

With DreamWorks Animation’s funny and vibrantly beautiful ‘Trolls’ threequel hitting theaters today, the director shares his thoughts on the expansive comedy adventure teeming with great songs and new characters, including the evil pop duo Velvet and Veneer, who take the third act by musical storm. 

People Headline News

Jellyfish Ups Will Newis to Animation Global Head of Production

Previous animation division executive producer at the global animation and VFX studio will now lead studio’s international teams.

Awards Headline News

2023 Monolith Creative Award Winners Revealed

Wrapping up Infinity Festival Hollywood’s 6th edition, the awards presentation honored visionaries in the fields of television, film, gaming, fine art and their contributions to storytelling and technology.

Let’s Hope It’s Wicked Funny! Headline News

Peacock Drops ‘Ted’ Series First Look – And It’s a Different Kind of ‘Ted Talk’

Set in 1993, the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s popular film franchise sees Ted, whose fame has passed, living with and being an awful influence on best friend John; all 7 episodes premiere on January 11.  

It’s the Underworld We Seek! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Official Trailer

Based on Rick Riordan’s popular books, the original series follows Percy Jackson’s dangerous quest to find the answers he seeks; Episodes 1 and 2 debut December 20.

No Rest for the Weary Headline News

Director Destin Daniel Cretton Exits ‘Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’

While the reasons behind the departure are unknown, rumors swirl that writer Jeff Loveness is next on the chopping block in a massive overhaul meant to remove Johnathon Majors and the Kang character completely; the troubled film is still slated for a May 1, 2026 release.

Mayhem and Madness are a Must Headline News

Max Renews ‘Harley Quinn’ for Season 5

The critically acclaimed Max Original adult-animated comedy promises a new season of mayhem and madness; series spinoff ‘Kite Man: Hell Yeah!’ set to premiere in 2024.  

Not Just Another Superhero Flick Headline News

Sony Pictures Teases ‘Madame Web’ Trailer and Vignette

In a genre twist, the superhero suspense thriller tells the standalone origin story of one of Marvel’s most enigmatic heroines; starring Dakota Johnson, Emma Roberts, and Adam Scott, it heads to theaters February 2024.

More One and Done in Animation Headline News

Netflix Cancels Five Projects, Including Three Adult Animated Series

‘Agent Elvis,’ ‘Farzar,’ and ‘Captain Fall’ have been canned after one season each, joined by the dark fantasy novel adaptation ‘Shadow and Bone’ and the Kim Cattrall-led ‘Glamorous.’

Technology Headline News

Lenovo Reveals ThinkStation P8 Tower Workstation

Powered by AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 WX-series processors and NVIDIA RTX graphics cards, the new workstation, designed for the most challenging workloads, is coming Q1 2024.

Baby Shark Goes Big! Headline News

Nickelodeon Shares ‘Baby Shark’s Big Movie!’ Official Trailer

Joining the Paramount+ holiday collection, the movie premieres December 8 on Nickelodeon and the streamer; official soundtrack drops the same day featuring previously released songs ‘It’s Stariana!’ and ‘Keep Swimmin’ Through.’

Answer the Call Headline News

Illumination Shares New ‘Migration’ Official Trailer

Here we are together... we're on an adventure... seeing what life has to offer… what could possibly go wrong? Illumination has just dropped an all-new trailer for 'Migration,' about a feathered family vacation gone awry, which flies into theaters December 22.

Masters of the Universe Headline News

‘Masters of the Universe’ Feature May Move to Amazon

Directors Adam and Aaron Nee’s live-action project, based on Mattel’s He-Man character, dropped by Netflix this past July after $30 million was spent in development, is rumored to be headed to Amazon MGM Studios, with lead Kyle Allen still attached.

Lookout for the Holidays! Headline News

Disney+ Shares ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever’ Trailer and Art

The ‘Wimpy Kid’ animated special follows Greg Heffley, a disaster-prone middle school student having a really rough holiday season; streaming December 8.

Head to Apple TV+ for the Holidays Headline News

Apple TV+ Offers ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Free Viewing Windows

It’s been 50 wonderful years… based on the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip by Charles M. Schultz, the beloved, Emmy Award-winning special - and family holiday viewing tradition – streams to non-subscribers without charge on November 18 and 19.

Hypothetically Speaking Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘What If…?’ Season 2 Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 10:42am

The Watcher returns to Disney+ with new episodes of the studio’s first ever animated series, inspired by their 1977 comic anthology, that tantalizes fans with alternate, hypothetical new versions of favorite stories, all observed and discussed in ‘Twilight Zone’ style; 9 episodes arrive, one each night for 9 nights, beginning December 22.

It’s Unreal Headline News

Impossible Objects Gets Unreal on PIA & Anymize’s ‘Follow the Toad’ Music Video

Working from just a single day on-stage with an LED wall, the studio’s virtual production harnessed Unreal Engine to create an expansive world for the battle between good and evil in a style reminiscent of iconic tales from the film and gaming realm.

Stop-Motion at its Best! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget’ Official Trailer and Images

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 8:50am

So that’s where nuggets come from… directed by Sam Fell, the sequel to Aardman’s ‘Chicken Run,’ the highest-grossing stop-motion animated film of all time, hits the streamer December 15.

Celebrating the Best in Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Behind the Line Work of Animation is Film 2023’s Grand Prize Winners

Both ‘Chicken for Linda!’ and ‘Letter to a Pig’ push the medium’s artistic boundaries with constant motion, unrefined lines, and imprecise shading and coloring, proving more experimental, auteur-driven animation can be every bit as compelling and entertaining as mainstream films. 

The Anvil Has Been Lifted Headline News

‘Coyote vs. Acme’ Lives - Warner Bros. Reverses Decision, Will Now Shop Film

The anvil has been lifted off the live-action/CG animation hybrid feature that follows a down-and-out billboard lawyer who decides to represent Wile. E. Coyote in a lawsuit against ACME Corporation, with Amazon as a rumored buyer.

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