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Animated Love Headline News

Trailer for Kid Cudi and Netflix’s ‘Entergalactic’ Animated Special Arrives

We finally get a closer look at this beautifully stylized 92-minute special that tells the story of two young artists navigating love in New York City; show drops September 30 alongside the artist’s ‘Pursuit of Happiness’ album.

D23 Highlights Abound! Headline News

Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Snow White’ Teased at D23

Trailers, key art, imagery, and title treatments for remakes of the two famed Disney animated films, along with ‘Hocus Pocus 2,’ ‘Disenchanted,’ ‘Peter Pan & Wendy,’ ‘Haunted Mansion,’ and ‘Mufasa: The Lion King’ were unveiled this past weekend to the delight of fans.

Number 95 Returns Headline News

Catch a Sneak Peek of Disney and Pixar’s ‘Cars on the Road’

New original animated series featuring Lightning McQueen and best friend Mater hitting the open road premieres on Disney+ Day, September 8; streamer shares clips, songs, and images ahead of upcoming debut. 

Honoring Excellence in TV Animation and VFX Headline News

Arcane Wins Big at The Creative Arts Emmys

This past Saturday and Sunday evenings, artistic and technical achievements in television were honored; the Riot Games and Netflix series led the animation pack with 4 Emmy nods, while Chadwick Boseman was celebrated with a posthumous Emmy for his voice work in Disney+’s What If…?

The Wait Will Soon Be Over Headline News

Netflix Sets Dates for ‘Pinocchio,’ Wendell & Wild’ and Other Feature Releases

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 8:23am

The streamer has both changed and finalized theatrical and streaming dates for its slate of animated films coming to audiences starting this October.

kids’ animation ANIMATIONWorld

‘Deepa & Anoop’: Making Kids Smile Bollywood Style

Now streaming on Netflix, Munjal Shroff’s colorful new music-driven animated series, Mattel Television’s first original series, follows a young girl and her half-ton color-changing baby elephant best friend, self-appointed ‘concierges of fun’ at the Mango Manor bed and breakfast.

Education Headline News

SCAD Announces 4 New Schools

Savannah College of Art and Design launches the School of Creative Technology, Animation and Motion, Film and Acting, and Visual Communication: courses in new technologies and STEM disciplines prepare students to lead companies, brands, and studios.

Anime ANIMATIONWorld

Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Inu-Oh’ Rock Opera Reimagines Unrecorded Japanese History

New animated musical from the famed ‘Ride Your Wave’ and ‘Devilman Crybaby’ director tells a revisionist tale of the legendary 14th-century Noh performer Inu-Oh - and the blind biwa player Tomona – who take Japan by storm; film hits U.S. theaters today.

Let's Talk Animation! Headline News

Podcast EP 172: Fu Yang and Johnny Knittle on How They Created ‘The Nice Shorts’ Animation Podcast

Podcast co-hosts discuss how they got down to it and started their show’s 1st episode, how the duo met, and Yang’s plans to teach kids stop-motion animation.

animated shorts Headline News

Psyop Drops Clip from New 2D Short ‘Christopher at Sea’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 10:06am

Directed by Tom C J Brown and set to premiere in competition at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, the film is a queer operatic thriller set to the emotive music of Schubert’s 1823 ‘Die schöne Müllerin’ alongside contemporary music by Casey Spooner, Walt Disco, and the film’s composers Brian McOmber and Judith Berkson.

Disney Puts More Cars on the Road Headline News

Disney+ Unveils ‘Cars on the Road’ Image, Poster, and Trailer

Do I hear Road Trip! Disney and Pixar’s original series takes a romp across the country with Lightning McQueen and Mater, debuting on ‘Disney+ Day’ on Disney+.

Music Videos Headline News

Gorillaz Sport a New Stylized 3D Look in ‘Cracker Island’ Music Video

Following the band’s journey to California, Nexus Studios helps 2D, Murdoc, Noodle, and Russel embrace a whole new design as they take viewers on a live-action/animated, late-night, City of Angels tour.

Events Headline News

South Park’: Dates Set for 25th Anniversary Pop-Ups, Concert, Immersive Experience

Each event continues the series’ celebratory summer, with shoppable spaces, showcases of rarities from ‘South Park’ Studios, and performances from fan-favorite bands.

All you need is GLITTER Headline News

DreamWorks Debuts ‘TrollsTopia’ Season 7 Trailer and Images

In the final season of the popular animated series, the trolls dance and sing their way through 7 all-new episodes, proving that anything is possible with glitter, hugs, and teamwork; the show streams onto Peacock and Hulu this August.

Ani-mazing Headline News

New Trailer Released for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Suzume’

In the ‘Your Name’ and ‘Weathering with You’ director’s latest film, Nanoka Hara voices Suzume, a young woman who finds herself opening a series of doors to disaster that take her on a mysterious journey; slated for a November 11 release in Japan, it rolls out in major territories in early 2023.

All I Want to Do is Sing! Headline News

Apple TV+ Sets ‘Central Park’ Season 3 Release Date

The streamer’s hit animated musical comedy returns with 13 new episodes this September, welcoming new guest stars Sam Richardson, Ike Barinholtz, Ben Schwartz, Zoë Chao, and Jack McBrayer.

Business Headline News

disguise Buys Immersive Entertainment Company Meptik

The leading xR technology company's purchase of the Atlanta-based creative studio will help build the next generation of extended reality and metaverse experiences.

Slingin Webs Before Nap Time Headline News

‘Marvel's Spidey and his Amazing Friends’ Season 2 Coming Next Month

Disney Branded Television has announced the simulcast debut of the new season on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, along with a Season 3 renewal; 10 animated shorts precede the series release on multiple Disney platforms, introducing new friends and baddies to our superhero trio.

Music’s in the air! Headline News

‘The Loud House’ and ‘The Casagrandes’ Music’s in the Air Tonight on Nick

Nickelodeon has dropped teaser clips for 2 all-new musical specials featuring special guests and original songs; both shows air tonight, July 1, starting at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

The Dean of Estonian Animation ANIMATIONWorld

An Interview with Priit Pärn

The pre-eminent Estonian animator, artist, teacher, and author discusses his sophisticated, often ambiguous, but always meticulous films, recently honored with a retrospective and exhibition at the Bergamo Film Meeting in Italy.

Anime Headline News

GKIDS Drops Trailer for Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Inu-Oh’

Scheduled to hit U.S. theaters this August, the upcoming animated musical from the director of ‘Ride Your Wave’ explores 14th-century Japan by way of a “revisionist rock opera.”

I Just Want to Sing… and Bathe! Headline News

Bubble-Bathing Crocodile Belts Out Stevie Wonder in ‘Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile’ Teaser

Sony’s new trailer showcases the titular croc’s singing skills and introduces the family who embraces him as one of their own; film hits theaters this Fall.

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