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The Anvil Drops Again Headline News

Stars Will Forte and Eric Bauza Praise ‘Coyote vs. Acme’ Despite its Likely Demise

The former ‘SNL’ star reveals the wayward film is ‘super funny throughout, visually stunning, sweet, sincere, and emotionally resonant,’ while the famed voice actor hopes the film’s characters inspire new projects.

It’s Anime-mazing Headline News

'Jujutsu Kaisen' Season 2 Tops Crunchyroll's 2024 Anime Awards

‘Jujutsu Kaisen: Hidden Inventory / Premature Death’ scores 7 awards, including the coveted ‘Anime of the Year;’ 34 million fans worldwide voted on their favorites.

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9 Story Lays Off Nearly 3% of Workforce, Switches NY Staff to Remote

The media group known for ‘Let’s Go, Bananas!’ and ‘Dee & Friends in Oz’ has downsized its workforce and temporarily sublet its Manhattan office space, citing ‘current market conditions’ for the move.

Alma’s Got the Moves Blogs

PBS Kids Announces All-New ‘Alma’s Way’ Episodes

Kicking off March 4, episodes will give young fans a window into Bronx culture with breakdancing and neighborhood drum circles; in ‘Alma the B Girl,’ Alma and her friends work to perfect their moves.

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David S. Goyer Steps Down as ‘Foundation’ Showrunner Over Budget Battles

EP Bill Bost will now oversee Season 3 photography, while Goyer will retain the ‘showrunner’ title and continue to write for the hit series, which was renewed by Apple TV+ for a third season last year.

The Future of AI Headline News

Register Now for NVIDIA GTC 2024

Offering 900 sessions and over 300 exhibitors, the annual conference focuses on how NVIDIA platforms are being tapped to achieve remarkable breakthroughs across industries that are placing Generative AI center stage; attend in person or online March 18-21.

It’s Got Big Sharp Pointy Teeth! Headline News

Orange Comet and Universal Team for ‘JAWS: Infested Waters’ Experience

Unfolding on Roblox, the group survival adventure transforms the classic 1970s film into an interactive experience, combining elements of strategy, teamwork, and action.

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Magic Media Acquires Interactive Creation

The North Macedonian studio specializes in 3D, Animation, and VFX, and has contributed to multiple notable video game project, such as ‘Fall Guys,’ ‘Weird West,’ and ‘Shadow Warrior.’

indie animation Headline News

GKIDS Releasing ‘Chicken for Linda!’ in Select Theaters

Watch the trailer for the Annecy Crystal award-winning hand-painted animated feature from husband-wife team Chiara Malta and Sébastien Laudenbach that follows a mother trying to assuage her guilt for unjustly punishing her daughter with a mad dash about town looking for poulet; theatrical run kicks off in NYC on April 5.

Ultraman Returns Headline News

Netflix Sets ‘Ultraman: Rising’ Release Date

It’s coming! Shannon Tindle’s all-new iteration of Ultraman introduces baseball star Ken Sato, an average young man who can transform into a gigantic superhero, streaming globally this June. 

Here’s to Second Chances Headline News

‘Wings of Fire’ Animated Series Moves to Amazon

Adaptation of the popular children’s books by Tui T. Sutherland has found a new home at Amazon MGM Studios after being shelved at Netflix in 2022 amid company layoffs.

5 Seconds of Fun Headline News

Titmouse Announces Annual ‘5 Second Night’ Screenings

Don’t miss this year’s showcase of the studio’s in-house animated shorts program, screening live in theaters once again; coming to Los Angeles March 27, Vancouver April 3 and New York April 5 – tickets now on sale.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 243: Lee Griffin On Picking Up Blender and Going Viral

The 25-year-old data analyst shares how he picked up Blender as a hobby, created a unique animation style and subsequently saw his short animations go viral on social. 

It’s Pawsome! Headline News

Disney Branded TV Greenlights ‘SuperKitties’ and ‘Pupstruction’ Season 3

The popular animated series, renewed ahead of their Season 2 debuts, gives the fearsome foursome of Kitties more time to make their town ‘pawsome’ while the all-dog construction crew keeps their town in tip-top shape. 

Answer the Call Headline News

Exclusive: ‘Migration – How the Animation is Designed’ Featurette

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11:18am

Director Benjamin Renner, production designer Colin Stimpson, and other members of the creative team share insights into the animation design and how 2D art transforms onto the big-screen in Illumination’s 3DCG animated comedy, available today, February 27, on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.

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On the Road to the 96th Oscars: The Animated Shorts Nominees

Take a deeper look at ‘Letter to a Pig,’ ‘Ninety-Five Senses,’ ‘Our Uniform,’ ‘Pachyderme,’ and ‘War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko,’ all vying for the Best Animated Short Film Oscar at the 96th Academy Awards coming March 10, 2024.

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On the Road to the 96th Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

Take a deeper look at ‘The Creator,’ ‘Godzilla Minus One,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,’ and ‘Napoleon,’ all vying for the Best Visual Effects Oscar at the 96th Academy Awards coming March 10, 2024.

In Passing Headline News

Famed Character Sculptor Kent Melton Passes at 68

Known for his work on multiple high profile animated films including ‘Aladdin,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Mulan,’ ‘The Incredibles,’ and ‘Coraline,’ the artist dies last Thursday from Lewy body dementia.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 242: Keith Pakiz on How to Become an Animation Director

The director, story artist, writer, and animator shares his journey, which took him from Cleveland to LA in pursuit of an animation career and how he rose in the ranks working on a variety of shows. 

Awards Headline News

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Producers Guild Award

Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinberg were honored for their work on Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar-nominated hit film.

Pushing the Filmmaking Envelope VFXWorld

ILM’s Ian Comley and Charmaine Chan Talk ‘The Creator’ VFX

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 4:51pm

The VFX supervisors explain director Gareth Edward’s innovative, slightly radical new approach to filmmaking, a type of ‘reverse engineering,’ including the integration of visual effects, when during the process they’re created, and when it’s best not to use them, on his multiple VES Award-winning sci-fi thriller that’s been nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar. 

Preschool Fun Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘Gabby’s Dollhouse’ Season 9 Trailer

The new season of the hit animated preschool series sees the Gabby Cats back, moving and grooving through cat-tastic adventures; all-new episodes premiere on Netflix March 25.

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