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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.

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.

Gremlins Hit the Streets in Annecy Headline News

‘Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai’ to Premiere at Annecy 2022

Before heading to HBO Max, new animated series, a prequel to the famed 1984 movie, will debut at the festival, followed by a Q&A with director Joe Dante and EPs Tze Chun and Brendan Hay.

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.

Gotta love stealthy do-gooders! ANIMATIONWorld

‘Team Zenko Go’ Celebrates Inclusiveness and the Transforming Power of Altruism

Showrunner Jack Thomas and Supervising Producer Tanya Green discuss DreamWorks Animation’s new preschool series, about a secret squad of young do-gooders determined to make their town the happiest place to live, now streaming on Netflix.

Meow! Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Drops ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Images and Trailer

Studio’s next animated theatrical comedy adventure stars Antonio Banderas reprising his role as PiB, along with Selma Hayek, Harvey Guillén, Florence Pugh, John Mulaney, and Wagner Moura; the movie claws its way into cinemas September 23.

Party On Darth! Headline News

Darth Maul’s Return Reportedly Scrapped From ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

New reports suggest that the iconic antagonist, originally set to appear in Disney+’s upcoming ‘Star Wars’ series, was axed due to creative conflicts on the production.

It’s PANDA-MONIUM! Headline News

Netflix Reveals Jack is Back for ‘Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight’

Jack Black will reprise his role as Po in the all-new DreamWorks Animation animated series; check out first look images and Jack’s TikTok post celebrating National Panda Day – it’s pure ‘PANDA-MONIUM!’

And the Award Goes To… ANIMATIONWorld

The Animation Pimp Takes the Short Road to the Oscars

AWN’s long-time resident provocateur, Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson, gets the directors behind this year’s Best Animated Short nominees - ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ - to share their insightful answers to his anything but standard questions.

High School is Just so Super! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘Ms. Marvel’ First Look Trailer and Poster

Marvel Studios’ all-new original series follows a young Muslim American teen growing up in Jersey City who discovers that high school is tough for everyone, even those with Super Powers; the show debuts June 8.

Awards Headline News

For VES Winners, a Night of Emotion and Renewed Purpose

AWN’s Max Weinstein reflects on last week’s VES Awards ceremony, an evening filled with excitement that nevertheless marked another rough, taxing year for visual effects artists, the industry, and the world at large.

Awards Headline News

‘Dune,’ ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines,’ and ‘What If…?’ Take Home Critics Choice Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 14, 2022 at 9:28am

The two features add to their winning streaks, with the Disney+ animated series nabbing the award for Best Animated Series (TV), at last night’s ceremony.

Awards Headline News

‘Dune’ and ‘Encanto’ Nab Wins at 2022 BAFTA Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 14, 2022 at 8:22am

The two hit films continue their award-winning ways; ‘Do Not Feed the Pigeons’ wins for Best Short Animation at the Sunday night 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony.

And the Annie Goes To! Headline News

‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ and 'Arcane' Big Winners at 49th Annie Awards

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 7:37am

Sony Pictures Animation’s feature honored in eight categories, while Riot Games and Netflix’s series takes honors in nine; 'Encanto' nabs three awards, with ‘Flee,’ ‘Namoo,’ and ‘Bestia’ also scoring wins at Saturday night’s virtual ceremony.

Anime Headline News

‘Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure’ Debuts May 21 In LA

The narrative symphonic experience brings Toei Animation’s popular ‘Dragon Ball’ anime franchise to life with live vocals, a 60-piece orchestra, and the music of composer Shunsuke Kikuchi; tickets for the immersive multimedia event go on sale March 11.

And the Oscar Goes To… Headline News

Next PreVIEW Set: Five Oscar Contenders for Best Animated Short

Join the VIEW Conference and VFX Festival’s free March 16 online conversation with the directors and producers behind this year’s Academy Award-nominated animated short film line-up.

Cruelty Free! Headline News

Peacock’s ‘Joe vs. Carole’ Earns PETA's ‘Tech, Not Terror’ Award

The limited series about the Tiger King, Joe ‘Exotic,’ uses cruelty-free computer-generated imagery instead of real tigers; produced by Universal Content Productions and starring Kate McKinnon, the show is now streaming on Peacock.

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