The Canadian animation scene became more consolidated today with the news that Halifax-based DHX Media will buy Vancouver-based animation studio Nerd Corps Entertainment for a cash-and-stock deal worth CAD$57 million.
Author: Amid Amidi
The National Film Board of Canada premiered its Oscar-shortlisted and Annie-nominated film “Me and My Moulton” on the Internet this afternoon. The catch is that the film will only be available to view for 48 hours.
The National Board of Review named ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ the best animated film of the year.
Former Pixar art director Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi talk about the challenges of directing their first independent film “The Dam Keeper.”
Disney will launch its new action/comedy series “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero” this Friday with a Christmas special on Disney XD.
Cartoon Saloon’s next animated feature will be “The Breadwinner,” based on the bestelling novel by Deborah Ellis.
The New York Film Critics Circle named “The LEGO Movie” the best animated film of the year.
Laika’s “The Boxtrolls” topped the noms with a total of thirteen; the awards will be handed out January 31, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.
The DreamWorks brand continues its free-fall in the United States: “Penguins of Madagascar” opened below all expectations in the U.S.
São Paulo-based Birdo Studio was selected to create Rio’s 2016 Olympic mascots.
Studio AKA has posted a first look at its ridiculously appealing new preschool series “Hey Duggee” created by “A Morning Stroll” director Grant Orchard.
“Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics” is a 5-part documentary by Stuart Brown about the evolution of graphics in videogames.
Today we’re thankful for many reasons, including classic animated shorts.
Watch ‘One Minute on Earth,’ a short film by John Jones.
Signe Baumane talks about why animation was a better choice than live-action for her feature film debut “Rocks in My Pockets.”
There’s a fascinating box office match-up brewing in Spain this weekend between DreamWorks Animation’s “Penguins of Madagascar” and the homegrown Spanish CGI feature “Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo.”
In one of the more bizarre recent examples of cross-corporate collaboration, Disney has announced a new TV program called “Treasures From the Disney Vault” that will air on Time Warner-owned Turner Classic Movies.
A 40-minute video roundtable with six feature film directors and producers contending for an Oscar this year.
The second Irish VFX + Animation Summit will take place this weekend in Dublin, Ireland.
London-based Golden Wolf created this slick animated trailer to promote Horse’s upcoming graphic novel release of “VANDROID.”
Released today: the first full trailer for “Jurassic World.”
Two teddy bears go hunting unicorns, their favorite prey. Unicorns have tender flesh and blueberry-flavored blood which the bears need to stay cute-looking.
Bruce Timm is working with tech company Otoy to recreate the Batcave from “Batman: The Animated Series” as an immersive entertainment experience.
The upcoming Profiles in History animation art auction, that will take place on December 18-19, includes numerous Eyvind Earle concept paintings that you may have not seen before.
Tonight in downtown Los Angeles: Beyond 3D: The Animated World of David OReilly, a retrospective of work by the Irish filmmaker.