Yesterday the State of Florida sued the principals of Digital Domain to recover tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded incentives that they claim were “fraudulently” obtained from the state.
Author: Amid Amidi
The West Coast might have its Comic-Con this week, but the East Coast will be enjoying animated films at the 11th annual Animation Block Party, which starts tomorrow and continues through Sunday.
San Diego Comic-Con 2014 begins tonight. If you have an animation-related project or merchandise that you want attendees to know about, post it in the comments.
“Walking City” is a continuation of Universal Everything’s artistic line of enquiry, investigating human movement, emotional design, architecture and sound.
Cartoon Network has named Christina Miller as its new president and general manager. She will also serve the same roles for Adult Swim and Boomerang. Miller fills the leadership vacancy left by Stu Snyder, who departed the network in March.
As part of their website redesign, the “New Yorker” has made every article they’ve published since 2007 available for free on their website, including some animation-related pieces.
The actions of Digital Domain, led by disgraced former CEO John Textor, will become the subject of a lawsuit by the state of Florida.
Comic artist Mike Mignola created this poster for the upcoming Pixar TV special “Toy Story That Time Forgot” that will air on ABC this winter.
Like its predecessor, “Planes: Fire & Rescue” opened in third place at the U.S. box office. The new film, however, grossed only $18 million, or 19% less than the opening of the first “Planes.”
A rare behind-the-scenes look at how they made a seminal animated TV series.
If you can draw a circle, we can teach you animated cartooning.
Seth MacFarlane has been accused of ripping off the foul-mouthed-teddy-bear concept for his 2012 film “Ted” from a California company called Bengal Mangle Productions.
Disney TV Animation announced an unusual series of pilot deals and projects today with an un-Disney-like roster of creators.
Add Cuba to the list of the countries that has produced its own computer-animated feature. “Meñique y el espejo mágico” (“Tom Little and the Magic Mirror”) opens this Sunday, July 20th, in Havana.
Comic-Con International: San Diego is almost upon us, and the organizers have released the event’s mammoth program schedule. The madness, taking place from July 24-27, includes hundreds of panels, discussions, art demos, and screenings, with everyone from Buzz Aldrin to Betty White getting their moment to shine.
In a unique partnership with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, a portion of digital sales of ‘Wrinkles’ will be donated to the organization.
Criterion is adding another animated to its collection: Martin Rosen’s “Watership Down.”
The first full trailer for Disney’s “Big Hero 6” is out today!
Jorge Gutierrez, the director of Fox’s “The Book of Life,” spoke at length about the film’s background and production to the website Del Toro Con. At the very least, the film promises to be the most personal and distinctive-looking major studio CG feature of 2014.
While Iranian live-action cinema has achieved vast acclaim throughout the years, the country has yet to produce an animated feature that has made a similar impact on the international scene. That may change soon with multiple animated features currently in production and rapidly rising production standards.
The first rendered image from Pixar’s new short Lava” was published today in the “LA Times.”
A tiny monster dreams through her school day.
A sketchbook of production artwork by the innovative animation director Masaaki Yuasa will be published in Japan next month.
Pixar and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull has always had a reputation as a decent person, but newly revealed court documents show that he’s been working against the interests of Pixar’s employees for years, as well as trying to hurt other studios who didn’t play by his rules.
The 2011 Spanish animated feature “Wrinkles,” based on Paco Roca’s graphic novel, will be released onto DVD and VOD in the United States on July 15.
The nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and the big animation news isn’t who was nominated, but who wasn’t: “The Simpsons”