Studio Ghibli will produce its first animated series for television with Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki, at the helm.
Author: C. Edwards
Hal Sutherland, the co-founder of the low-budget American TV animation studio Filmation, has died at age 85.
Did Tom Hanks’ performance as Walt Disney in Saving Mr. Banks wet your whistle for another depiction of Mr. Disney on the big screen? Then 2014 just might be your year, because two independent biopics are scheduled to be released later this year.
Universal Pictures recently announced release dates for three upcoming films from “Despicable Me” producer Illumination Entertainment.
The creators of Guru Studio’s “Justin Time” talk with Cartoon Brew about the secrets of making a stylish and entertaining preschool series.
Disney’s recent trademark lawsuit against Phase 4 Films and their movie “Frozen Land” has reignited discussion about ‘mockbusters,’ the portmanteau used to describe a genre of home video that is dedicated to tricking customers into mistakenly purchasing a low-budget imitation of a popular movie.
“Saved by the Bell”‘s Dustin Diamond has been cast in the English-language version of an independent animated film from Honduras called “tGUS.”
Last night on Twitter, when no one was looking, animator Tammy Gray Smith announced the soft launch of her upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the Animation Dock, a vintage animation desk for tablets.
From mainstream releases to independent foreign productions, we’ve got a guide to the animated feature releases that you can look forward to in 2014.
Is “Niko and the Sword of Light” an animated comic book or an animated film inside of an app? This was the question that I continued to ask myself as I read/watched the story unfold before me on my iPad.
For those of you still feeling sedentary after the holidays or just looking for some weekend inspiration, listen to these two interviews with Lotte Reiniger and Rebecca Sugar. They each have accomplished an important first in animation: Lotte Reiniger was the first woman to direct an animated feature, and Rebecca Sugar was the first solo woman creator of a TV series at Cartoon Network. These milestones are separated by 87 years, which says a lot about both how far animation has come and how far it still has to go.
When the server enters the drawing room of the Crosby Hotel, Kirk DeMicco’s eyes begin to dance, “Mini desserts are coming! Many, many mini desserts!” Both DeMicco (“Racing Stripes,” “Space Chimps”) and Chris Sanders (“Lilo & Stitch,” “How to Train Your Dragon”) are in New York to take part in a presentation on the making of “The Croods,” the animated film that they directed for Dreamworks earlier this year, which went on to gross nearly $600 million worldwide.