Cartoon Brew looks at some of the likely contenders in the Oscar race for this year’s best animated short film.
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In a nice bit of Halloween-themed marketing savvy, Sony has released a free character rig of a zombie bellhop from “Hotel Transylvania.”
Suppose you wanted to make an animated film or TV series, but you didn’t have any new ideas and (gasp) you don’t want to remake the same old properties. Take heart: there’s a lot of great material out there just begging to be adapted into animation.
Last week Bob Iger said that he had signed a two-year contract extension that will allow him to remain as CEO and chairman of the Walt Disney Company until June 2018.
What’s the coolest thing about having your animation studio run by one of the world’s richest men? You get to make as many animated movies as you damn please.
A new teaser has been released for the French animated feature “Asterix: The Land of the Gods” directed by Alexandre Astier and Louis Clichy
While animation has been made in Romania for many decades and the country has even produced some internationally recognized figures like Ion Popescu-Gopo, the contemporary animation scene hadn’t received much exposure until the founding of the Anim’est festival.
Adding movement to photographs is a very common technique nowadays, but Bennie Melwin’s “Putin Depardieu Love Story” pushes the technique one step further than most, resulting in some fantastically creepy and funny animation.
There’s a startling revelation in a new “Rolling Stone” piece about Cartoon Network’s hit series “Adventure Time”: creator Pen Ward hasn’t been running his show since sometime during season 5.
Chester Cheetah enters the world of the new animated feature “The Book of Life.”
After years of producing teen-targeted shows like “Happy Tree Friends” and “Dick Figures,” Mondo Media is eyeing the lucrative kids’ market by teaming up with major toy manufacturer Spin Master, makers of Bakugan Battle Brawlers, Air Hogs, and Hedbanz.
The first teaser trailer is out for Pixar’s next film “Inside Out” directed by Pete Docter.
There’s too much post-apocalyptic fiction around, in books and movies, TV and games. I’d toss the lot into a dumpster now, except for “Adventure Time.”
While there may be some truth to the old adage that in Hollywood, no one knows anything, people in Hollywood do know a few things, namely that the animated feature “Foodfight!” is an epic work of genius and the film’s director Larry Kasanoff is a hot commodity.
This Gertie the Dinosaur and tuxedoed Winsor McCay garage kit is especially appropriate in 2014, the 100th anniversary of McCay’s seminal animated film.
Everything you need to know about the possible sale of DreamWorks to Japanese company SoftBank.
Laika’s third feature film, “The Boxtrolls,” distributed by Focus Features, opened in third place in the United States with an estimated $17.3 million.
Tonight Don Hertzfeldt will join the ranks of directors who have created an opening “couch gag” for “The Simpsons.”
Earlier this month, the class of 2014 graduate films from French animation school Gobelins were published online.
Costume designer Deborah Cook talks about the challenges of designing tiny costumes for the characters of Laika’s “The Boxtrolls.”
Disney released a second full-length trailer today for “Big Hero 6.”
Festival by Pixelatl begins today in Cuernavaca, Mexico, in what promises to be the largest-ever animation industry event that has ever happened in Mexico.
“BoJack Horseman” creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and director Mike Hollingsworth speak with Cartoon Brew about the making of the show, its dark but sincere tone, and the lighter side of bestiality.
It was fun while it lasted: the underperforming Hub Network, an equal partnership between Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro is shutting down.
The country of Latvia has selected Signe Baumane’s “Rocks in My Pockets” as its entry for the best foreign-language category of the Oscars.