Starz Home Entertainment Takes The 2nd Annual New York Comic Con By Storm! Guests Of Honor Include Stan Lee, Mike Mignola, Jeffrey Combs and The Masters of Horror! WHAT: Starz Home Entertainment at the 2nd Annual New York Comic Con WHEN: Saturday, February 24th TIME: SEE SCHEDULE BELOW WHERE: Jacob Javits Center, New York City […]
Magnolia Pictures has released a compilation of this year’s Academy Award nominated short films into theaters. The animated films included as part of the compilation are: THE DANISH POET (Den Danske Dikteren) National Film Board of Canada / NORWAY & CANADA – 15 Minutes Oscar Nominee: Torill Kove Kasper, a poet whose creative well has […]
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Judge Florence-Marie Cooper dismissed a copyright lawsuit brought by the heirs of A.A. Milne over the rights to Winnie the Pooh (free registration required). The lawsuit, filed by the granddaughters of Milne and Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard, attempted to use U.S. copyright law to assert rights to the […]
DreamWorks Animation has released new trailers for Shrek the Third and Bee Movie, which can be viewed on the Internet in a variety of media formats: Shrek the Third: Quick Time (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Windows Media (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Real Media (High Quality | Medium […]
David Bossert is a man who has worn many hats at the Walt Disney Company over his 22-year career with the company. After receiving a B.F.A. from the renowned California Institute of the Arts in 1983, Bossert began his career at Disney as an effects animator, working on films such as The Black Cauldron, Who […]
Former Disney animator Christian Slade is publicizing his new original graphic novel Korgi, set in a fantasy world where people live alongside magical creatures who resemble Welsh Corgi dogs. Korgi will be part of publisher Top Shelf’s Free Comic Book Day offering in a flip book alongside Andy Runton’s Owly.
At this past week’s New York Toy Fair, DC Direct showed off several new action figure lines, including a collectors set that will tie-in to the announced Superman: Doomsday direct-to-video animated movie and a set of figures based on the manga and anime Afro Samurai. The Superman: Doomsday figures are currently scheduled to go on […]
Amid Amidi at Cartoon Brew is reporting that Canadian animation legend Ryan Larkin passed away on February 14, 2007, due to complications from lung cancer. Larkin was the director and animator of the Academy Award-nominated short film Walking, as well as Sphinx and Street Musique.
TwitchFilm is reporting that the Weinstein Company has bought Michel Ocelot’s Azur and Asmar, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last year to rave reviews. There was no further news at press time whether the film would receive a theatrical run or just a DVD release. (via Cartoon Brew)
The Spline Doctors weblog, run by two Pixar animators, has just posted Cartoon Brew. The interview runs for nearly an hour, and covers both Bird’s personal history and professional opinions on animation. (via Cartoon Brew)