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A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log Takes Home Cartoon D’Or

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The Belgian animation duo of Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar – responsible for the popular 2009 feature film “A Town Called Panic” – walked away with the Cartoon d’Or award for their latest creation, “A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log”, at the 2014 Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, this week. In “A Town Called […]

Wulfie Appears At Toulouse

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Irish-originated cartoon series “Wulfie” is shopping itself to a potential distributor with its appearance at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, this weekend [September 23-26]. The series, budgeted at approximately $6.6 million and targeting kids ages 6-11 – is about 10-year-old Libby and her new best friend, Wulfie. “Wulfie” is scheduled to begin production in […]

For Oscars, Latvia Goes with Rocks In My Pockets

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Latvia has submitted the animated feature film “Rocks in My Pockets” as its nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming 87th Academy Awards. The film, about the turmoil faced by three generations of a New York-based Latvian family, was given a limited USA release two weeks ago in New York City. The 87th […]

The Weatherman And The Shadowboxer Wins TIFF Award

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The 10-minute digitally animated Canadian short “The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer” was the recipient of the 2014 Best Canadian Short Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Created by Toronto-based Randall Okita, the short depicts the story of two brothers who have different versions of a shared fateful event in their past. The Best […]

Frozen-based Ride To Debut At Disney World In 2016

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A new ride based on Disney’s 2013 blockbuster movie, “Frozen”, is being set to debut at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The new ride is centered on Arendelle and will include music and moments from the film. The ride will be located in the Norway Pavilion in Epcot and replaces the Maelstrom ride – a […]

Disney Unleashes Villains In Florida

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For one night only, Disney plans on setting all their villains free at their Disney World theme park in Orlando, Florida. Calling it “Villains Unleashed”, Disney World hosts the one-night-only event in its Hollywood Studios section of the park where villains from all walks of Disney film and television life roam the grounds. A total […]

Kelli O’Hara To Become Mrs. Darling

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Kelli O’Hara [“Sex and the City 2”] has been selected to play the role of Mrs. Darling in the upcoming live televised stage production, “Peter Pan Live!” on NBC. O’Hara joins a cast that includes Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Allison Williams as Peter Pan. “Peter Pan Live!” is currently scheduled to be aired […]

Allison Williams As Peter Pan

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NBC’s upcoming live televised stage show “Peter Pan Live!” has begun rehearsals and that has provided us with the first image of Allison Williams in the lead character role of Peter Pan. “Peter Pan Live!” will be aired on NBC on December 4, 2014. Source: Deadline Hollywood

SpongeBob SquarePants Helps Out Jeans For Genes This September

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SpongeBob SquarePants is serving as ambassador for the 2014 charity drive for Jeans for Genes in the UK. Nickelodeon’s famous fry cook and friends will be swapping square pants for denim ones in the charity’s trademark tradition, hoping to raise even more money Friday 19th September. Working to raise money on behalf of Genetic Disorders […]

PR: Aardman and NFTS Drive Animation Industry Internship Scheme, UK Powerhouses Join Forces To Develop Homegrown Industry Talent

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Aardman Animations / NFTS Character Animation course reel Sept – Nov 2013 from Katie Daniels on Vimeo. AARDMAN AND NFTS DRIVE ANIMATION INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP SCHEME UK POWERHOUSEs JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY TALENT Monday 8th september Following the success of last year’s inaugural Certificate in Character Animation, Aardman and The NFTS are running the […]

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