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PR: Geek & Sundry, Raindance and Jack And Dean latest additions to MCM London Comic Con's Vidfest line-up.

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Geek & Sundry, Raindance and Jack And Dean among latest additions to Vidfest line-up. With only a month to go until MCM London Comic Con, it’s time to announce yet another wave of awesome online video creators attending the show’s VidfestUK 2014. Über popular YouTube […]

PR: Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con; JapanEx expands and rebrands as PopAsia

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Explore the East at MCM London Comic Con; JapanEx expands and rebrands as PopAsia MCM London Comic Con’s popular ‘JapanEx’ area will be rebranding as ‘PopAsia’ from next month’s show, focusing not only on Japan but expanding to include the whole of Asia. While the […]

Laika Helps Jose Cuervo Celebrate Cinco de Mayo And History

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Jose Cuervo Tequila will be celebrating their 219th birthday this year and to help commemorate the occasion – as well as the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday – they brought in animation studio Laika [“Coraline”, “Para-Norman” and the upcoming “The Box Trolls”] to provide a little history lesson to go along with the margaritas…

No Bonus For Laid Off Frozen Animators

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A union representative is alleging that laid off Frozen animators were frozen out of a bonus Disney awarded as thanks for the billion-plus grossing film. “Disney paid bonuses to everyone who worked on Frozen except for those who were laid off after the film was completed,” said Steve Hulett, business representative of IATSE Animation Guild Local 839, according to […]

Warner Bros Animation Cashes In On Register

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Warner Bros Animation promoted their executive vice president, Sam Register, to president of the company’s historically significant animation division as well as putting him in charge of a newly created live-action digital division. Register spent 10 years at Cartoon Network where he created “Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi” before joining Warner Bros Animation in 2007 […]

Russia's Soyuzmultfilm Animation Studio to Target Chinese and Indian Markets

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The Hollywood Reporter notes efforts by Russia’s Soyuzmultfilm animation studio to dub its library of cartoons into foreign languages for sale abroad, specifically targeting the Chinese and Indian markets as the most promising prospects. The studio was founded in 1936 and was the Soviet Union’s main cartoon studio until the fall of the Soviet empire, […]

PR: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s "Jutra" Selected for Directors' Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival

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Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s Jutra selected for Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes The prestigious Cannes International Film Festival has announced that Jutra, a short film directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre (MJSTP Films) in co-production with the NFB (Marc Bertrand), will feature on the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight. An international showcase organized by the Film Directors’ […]

PR: Studio Ghibli's "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" to Screen at Cannes Film Festival

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STUDIO GHIBLI’S THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA TO SCREEN AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT FILM OF ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL FILM TO RECEIVE FALL 2014 RELEASE AND AWARDS SUBMISSIONS New York, NY – April 22, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that Studio […]

Animaniacs Reunite At MomoCon

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The last time anybody heard “The Animaniacs” on its regular television run was 1998, in the final year of its five-year run. Since then, the voice actors who provided the dulcet tones behind Wakko, Yakko and Dot Warner have not been heard together until now. Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell and Tress MacNeille will all reunite […]

Dark Horse Comics to Publish "Art of the Venture Bros" in October 2014

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At WonderCon 2014, Dark Horse Comics confirmed rumors which surfaced back at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 with an announcement that The Art of the Venture Bros would be published and on sale on October 22, 2014. The large coffee-table art book will contain a wealth of information about the Adult Swim hit series, including “original […]

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