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Cartoon Network Extends International Shorts Program To Philippines

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Cartoon Network’s International Shorts Program which, similar to its domestic-based program, seeks to identify new talent to produce an original television series or, possibly, feature film, has been extended to include the Philippines. Animation work for the upcoming “Monster Beach” feature film was handled by Top Draw Animation Studio in Manila, which also worked on […]

Dreamworks Animation Makes Date For Larrikins In 2018

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Dreamworks Animation has officially given a release date for the Australian animated musical movie “The Larrikins” – about a family of bilbies [rabbit-bandicoot-like animals that live Down Under] and their adventures in the Aussie outback – directed by Tim Minchin [“Matilda”]. “The Larrikins” is currently scheduled to be released on January 25, 2018 in Australia […]

And Now For Something Completely Clangers…Michael Palin

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Michael Palin has been selected as the narrator for the revival of the classic British television children’s series “The Clangers”, which originally aired on BBC from 1969-74 – coincidentally, the same years as Palin and pals’ legendary “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” show – follows the adventures of a family of aardvark piglike animals [let’s call […]

China Gets The Simpsons 26 Years Late

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After 26 years of going “Simpsons”-free, China will make its first visit to Springfield thanks to a pact between Fox and online streaming video platform Sohu Video that will bring the Simpson family to China for the first time ever – legally. “The Simpsons” will be subtitled in Mandarin and include the current season – […]

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 […]

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

Cogswell College will host a two hour film presentation of the best of the 2014 SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. The Festival was held in Vancouver, British Columbia last month and featured more than 500 entries from around the world. The Cogswell College event will showcase the top 30 entries of the festival. Cogswell College […]

How To Train Your Dragon 3 Pushed Back To 2017

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Despite “How To Train Your Dragon 2” bringing in $602 million worldwide to date – making it the best grossing animated film of the year – Dreamworks Animation has pushed back their third session of dragon training another year as “How To Train Your Dragon 3” was moved to 2017 from its original release date […]

PR: Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER   Anime ace Shinichiro Watanabe to star at MCM London Comic Con   Top anime director Shinichiro Watanabe will be the Anime Guest of Honour at October’s MCM London Comic Con, show organisers have announced. Famed as the director of  critically-acclaimed series such as Cowboy […]

Sony PlayStation Theory 101

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Sony has collaborated with South Korea’s Sangmyung University in Seoul to offer a three-credit university course in PlayStation gaming and the gaming industry. The course will include guest lecturers and a field trip to a local gaming studio. The classroom for the course was outfitted with Sony PlayStation 4 and PS Vita gaming systems that […]

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