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NEW YORK, October 1, 2018 – Comedy Central today launched the Animated Shorts Program, a new development initiative designed for creators to submit short form animated ideas directly to Comedy Central and provide them with the potential to sign...
SO YOU WANT TO BE A VOICE ACTOR! BLUMVOX STUDIOS OFFERS COMPLETE PACKAGE FOR ASPIRING, VETERAN VOICEOVER ARTISTS Award-winning Actor Steve Blum Provides “Soup to Nuts” Curriculum & Support for Actors at Every Level of VO Experience Burbank, CA (DATELINE, 2018) – Blumvox Studios is...
WARNER ANIMATION GROUP NAMES SENIOR CREATIVE TEAM Allison Abbate Named Executive Vice President, Warner Animation Group Chris Leahy Named Senior Vice President, Warner Animation Group (December 14, 2017 – Burbank, CA) Warner Animation Group, the animated film production arm of Warner Bros....
The Walt Disney Company has announced the acquisition of 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion stock deal, bringing The Simpsons, the Ice Age franchise, and James Cameron's Avatar under the same umbrella as Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, and...
As reported in Variety and several other news outlets, several animators who worked on the recently released R-rated animated film Sausage Party have spoken out anonymously about abuse and intolerable working conditions during the 2 years spent producing the movie. These...
Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media Animation Studio Hasbro Expands TV and Feature Film Capabilities with Purchase of Irish Animation Studio PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning Irish animation company based...
This past weekend Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu attended MCM Glasgow Comic Con to promote their work on the studio’s latest hit The Rolling Girls, licensed by Anime Limited for UK Blu-ray and DVD release in 2016....
The Los Angeles Times uses a visible rise in the number of women enrolled in the renowned CalArts animation program as a barometer for the rise of women on the creative side of the animation industry overall. While the...
The Hollywood Reporter reports that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has dismissed a class-action lawsuit that claimed that several animation companies (including the Walt Disney Corporation, DreamWorks Animation, and Sony ImageWorks) violated anti-trust laws by fixing wages of animators...
Director Genndy Tartakovsky has spoken with Moviefone about the new trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2, discussing where the characters are since the last movie, the casting of Mel Brooks to play Dracula's father, and a few other elements about...