Animation Is Film Reveals Competition Line-Up

[ad_1] Animation Is Film (AIF) has announced the competition line-up and other special events for its fourth edition, which takes place in-person October 22-24, returning to its home at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood.  Kicking off on Friday, October 22 is the North American premiere of the highly anticipated Netflix feature, The Summit …

2 New Stephen Colbert Animated Projects Coming to Comedy Central

[ad_1] With the ink barely dry on its massive $900 million deal with South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, MTV Entertainment Studios has just announced two new projects slated to air this fall on Comedy Central that build on the network’s long legacy of political satire. The first, Fairview, is a weekly, hyper-topical, …

Watch ‘My Own Drum Remix’ Video with Missy Elliott from ‘Vivo’ Soundtrack

[ad_1] Atlantic Records, Netflix, and Sony Pictures Animation just released a vibrant new visual, My Own Drum Remix, featuring Missy Elliott and Vivo’s Marta. The energetic dance video includes 3D animated sequences of the musical’s animated characters, dancing along and singing to the beat. Directed by Evan Hara, it features Tik Tok stars Enola Bedard, …

Call for Entries: Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2022

[ad_1] The 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will take place from May 3 to 8, 2022. Animated films completed after October 1, 2020, can now be submitted for the main festival competitions. Entries are now being accepted in the following categories: International Competition – International competition for animated short films Young Animation …

EXCLUSIVE Clip: Liberty Joins the Paw Patrol

[ad_1] PAW Patrol: The Movie is coming to digital tomorrow, September 21, and Paramount Home Entertainment has just shared with AWN an exclusive clip from the film. The Digital release includes never-before-seen bonus content from Paramount Home Entertainment highlighted below.  The film will arrive on Blu-ray & DVD November 2, just in time for Thanksgiving …

OIAF 2021 Drops Official Trailer and New Program Highlights

[ad_1] OIAF 21 runs online September 22 – October 3 featuring the most popular events of the live festival, including the Official Competition and Panorama screenings showcasing the best new animated films from around the world. Participants can take part in a wide-range of artist and industry talks, meet with animation schools and recruiters, and …

‘Coraline’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ Available Now as Blu-ray+DVD Combos

[ad_1] From LAIKA and Shout Factory! the Academy Award-nominated animated films Coraline and The Boxtrolls are now available to own on Blu-ray+DVD combos, with ParaNorman and Kubo and the Two Strings following on September 14. The Blu-ray+DVD combos new special features include “Inside LAIKA interviews with the studio’s animation team,” Never-Before-Seen Animation Test Footage, and …

New ‘ACME Night’ Program Block Coming to Cartoon Network

[ad_1] WarnerMedia Kids & Family just announced the launch of ACME Night, a block of family entertainment programming running every Sunday starting September 19 at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, coming to HBO Max next year. The new block, named after the fictional corporation made famous by the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote …

Netflix Acquires ‘The Summit of the Gods’

[ad_1] Netflix has acquired worldwide rights (outside France, Benelux, China, Japan, and Korea) to the animated feature The Summit of the Gods (Le Sommet des Dieux), based the popular manga series written and illustrated by Jiro Taniguchi, originally based on the 1998 novel by Baku Yumemakura. The film premiered earlier this year in Cannes as …

DNEG Animation Names Tom Jacomb President

[ad_1] Animation and VFX studio DNEG has promoted London-based Tom Jacomb to president, DNEG Animation. Previously serving as managing director, Jacomb helped launch the studio’s feature animation division in 2014, growing the team to more than 500 employees across locations in London, Los Angeles, Montréal, and Mumbai. In his new role he will oversee further …