- 2022 Fest Anča Winners Announcedby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 5, 2022 at 6:44 pm
Malte Stein’s ‘Thing’ Lola Fefevre’s ‘Mom, What’s Up with the Dog?’ take top honors at the Slovak Republic festival; winners were announced at the event’s closing ceremonies on July 2.
- Animation Guild Members Ratify New Contractby Dan Sarto on July 5, 2022 at 6:09 pm
After months of negotiations, the 2021-2024 Animation Guild Master Agreement gets ratified with overwhelming support and a historic voter turnout.
- ‘Ten Year Old Tom’ Snags Season 2 Pickup at HBO Maxby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 5, 2022 at 5:10 pm
A new season is in the works for Steve Dildarian’s hilarious musings about an average kid just trying to figure stuff out with the support and guidance of the group of inept grownups that surrounds him.
- Podcast EP 168: ‘Cantastoria’ – How 11 Students Created a StopMo Film Remotely During the Pandemicby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 5, 2022 at 4:45 pm
Animators Stephen Belford, Anna Harestad, Heather Little, and Tawny Therrien discuss the challenges they overcame creating a stop-motion animated film during the pandemic while working remotely.
- Watch: ‘Stormgate’ Cinematic Trailer Made Entirely in Unreal Engineby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 5, 2022 at 3:31 pm
With the feel of classic 1990s real-time strategy game franchises, Zoic Studio’s new spot teases Frost Giant Studio’s upcoming PC game set hundreds of years in Earth’s future.
- LOBO Animates ‘A Hope Story’ for the American Lung Associationby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 4, 2022 at 6:06 pm
The animation studio teamed up with agency Hill Holliday and The Ad Council to create a PSA raising awareness of the importance of cancer screening; the short employs a visual style based on 3D/CG with a 2D-like finish, suggesting a mixed-media hand-painted feel.
- Crunchyroll Nabs ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond’by Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 4, 2022 at 5:28 pm
The anime powerhouse has picked up global distribution and marketing rights for the feature inspired by the popular fantasy-adventure anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime;’ the film is scheduled to debut in Japan in November 2022 and globally in early 2023.
- Paramount Drops ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’ Clipsby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 4, 2022 at 4:33 pm
Michael Cera and Samuel L. Jackson face off in two new ‘Training Montage’ videos, a prelude to the animated comedy coming to theaters July 15; tickets are now on sale!
- Watch: ‘Netflix Family Summer’ Sizzle Videoby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 1, 2022 at 9:30 pm
Highlights of the streamer’s summer slate include animated movie and series debuts of ‘The Sea Beast’ on July 8, ‘Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight’ on July 14, and ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie’ on August 5.
- Netflix Drops ‘Charlie’s Colorforms City’ Special Trailerby Debbie Diamond Sarto on July 1, 2022 at 9:00 pm
The popular preschool series celebrates the art of movies with a 3-part special, ‘Mighty Movie Adventures!,’ now streaming on Netflix.