The Japanese anime scene is like an artsy tourist village at the base of an active volcano. Everyone goes about their business for years, steadily building their brands or trying out new products…
It might have been curtains for the Oz animation industry when Disney shuttered its Sydney cel animation studio in 2006 after 18 years, setting 250 artisans adrift.
In January, when the sky is gray and flat, and daylight seems to last only a couple of hours, Edinburgh is best described by the vividly dreary Scottish word "dreich." But in high summer, the city…
It's no secret China's cost advantages make manufacturing toys, clothes and fake designer watches a useful option, but now toon producers are waking up to the fact that cheap production costs…
When Israeli helmer Ari Folman decided to turn his doc "Waltz With Bashir" into an animated feature, such was the lack of animation infrastructure in Israel that he had to start his own company, the…
If you want to gauge how seriously the French take their animated films, consider that they submitted "Persepolis" over live-action "La Vie en rose" in Oscar's foreign-language category. While it did…
After years of tinkering on its first full-length animated feature, Belgian stereoscopic specialist nWave has finally pegged a U.S. release plan for "Fly Me to the Moon." Tale of three houseflies who…
German publishing group Axel Springer has joined forces with consumer electronics giant Philips to introduce a new global Personal TV system that allows viewers to tailor TV channels to their…
The Crossover Lab media workshop will be held in Scandinavia for the first time.
Similar to what appears on screen, the "Rambo" DVD extras uncomfortably mix cartoonish ultra-violence with the real-life suffering of Burmese refugees that stand at the heart of the pic's storyline.