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The New "Rocko's Modern Life" Plot Is Meta And Dark AF

My brain, it hurts.<p>Posted on June 22, 2017, 16:00 GMT<p>In case you hadn't already heard, Nickelodeon is bringing back the beloved '90s cartoon <i>Rocko's Modern Life</i> for a brand new one-hour TV special, <i>Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling</i>, in 2018.<p>Nickelodeon<p><i>Rocko's Modern Life</i> is the latest in …

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Sunrise to Launch Animator Training Program in April 2018

1-year program will develop practical animator skills, have Sunrise animators as lecturers

Anime

Remembering Droids: The First Star Wars Animated Series

The Droids animated series is a forgotten yet essential chapter in Star Wars history. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>Feature MoviesBooks & Comics …

Star Wars

U.K. Coordinates Annecy Drive at Crunch Time for British Animation

A fifteen-strong U.K. delegation will be looking for buying, selling and recruitment opportunities at Annecy under the Animation U.K. banner, in the …

Folivari, Studiocanal Link on ‘Ernest & Celestine’ Sequel ‘Samsam’

Wild Bunch boards ‘Summit of the Gods,’ from Julianne Films and Folivari<p>ANNECY, France — Didier Brunner’s Folivari and Studiocanal, two of Europe’s …

Animation

Annecy Fest Surges in Size Yet Again, as ‘Despicable Me 3,’ ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘The Big Bad Fox’ Premiere at Event

Embraced by Hollywood, the world’s premier animation festival still builds as animation becomes a worldwide production phenomenon<p>Illumination Mac …

Animation

In 1913, One Gluttonous Pupper Changed the Course of Animation History

People love pet videos—and that’s nothing new.<p>The story of <i>The Artist’s Dream</i>, subtitled “The Dachshund and the Sausage” and released on this day in …

Cartoons

Viral BBC Dad's Kids 'Star' in New Animated Show

Back in March, Robert Kelly’s kids became overnight viral sensations when his daughter Mina and son Jack burst into his office while he was doing a …

TV

SPIDER-MAN Begins His Crime-Fighting Career In This Promo For Marvel And Disney XD's New Animated Series

Disney XD has debuted the first full promo for their upcoming <i>Spider-Man</i> animated series, and in it we see Peter Parker attempting to make a name for …

Comics

Annecy: ‘Mutafukaz’ Creator-Director Guillaume ‘Run’ Renard Talks Inspiration, Animation and Adaptation

Co-directed by 4ºC Studio’s Shoujirou Nishimi, Run’s feature debut world premieres June 13 at Annecy<p>ANNECY, France — At Annecy this year, if one is …

Animation

The 10 Best Animated Movies Of All Time

Animation, it’s frequently been said, is a medium, not a genre. You can use it to tell any number of stories in any number of ways. And it’s …

Animation

HENRY SELICK Bringing LITTLE NIGHTMARES Horror Game to TV

Visionary director Henry Selick only has four feature film directorial credits to his name, but has managed to created some of the most iconic and …

Animation

Annecy: TeamTO Announces ECAS Second-Chance Animation School

The concept, new for animation in France, looks ripe for export<p>ANNECY, France — Expansive European studio TeamTO is launching an affirmative action …

Animation

Martellus Bennett ranks his favorite animated movies

Martellus Bennett is one of the NFL's biggest kids. So it's only right that he ranked his favorite animated movies during a flood of tweets on …

Martellus Bennett

Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, June 5-11

<i>Naruto Shippūden</i> sells 1,127, followed by <i>A Silent Voice, One Piece, Macross Delta's</i> Walkūre, <i>Shin Godzilla</i>

Anime

Ratatouille (2007)

<i>“You must try things that may not work, and you must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from.”</i> — Gusteau<i>Ratatouille</i>, Disney …

Filmmaking

Annecy: First Women in Animation World Summit Fights Unconscious Bias, Gender Imbalance

WIA priority is to achieve a 50/50 gender balance by 2025<p>ANNECY, France — One of the main goals of Women in Animation is to reach a 50/50 gender …

Gender

Eric Beckman, Marc Bonny Receive Variety & Mifa 2017 Animation Personality of the Year Award

The world’s animation industry pays tribute at a select seated dinner to two distributors of exquisite independent animated features<p>ANNECY, France — …

Anime

‘DuckTales’: Cartoon Reboot Gets Premiere Date On Disney XD

Disney XD has slotted an August premiere date for its new animated comedy-adventure series <i>DuckTales.</i> It will kick off with an hourlong television …

Annecy: Disney TV Animation’s Eric Coleman on Four Guiding Principles of Animation

Disney world premieres “DuckTales’” opening title sequence at the French festival<p>ANNECY, France — “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” Disney …

Disney Animation

Blackpills Edges in on AdultSwim with New Censorship-Free Animation Studio

Teams with French Adult Animation Company Bobby Prod to Form “Bobbypills”Blackpills, a millennial focused digital media company, has partnered with …

Animation

The Annecy Festival: Animation in the Alps

The French Alpine town of Annecy is the equivalent of Cannes when it comes to animated movies.<p>And the world premiere of ‘Despicable Me 3’ was just one highlight of the 2017 edition of the Annecy Animation Festival -an event making its mark as far away as Hollywood.<p>Check out the #DespicableMe3 …

Animation

Annecy: VFX Giant Base FX Talks Up China’s ‘Wish Dragon’

You might not know its name but you have seen its work. Base FX aims to benefit where other animators have struggled south of the Great Wall<p>ANNECY, …

Animation

ANNECY 2017: Nora Twomey On Directing Cartoon Saloon’s Feature ‘The Breadwinner’

Cartoon Saloon returns to theaters this fall with a very different type of animated feature: "The Breadwinner." We go in-depth on the new production …

Animation

Technicolor Animation Productions Announces ‘Sly Cooper’ Animated Series

The new CG series is based on the best-selling PlayStation game franchise of the same name, representing a collaboration among Technicolor, Sony …

Anime

This Buddy System Produces Animated Hits for Adult Swim, Netflix

In the heart of Burbank’s bland office park, one of the most prolific, respected and twisted production companies in animation aims to make something …

TV

Animator Demonstrates 100 Different Types of Walks While on a Treadmill

Portland, Oregon stop-motion animator Kevin Parry of LAIKA (<i>The Boxtrolls</i>, <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i>) has created a great video where he demonstrates …

Animation

French Animation Producers Lash Out at Canal Plus’ Cost-Cutting drive

France’s French Animation Producers’ Union thrratens legal action, per reports<p>ANNECY, France — The French Animation Producers’ Union (SPFA) is …

France