Animated Movies

Comcast's Film Revenues Trending Upward

Comcast‘s subsidiary NBC Universal Studios is one of the largest film producers in the U.S. The company’s film revenues have fluctuated from $5.45 billion in 2013, driven by the extraordinary contribution from hits such as <i>Despicable Me 2,</i> to $6.36 billion in 2016. Film revenues can be fairly …

Movies

Nas Wanted to Change the Vocabulary of Hip-Hop

In the latest animated short from Foot Locker and Timberland for the footwear company’s Legend’s Club series, Nas explains how in an effort to raise …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Justice League: Before heroes gather, watch these awesome animated movies, series

“There’s an attack coming from far away.” “Not coming, Bruce. It’s already here.” Wonder Woman senses the imminent threat that is looming upon the …

Comics

GIRAF animation festival teaches cinematic flair and augmented reality

Presented by Calgary Quickdraw, the festival celebrates all kinds of animation<p>As a kid, Brandon Hearty grew up watching Disney films and thinking …

Animation

Overwatch - Reinhardt Animated Short Developer Commentary - IGN Video

Blizzard Animation Project Director Ben Dai gives us a behind-the-scenes insight into the latest Overwatch animated short, 'Honor and Glory'.

Overwatch

Batman Battles Jack the Ripper in New R-Rated Animated Film

The Dark Knight is back in a new animated film set in the 19th century and where he’s up against the murderous Jack the Ripper. <i>Batman: Gotham by</i> …

Batman

A Stranded Man Stumbles Across a Freaky Haunted Mansion in Surreal Animated Short Macabre

We’ve been fans of filmmaker Jerónimo Rocha since we first saw his unsettling scifi horror short, <i>Dédalo</i>. His latest, <i>Macabre</i>, is quite a bit different …

Geek

26 Films Eligible for Oscar's "Best Animated Feature"

<b>by Nathaniel R</b>Italy's "Cinderella the Cat" which is aimed at adultsTwenty-six films have been deamed eligible for this year's Animated Feature Oscar …

Italy

Oscars 2017: 26 Films Could Vie for Best Animated Feature

There won't be any problem coming up with five nominees this year, the first time final voting will be open to the entire Academy.<p>There won’t be any …

The Oscars

Oscars: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Arrives as the Animated Feature to Beat

By now Pixar pretty much has it down to a science, both on the screen and on the circuit. With an all-hands method of cracking story, the Emeryville, …

Animation

The Working Man, An Animated Short About a Man Stuck in a Very Bad Job With Angry Bosses

Animator Tim Searfoss created “The Working Man,” an animated short about a miserable man stuck in a very bad job with untrustworthy machinery and …

Animation

An Adorable Animated Short About a Cute Little Spider Named Lucas

Joshua Slice has created an adorable animated short about a cute little spider named Lucas. The tiny arachnid announced that he has too many eyeballs …

Adorable

Giveaway: Win 2 All-Access Passes to Inaugural Palm Springs International Animation Festival!

Lineup for first annual Palm Springs International Animation Festival running November 9-11 includes screenings of ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘Tehran Taboo,’ …

Animation

In Animated Short I Am Here, a Cosmic Search for Meaning Leads to a Most Unexpected Place

Eoin Duffy’s previous animated short followed the strange quest of a squirrel hunting for his missing scarf. His latest, <i>I Am Here</i>, follows another …

Geek

Three to see this weekend: festive cheer, drinking beer and taking your party up a gear

1Bar Hutte at Spinningfields<p>It doesn’t get more winter warming than this. Come and experience a unique take on après-ski Manchester style. Each hütte …

Manchester

In Animated Short, Modern Employment is Both Monstrous and Mundane

A new animated short film called “The Working Man” features zany machines, angry bosses, and one very bad job.<p>Created by animator Tim Searfoss, the …

Geek

What's up for the weekend of Nov. 10-12: veterans, cars, animation, color, art and noodles

Next weekend it’s veterans, cars, animation, color, art and noodles. No bull. Well, actually, yes, bull too.<p>Palm Springs<p>The International Animation Festival will screen six feature-length films and 300 shorts from 103 countries.<p>Seminars and panel discussions add a dimension to the films; categories …

Auto Shows

New 'Overwatch' Animated Short Brings the Reinhardt Feels

Blizzard debuted its latest <i>Overwatch</i> animated short during BlizzCon 2017 today, and it focuses on everyone's favorite tank, Reinhardt.<p>Apparently, …

Animation

Videos: Pirates Fight Each Other In The Stop-Motion Animated Short Film Rum

The is the stop-motion animated short film <i>Rum</i>.<p>The short comes from Dark Barn Films and was directed by Russell Haigh, with VFX, compositing, and …

Animation

A Subway Story, A Romantic Animated Short About a New York City Couple Who Met on the Train in 2011

In the wonderfully animated short film “A Subway Story” by filmmaker Eugene Kolb tells the romantic story of how he and his partner Clara met while …

Animation

Blimey it's a new Overwatch map, hero and animated short

It's a bumper night for Overwatch at BlizzCon 2017 - there's both a new hero <i>and</i> a new map coming!<p>The new hero is Moira, a support healer. She can …

Animation

BlizzCon 2017: Overwatch Gets New Hero, Map, and Animated Short

BlizzCon 2017: Overwatch Gets New Hero, Map, and Animated Short<p>/ November 3, 2017 at 4:16 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>It’s the time of year again where …

Animation

Iran Defeats America in Tehran’s Newest Animated Film

Fancy drones and ballistic missiles decimate U.S. forces<p>by MATTHEW GAULT<p>American troops descend from a helicopter onto a green field peppered by …

Persian Gulf

The Lion Queen: Beyonce To Lend Voice To Iconic Role Of Nala In Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Live-Action Remake

Queen of Pop Beyonce is extending the reach of her reign to the movie world as she reveals her role in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the …

Walt Disney Company

Pirates Fight Over a Treasure Greater Than Booze in the Stop-Motion Short RUM

For the legendary pirates Bluebeard and Redbeard (aka Barbarossa), it seems that nothing could be better than sharing a growler of rum among friends. …

Geek

Two Vancouver films highlighted at international animation festival

'It's my first film that I ever did and my first festival, so it's very exciting,' says one animator<p>Some of the best in international animation was …

Animation

World Animation Day: From 'Up' to 'In a Heartbeat', 6 times animated movies struck a chord

Gone are the days when cartoons were the things enjoyed only by the kids. Millennials have taken Peter Pan's life lesson seriously and clung to the …

Animation

Here’s the Plan

LinkA charming, relatable, and at times downright tearjerking animated short about a cat and dog who plan their lives together as cupcake bakers, and …

Winston, An Eerily Poetic Animated Short Film About a Paranoid Man Living Alone During a Cold Winter

During his fourth year at CalArts, artist and filmmaker Aram Sarkisian created “Winston,” an eerily poetic animated short film about a paranoid old …

Animation

Award-Winning Animated Short ‘Negative Space’ Makes Online Debut

After playing in more than 80 festivals and winning 25 prizes since premiering at Annecy in June, the stop-motion animated short “Negative Space” …

Animation