Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fox Is Scrapping Its Late-Night Animation Block ADHD

Fox’s experiment with late-night animation didn’t go as well as they had anticipated. The network will end its Saturday late-night animation block ADHD (Animation Domination High-Def) in June, less than a year after it began. It was originally created as a replacement for the cancelled sketch comedy show “MADtv.”

‘Hoof It’ by Seth Boyden

A boy goes on a perilous quest through the mountains to rescue his family’s missing goat.

MIA-BD: Where are these AWOL animated movies in HD?

In 2006, the newly launched AV started an MIA-DVD campaign to “compile the most concise listing we can of American and international feature films and cartoon short series as yet unavailable” on DVD. Den of Geek now asks why aren’t these 18 great animated films available on today’s HD disc format? “Sadly, there are some […]

Frozen crosses $400 million mark at domestic box office

There’s yet another Frozen success story to be discussed today, as the Disney movie finally crossed the $400 million mark in the US, The Wrap is reporting. That makes the film only the 19th film to ever cross that milestone, and the sixth movie from the Mouse House to do so. It’s also the fourth […]

Moonbot Studios Has Started to Develop Feature-Length Film Projects

The Oscar-winning Louisiana animation studio Moonbot recently announced that it is developing multiple feature-length film projects. It has acquired the film rights to two YA book series: the “Olivia Kidney” trilogy by Ellen Potter, which it plans to do as a live-action/animation hybrid; and “The Extincts” by Veronica Cossanteli.

Disney’s new short Feast announced

The Disney Insider blog has revealed the title, concept, and some art from Disney Animation Studios’ latest short film. Titled Feast, and helmed by Paperman head of animation Patrick Osborne, the short “is the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite […]

‘Ping Pong’ Recap: ‘Staking Your Life On Table Tennis is Revolting’ (Ep. 3)

Tensions run high during the high school championships, and all eyes are on the showdown between Kong and Smile. The third episode jumps abruptly from Smile’s training in episode 2 right to the championships, and to a Smile who has begun to gain the confidence to show his true potential.

Animated Fragments #26

Animated Fragments is our semi-regular feature of animation tests, experiments, micro-shorts, and other bits of cartoon flotsam that doesn’t fit into other categories. To view the previous 25 installments, go to the Fragments archive.

Artist of the Day: Rob Dunlavey

A look at the work of Rob Dunlavey, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day.

Annecy Announces 18 Animated Features For 2014 Festival

Today the Annecy International Animated Film Festival announced the feature film selections for their 2014 edition. Eighteen films were selected—nine in competition and nine out of competition. A total of 68 animated features were submitted this year.