Month: December 2012 – page 2

New The Croods trailer, DreamWorks 2013 slate details

A new trailer for The Croods has made its debut online over at iTunes movie trailers. The movie directed by Chris Sanders comes to theaters everywhere this March. And for those who want a sneek peek at The Croods and other DreamWorks Animation titles coming next year, check out’s report on a recent preview that […]

AV Readers’ Best of the Decade List: 2001-2010

You voted on the top animated films of the 2000’s. Which movie was your choice as the best of the decade?

Fyodor Khitruk Passes Away

The Soviet animation legend Fyodor Khitruk passed away on 12/3/12 at age 95. Animaton Magazine highlights the legend, who is best known for creating Vinni Puh, the Russian version of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh. The three Vinni Pih cartoons were made from 1969 to 1972. Khitruk also adapted Pinnocchio for Russian audiences in 1960 […]

Netflix and Disney Sign Streaming Deal

Have you wanted to watch a Disney film on Netflix, but were unable to find it in the streaming library? Good news! Disney and Netflix have signed a deal for the Mouse’s films to stream on the popular service…in 2016. The deal includes movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Disnenature. If you do not want […]

Dinner with Pixar Co-Founder

For those of you near San Francisco, Grubwithus is having a contest where you can win two seats to a dinner with Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith — someone who seems to have been forgotten in the history of Pixar. If you’re a fan of the studio you might find this especially interesting as Smith […]

Frankenweenie wins NYFCC award

Awards season has begun! After the Annie nominations this morning, the New York Film Critics’ Circle has announced the winners of their annual prizes. And the animation award went to Disney and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. However, that may not be a harbinger of Oscar glory. Since the Academy started giving out an animated feature award […]

2012 Annie Award nominations announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 40th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The nominees for Best Animated Features this year are: Brave, Frankenweenie, Hotel Transylvania, ParaNorman, Rise of the Guardians, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, The Rabbi’s Cat, and Wreck-It Ralph. Brave, Rise […]

Bugs Bunny Superstar

Larry Jackson and Bob Clampett’s documentary tribute to Termite Terrace is a unique, one of a kind retrospective that should be on any serious cartoon buff’s shelf!

Don’t be a jerk! It’s a SpongeBob Christmas with Screen Novelties!

As SpongeBob prepares to make his stop-motion debut on television this Christmas, Jeremie goes behind the scenes to speak with his new animators!