Check Out This Awesome Disney Animation Layered Over Live-Action Scenes

Ever wonder how Disney used to get character movements so lifelike before today’s computer technology existed? Well, this is how: they filmed actual scenes from animated movies with real actors so they could mimic the poses and actions on paper.…

Finding Nemo Sequel Officially Announced

Finding Nemo is generally regarded as one of Pixar‘s finest animated films. With that in mind, the question naturally arises: why Cars got a sequel before Nemo? That question is now irrelevant, as Pixar has officially announced the sequel to…

Activision Brings The Uncanny Valley To Games

Activision may be perceived as a money-making machine that just throws out the same game every year, but the company is heavily invested in the future of gaming technology. Take for instance this new real-time face rendering tech the company…

Bill Gates’ Condom Contest Gets the NMA Treatment

As previously reported, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is looking for new innovations in the new round of their “Grand Challenges Explorations” initiative. One of these contests is for a $100,000 grant to develop a better condom, you know,…

Biggie Smalls Ghost to Appear on Animated TV Series

It’s been 16 years since Notorious B.I.G., born as Christopher Wallace, was gunned down in L.A., but it now appears that his spirit will live on. In cartoon form, at least. A company called Ossian Media this week announced a…

Why We Have to Die (Scientifically Speaking) [VIDEO]

“Mother, why do I have to die?’ “Well, Timmy, it’s because our cells stop replicating. And so that we’re not riddled with cancer by the age of two. Oh, and because I passed it down to you and you’re a…

Hugo Chavez Gets a Taiwanese Animation Sendoff

The coverage of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death wasn’t complete until someone brought the whipping of aliens and cancer cereal to the mix. Thankfully, Next Media Animation has stepped up to the plate. Kudos.

Netflix to Debut First Original Series for Kids in December

Continuing the massive push into the original content game, Netflix has just announced a partnership with DreamWorks Animation SKG for the release of its first-ever original series for kids. It’s called Turbo: F.A.S.T. (Fast Action Stunt Team), and is based…

FarmVille TV Show on the Way from Producer Brett Ratner

FarmVille is coming to the small screen. Director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce a half-hour animated TV series based on the hit Facebook-based virtual farming game. According to reports, he’s signed on to work with a Canadian production…

Gangnam Style Flip Book Is Cool Enough to Overcome Fact That It’s About Gangnam Style

I don’t know if Gangnam Style is completely dead yet. I’m not even going to comment on whether or not it should be. I don’t care if PSY said some anti-American crap one time. I also don’t care that this…