Farewell to Maria Perego, the television author who in 1959 created the character of Topo Gigio. Perego, who was 95 years old, was working on the return of Topo Gigio to Rai Yoyo, expected next year. His death was announced "with great pain" by Alessandro Rossi, administrator of Topo Gigio srl. "The Lady – she says – was an exceptional ambassador o...

What do Tom and Jerry, Woody Woodpecker, The Jetsons, Snow White, and The Flash have in common? In addition to being some of the most iconic series and characters in the history of animation, they were also conceived by or can be linked in some manner to Italian Americans. The impact that Italian Americans have had on the world of animation, and th...

Saturday, August 24, 2019. 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Quirino Cristiani - The Mystery of the First Animated Movies is a documentary by Gabriele Zucchelli that explores animation pioneer Quirino Cristiani, who is credited with producing the first animated film in 1...

Il film d'animazione, Made in Italy, "Leo da Vinci - Missione Monna Lisa" è pronto a volare oltreoceano e a sbarcare negli States. Un traguardo non di poco conto considerando quanti pochi film italiani escono in Usa, in particolare di animazione. Dal 2 agosto il cartoon, prodotto da Gruppo Alcuni di Treviso, per la regia di Sergio Manfio, anche coa...