With their madcap chases and slapstick frying-pan violence, Tom and Jerry have been making children and adults giggle for seven decades.
After 85 years in the fame game, the world’s most famous mouse has had a makeover. Laura Davis charts the changing face of Disney’s leading man
The animator behind the iconic opening credits to 1978 film Grease has died aged 93.
If you feel you need more Stephen Fry in your life, the actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, presenter, director, activist, and board member of Norwich City Football Club has launched possibly the world’s most self-regarding app.
Rising comedy talent and social media favourite Aziz Ansari is fast becoming a film star. Sarah Hughes meets him
Comedy star Caroline Aherne is to be among the cast of voices for a new animated children's series for the BBC.
Earth Day 2013 has been given a major boost thanks to Google featuring it as its doodle.
The number one paid mobile app of all time launches spin-off animation
The producer of an Oscar-winning film was unceremoniously kicked out of her seat during the ceremony in Los Angeles last night for throwing paper planes.
Philip Ridley's epic fairy-tale is the last production to be presented in Southwark Playhouse's current venue under the arches of London Bridge Station before it moves to temporary premises at the Elephant and Castle. As a swansong, it is therefore doubly apt.
A cartoon by The Independent's Dave Brown has been named Political Cartoon of the Year 2012.
Fyodor Khitruk, who died on 3 December at the age of 95, was the creator of the Soviet Union's animated version of AA Milne's Winnie the Pooh tales. The three much-loved Soviet cartoons of Vinni-Pukh, as Winnie the Pooh is known in Russia, were made between 1969 and 1972 and continue to be aired frequently on television. Along with Yuri Norshtein, whose 1975 Hedgehog in the Fog remains a cult classic, Khitruk has been credited as a leading innovator in the history of Soviet animation.
It doesn't roll off the tongue - but this year's most fabulous word is, according to Oxford English Dictionaries, "GIF".