The logo of Animation Magazine
|Year founded||August 1987|
|Company||Animation Magazine, Inc.|
|Based in||Calabasas, California|
Animation Magazine is an American print magazine and website covering the animation industry and education, as well as visual effects. The print magazine is published 10 times a year in the United States.
History and profile
Animation Magazine was founded in August 1987 by Terry Thoren, inspired by the success of the newspaper Animation News, which had been distributed over the previous six months to help promote Thoren's short-film compilations, Tournees of Animation  The print edition is published 10 times a year in the United States. Editorial covers all forms of animation: 2D animation, 3D for animation and visual effects, and stop-motion. A digital version was created in 2006. It also published a daily weekday newsletter.
Daily animation news is updated every weekday on the publication's website. The site is also home to World Animation Celebration Online (WAC-O), an online film festival featuring animated shorts from around the world. Films are free to view. Also featured on the site is AniMagTV, a portal dedicated to brief reports on animation events, shorts and trailers.