Irish-Film-Institute-150

Irish Film Inst. Hosts Animation Day

The Irish Film Institute in Dublin and Animation Skillnet are joining forces to present a day of discussion, master classes and screenings of shorts around the theme of animation for ... Continue Reading →
How-to-Train-Your-Dragon-2-150

DWA Teases First 5 Minutes of ‘Dragon 2′

DreamWorks Animation is offering fans a test flight of its hotly anticipated sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2 by releasing the first five high-flying minutes of the film. Out June ... Continue Reading →
PGS-entertainment-150

PGS Picks Up Method’s ‘Chaplin & Co’

The physical foibles and bewitching mustache of Charlie Chaplin live on thanks to the magic of animation in Chaplin & Co., which is proving a hit for distributor PGS Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
cannes-film-festival-150

‘Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Jutra’ Join Cannes Line Up

Two noteworthy animated projects have been announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25) programming section: Isao Takahata’s highly ... Continue Reading →
Kochadaiiyaan-150

First-Ever Indian Mo-Cap Film Arrives May 9

Freshman director Soundarya R. Ashwin, daughter of Indian film star and pop culture icon Rajinikanth, will have the distinction of launching the country’s first-ever entirely ... Continue Reading →
toonz-animation-150

Toonz Presents Animation Masters Summit

Indian studio Toonz Animation has announced the latest edition of its ‘Week with the Masters’ program. Organized as part of the studio’s 15th anniversary celebration, the Indian ... Continue Reading →
tiff-150

TIFF Kids Names Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival’s kiddie content fest revealed the winners of its kid, adult and audience-selected awards on Friday. Here are the key animation winners: Adult ... Continue Reading →
IDW-entertainment-150

IDW and George Lopez Unite for ‘Wormwood’

Recently launched IDW Entertainment, the production arm of the noted comics publisher, has teamed up with George Lopez and his Travieso Production Company to develop an animated series ... Continue Reading →
moving-picture-company-150

MPC NY Debuts First In-House Short for Easter

Acclaimed vfx house MPC’s New York facility has produced its first-ever, in-house animated short film: Sunny and Steve – Enjoy the Sweets. Written and directed by staff ... Continue Reading →
dreamworks-logo-150

DWA Taps ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Writers for ‘Hot Stuff’ Flick

According to The Hollywood Reporter, sibling writer duo Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux have been tapped to write a new CG/live-action hybrid (*unconfirmed by the studio) feature adaptation ... Continue Reading →