Wish Dragons

Jackie Chan, Constance Wu to Voice Sony’s ‘Wish Dragons’

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed more details about its 2019 slate. The studio will release Wish Dragons, a new retelling of the “1,001 Nights” genie-in-a-bottle story retold ... Continue Reading →
Mirai

Hosoda to Premiere ‘Mirai’ in Cannes

The latest movie from Japanese helmer Mamoru Hosoda, Mirai of the Future will screen as part of Cannes Directors’ Fortnight section in May and will later be released by global outfit ... Continue Reading →
Al Jean

‘Simpsons’ Producer Al Jean Tackles Apu Issue

Addressing the growing controversies surrounding what many see as the stereotypical character of The Simpsons’ Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu, show runner Al Jean took to Twitter today. He ... Continue Reading →
Brandon Sawyer

Animated People: Brandon Sawyer, Exec Producer ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’

Last week, Netflix debuted the new animated series The Boss Baby: Back in Business, which is the TV spinoff series of the 2017 Oscar-nominated DreamWorks feature. The show finds Boss ... Continue Reading →
Ramsey Naito

Ramsey Naito Is Paramount Animation’s New Exec VP

The Boss Baby producer is now the new boss at Paramount Animation. Ramsey Naito has joined the studio’s animation division as exec VP, according to Deadline. She will report to Paramount ... Continue Reading →
The Art of Google Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Launches Art Book and Exhibit

For the past three years, animation fans have been enjoying the amazing projects produced under the Google Spotlight Stories banner. Now they can take in some of the fantastic concept ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Sony Pictures Animation Shares ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Highlights

How do you make the third movie about a friendly Eastern European vampire and his family entertaining? Put them all on a crazy cruise ship, whose captain is none other than a descendent ... Continue Reading →
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

‘Sgt. Stubby’: Tale of a Terrific Terrier

***This story was written for the May 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 280*** Inspirations for animated projects can arrive from the unlikeliest of sources. Just ask writer, director ... Continue Reading →
Ballmastrz: 9009

‘Ballmastrz: 9009’ – Misfits of the Apocalypse!

***This article was written for the May issue of Animation Magazine No. 280*** It’s loud, weird and set in a post-apocalyptic world gone mad — which means Christy Karacas’ new ... Continue Reading →
Tasty Tales of the Food Truckers

‘Tasty Tales of the Food Truckers’ Serves a Moveable Feast

***This article was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** Sometimes the simplest ideas can inspire brilliant animated shows. Take, for example, the  upcoming ... Continue Reading →