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Tintin Takes Home Another Best Animated Trophy

Continuing its winning streak after taking the Golden Globe Award a week ago, Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin took home the Producers Guild Award for Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →
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Berlin Fest to Unleash ‘Zarafa’ and 3D ‘Monkey King’

The world premiere of the animated French-Belgian feature Zarafa and a restored 3D version of the Chinese classic Monkey King are part of this year’s high-flying Berlin International ... Continue Reading →
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Télé Images’ ‘Secret Ranch’ Rassles New Sales

Paris-based animation studio Télé Images Productions (part of Zodiak Kids) has secured presale deals for its new animated series Secret Ranch with TF1, Teletoon and Equidia (France), ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Newby Animates Dickens for BBC Radio

In celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have commissioned five films and five radio plays—Dickens In London—to be broadcast ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Feature Will Be CG-Animated

Disney’s holiday 2013 feature Frozen will be a CG-animated version of a project that used to be called The Snow Queen, according to Slashfilm.com. The movie, which has been in development ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane Wraps ‘Small Potatoes’ Movie

Josh Selig and his busy team of animators at New York-based Little Airplane have finished principle photography on a Small Potatoes movie and are in discussion to have the film released ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Returns to Anaheim and Vancouver

International computer graphics and interactive techniques confab SIGGRAPH will return to Anaheim, Calif, July 21 to 25 in 2013 to celebrate the 40th International Conference and Exhibition ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Lands Purrfect Digital Deal

UK-based producer and rights management company Coolabi has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool animated show Poppy Cat (52 x 11), beginning ... Continue Reading →
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Yowza Animation to Produce ‘Chirp’ Preschool Show

Canadian animation studio Yowza is collaborating with publisher OwlKids and CBC Television on a new preschool series called Chirp. The show is based on content by Chirp magazine and ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Master Douglas Trumbull to Receive Special Oscar

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award to Douglas Trumbull, a visionary filmmaker who has worked as a designer, ... Continue Reading →