Mary and Max Debuts on Sundance VOD

Adam Elliot’s award-winning stop-motion feature Mary and Max will debut on Sundance Channel’s video-on-demand service. This new service offers documentaries and international ... Continue Reading →

Fresnadillo May Go for BioShock

Have they not learned anything from the money vacuum that was the Halo movie? Well maybe they have. Variety reports that director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) is in talks ... Continue Reading →

Cameron’s Avatar Trailer Hits the Web

Only a month after wowing the fanboy crowds at San Diego’s Comic-Con, Fox will preview selected scenes of James Cameron’s upcoming feature, Avatar at select cinemas and ... Continue Reading →

Sherak Elected as New Academy President

Industry veteran Tom Sherak was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday by the org’s Board of Governors. Sherak succeeds Sid Ganis, who ... Continue Reading →

Chop Socky Chooks Ready to Peck on DVD

Billed as ‘poultry that packs a punch,’ the Aardman/Decode CG-animated series Chop Socky Chooks will be released on a two-disc DVD set on October 6. This Fox Home Ent. release ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight and E1 Ent. Makes Distrib Deal

L.A-based PorchLight Entertainment has made a long-term distribution deal with global E1 Entertainment Distribution. Under this new pact, E1 Entertainment will distribute the December ... Continue Reading →

REDCAT’s Hot for Animation This Fall

The new fall season at REDCAT (the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in Los Angeles) will offer an eclectic mix of cutting-edge animated projects from around the world. Among the ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter to Receive Golden Lion from Lucas

George Lucas will present the Venice Festival’s Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award to John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich. Lucas, hailed ... Continue Reading →

CBBC Commissions New Toons

U.K.’s CBBC channel announced that it’s expanding its online Cartoon Works portal and has commissioned a new animated series called Muddle Earth (based on the books by Paul ... Continue Reading →

Stitch! Show Is Big in Japan

It looks like the wonderful blue alien star of Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois’ 2002 animated feature Lilo & Stitch is getting his own show in Japan. Variety reports that ... Continue Reading →