Sundance Shorts Announced

The Sundance Institute announced the program of short films selected to screen at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. This year the shorts program received 5,632 submissions, and a record ... Continue Reading →

Director Talks Little Spirit Special

A pet project that started off as an independent short film is now an animated primetime network holiday special airing Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. on NBC. We chatted with writer/director/producer/animator ... Continue Reading →

Chipmunks ‘Squeakuel’ Has Director

After earning more than $360 million at the box office worldwide last year, the singing rodents are making their way back to the big screen. Fox 2000 and Regency have tapped Betty Thomas ... Continue Reading →

Shyamalan Casts Last Airbender

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan has reportedly cast major roles for his upcoming big-screen adaptation of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender. Entertainment Weekly reports ... Continue Reading →

New Version of Watchmen Trailer Online

A new variation of Warner Bros.’ Watchmen trailer has hit the web, offering another sneak peek at director Zack Snyder’s highly anticipated adaptation of DC Comics’ ... Continue Reading →

Connors Named COO of Marvel Studios

Tim Connors has been appointed chief operating officer of Marvel Studios, the Hollywood subsidiary of Marvel Ent. In his new role, Connors will manage day-to-day business operations ... Continue Reading →

I Am Legend Collector’s Edition in Stores

Warner Home Video is tempting fans of the hit Will Smith vehicle I Am Legend with a new collector’s edition release loaded with bonus material including the four animated comics ... Continue Reading →

Critics’ Choice Noms Announced

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 14th annual Critics’ Choice Awards, placing Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E and Warner Bros.’ ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Film Critics Pick WALL’E

Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E was voted Best Picture of the Year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight was named runner-up for ... Continue Reading →

Holiday Toons Score Solid Ratings

The major broadcast networks can always count on perennial animated favorites to draw audiences during the holiday season. Millions of viewers tuned in for such classics as Dr. Seuss’ ... Continue Reading →