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‘SpongeBob’ Topples ‘Sniper’ at Box Office

It took a guy living in a pineapple at the bottom of the sea to knock out long-running champ American Sniper from the top spot at the box office this weekend. Opening wide on Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Gives Final Awards Piece to ‘LEGO’

The BAFTA Awards gave The LEGO Movie a triumphant finale to its awards season by bestowing on it this weekend the Best Animated Film honor. Having been passed over for an Oscar nomination ... Continue Reading →
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Playrific Brings ‘Purple Turtle’ to Digital

The popular Purple Turtle is going digital. Aadarsh is partnering with Playrific, publishers of popular children’s apps for leading and emerging brands, to bring the Purple Turtle ... Continue Reading →
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DUCK Studios Adds Argentina’s Gizmo Animation

Argentinean design laboratory Gizmo Animation has joined DUCK Studios’ roster of directors. With more than 10 years of experience in 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, and ... Continue Reading →
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TWC Sets ‘Underdogs’ for Aug. 14

Underdogs — the English-language version of the Argentinian animated featuare Metegol — has had its release date reset for Aug. 14. Distributed by The Weinstein Company, the film ... Continue Reading →
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VES Goes Big for ‘Hero,’ ‘Apes’

The 13th annual VES Awards went ape for Apes and big for Big Hero 6 last night. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes lead the live-action feature film categories with three wins, while Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animal Logic to Reignite Astro Boy

Animal Logic Entertainment has partnered with Japan’s Tezuka Productions to develop a live-action, science fiction superhero feature film based on the iconic comic book franchise ... Continue Reading →
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Jones Eyes ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff; Tarkin Returns on ‘Rebels’

The news from a galaxy far, far away is coming fast and furious. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Felicity Jones is in talks to play the lead in the first Star Wars spinoff ... Continue Reading →
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Rooster Teeth Animator Oum Dies, Age 33

Monty Oum, an animator who worked with the Rooster Teeth studio, died Feb. 1, 10 days after he suffered a severe allergic reaction during a medical procedure and fell into a coma. He ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Posts Global SVOD Sales

Cyber Group Studios announced new agreements for more than ten of its series on international digital VOD platforms. Deals cover players such as Hulu, PlayKids and Kabillion platforms ... Continue Reading →