Annecy Exclusive: Talking DreamWorks with Jeffrey Katzenberg

One of the surprise appearances at Annecy 2016 is Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. Katzenberg was in town to support the studio’s presentations for the features Trolls ... Continue Reading →

Annecy: Aardman’s Peter Lord and David Sproxton

Few studios around the world are as beloved as Aardman Animations, the U.K. stop-motion and Claymation studio behind such hits as Creature Comforts, Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run ... Continue Reading →

A Tentacle Spectacle

Pixar digs deep to make a septopus named Hank — arguably the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →

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Crackle Acquires ‘Robotech’ To Anchor Anime Channel  Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, has acquired the complete series to Harmony Gold’s popular ’80s anime series ... Continue Reading →

Alibaba, Flame Node Support Sheep and Wolves China Release

Wizart Animation announced a partnership with Flame Node Entertainment and Alibaba Group to bring to China its new feature Sheep and Wolves. Flame Node Entertainment, which released ... Continue Reading →

CPC to Run Spain and Portugal rights for Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’

Cyber Group Studios appointed Consumer Product Connection to oversee the Spanish and Portuguese licensing rights for the animated preschool series Zou. The show has reached more than ... Continue Reading →

Playing to Win

Rainmaker and Blockade hope animation smarts turn the PlayStation game series into a hit movie. Adapting any ... Continue Reading →

Stripped from Life

Chris Savino’s real-life experiences and his love of comic-strip esthetics infuse Nickelodeon’s new comedy series The Loud House.  Chris Savino grew up in a family of 10 children, ... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →