Banderas Lines Up Behind Goleor

Spanish animated feature film Goleor, the Scale and the Sword has entered pre-production with actor Antonio Banderas on board to cast and direct the voice actors, as well as provide ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Taps TV Vet Samuels as Executive Producer

Former CBS and NBC executive Kathy Samuels is joining Hasbro Studios as executive producer. Samuels’ previous job was senior VP at CBS Television Distribution Group, where she ... Continue Reading →

Euro Producers Head to Latin America for Cartoon Connection

The organizers of Cartoon Connection aim to bring together the Latin American and European animation industries to establish new relationships at the first staging of the event Nov. ... Continue Reading →

Christmas Carol Captures Weekend Crown

The holidays arrived early at the box office, as Disney’s A Christmas Carol handily beat out a trio of newcomers to top the weekend charts. The stereoscopic 3-D film, which director ... Continue Reading →

Aykroyd, Farris, Timberlake Eyeing Yogi Bear

Warner Bros.’ live action and CG animation hybrid feature adaptation of Yogi Bear is picking up cast members more quickly than pic-a-nic baskets. The studio is reportedly in talks ... Continue Reading →

Heathcliff Movie Makers Secure Development Fund

Magic Lantern Entertainment has acquired $10 million in development funds for its movie slate, which includes a blended media/CGI animated project called Bad Kitty that is based on ... Continue Reading →

Fox Brings Peru’s Dolphin to North America

Fox has bought the North American distribution rights to The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer, a Peruvian CGI-animated feature film. The film was released in Peru in October and set a record ... Continue Reading →

Phase 4 Catches Missing Lynx

Phase 4 Films has picked up North American distribution rights to The Missing Lynx: Paws on the Run. The Spanish toon, co-produced and voiced by actor Antonio Banderas and directed ... Continue Reading →

Kadokawa Talk to Kick Off Animation Asia Conference

The CEO of Kadokawa Group Holdings will kick off the Animation Asia Conference with a keynote address titled ‘Bringing Japan’s Content to the World ‘ Think Globally, ... Continue Reading →

Kids BAFTA Noms Have CelAction 2D in Common

The preschool animation nominees for the 2009 Children’s BAFTAs are as different as can be content wise, but all were made using the CelAction2D animation software. The nominees ... Continue Reading →