Dragon Looks to Knock Alice Down to Size

After three weekends of Alice in Wonderland dominating the box office, comes a 3D challenge in the form of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon. Dragon, directed by ... Continue Reading →

Bird Short-Listed for Mission: Impossible IV

Brad Bird, director of such popular animated features as The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, is reportedly thinking about going live action to direct Mission: Impossible ... Continue Reading →

CafeFX Scales Back, Shuts Santa Monica Office

Visual effects studio CafeFX has closed its Santa Monica location, citing the weak economy and the lack of production incentives in California as factors in the decision. Speaking to ... Continue Reading →

Boxx Technologies Adds EnFuzion 3D

Boxx Technologies has added EnFuzion 3D render management software to the professional rendering applications for its dedicated, high-performance rendering computer systems. Developed ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Promotes Execs Haigney, Gray

4Kids Productions has promoted two executives, lifting Michael Haigney to the post of creative director and Kristen Gray to the job of head of network operations. Haigney will be responsible ... Continue Reading →

Decode’s Pirates to Set Sail at MIP-TV

Decode Enterprises will launch the new preschooler series Pirates, Adventures in Art at MIP-TV. The 36 x 12 min. series, which was commissioned by the CBC in Canada in and produced ... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Woolverton to Script Malificent

Having written the script that re-imagined Alice in Wonderland for Tim Burton, writer Linda Woolverton has been hired by Disney to tackle Maleficent, a live-action take on the evil ... Continue Reading →

South Seas Student Wins Animag-Sponsored Award

South Seas Film, Television and Animation School honored animation graduate Juan Bautista Culiolis for his short film Fanatics Of The Deep. Culiolis won the Audience Favorite Animation ... Continue Reading →

New Images, Clips from Bakshi’s Restored Rings

Warner Home Video has released images and clips from its upcoming digitally remastered DVD and Blu-ray release of Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings. The new release of the ... Continue Reading →

Mill Creek to Release Cookie Jar DVDs

Mill Creek Entertainment will release on DVD a number of popular titles from the Cookie Jar Entertainment library. The deal includes such animated series as The Busy World of Richard ... Continue Reading →