Surrogates, Fame Challenge Meatballs, Plus Special L.A. Releases

How well will Meatballs stand up to Fame? We’ll find out this weekend, with the remake of the dance classic is one of three major new releases looking to dethrone last weekend’s ... Continue Reading →

Wedge’s Leaf Men Staying With Fox, Blue Sky

Fox and Blue Sky Studios have given Ice Age and Robots director Chris Wedge the green light for an animated feature film titled Leaf Men. Based on a William Joyce children’s book, ... Continue Reading →

Wildbrain Alumni Form Special Agent

Former Wildbrain co-founder Phil Robinson and producer Amy Capen have opened in San Francisco a new boutique animation studio called Special Agent Productions. The company recently ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Examine Editing for Animation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Perspectives on Editing seminar series turns its focus to animation for a one-night event set for Sept. 29. Hosting the event ... Continue Reading →

Animax Flashes the Laughs with Popzilla, Bob & Doug

Few subjects are as ripe for comedy as celebrities and their lifestyles ‘ but parodying the likes of Flo Rida or Britney Spears in animation has always been tough because of the ... Continue Reading →

Lincoln Butterfield Fields 3 Debuts at MIPCOM

Lincoln Butterfield Animation will introduce three new animated TV concepts ‘ When Whinn Situation, Loving Mustard and Big Buff Tuff Dudes ‘ at this year’s MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Debuts Turtles Forever at MIPCOM

4Kids Entertainment will debut a 90-minute special event capturing the various looks and spirit of the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise at this year’s MIPCOM. The ... Continue Reading →

Columbia Set to Play with He-Man

The He-Man and the Masters of the Universe movie has found a new home at Columbia. The feature film project based on the 1980s toy line and animated series had been in development at ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Adds Staff; Completes Campaigns

Los Angeles-based production company Animal Logic has expanded its staff, moved into a new location and completed design work, visual effects and animation on campaigns for Toyota, ... Continue Reading →

Murphy to Expand Cookie Jar Development

Development and production veteran Maggie Murphy has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment to develop and expand the company’s tween-targeted and primetime programming slates as senior ... Continue Reading →