Preschool Animated Star Wars Series Rumored

Lucasfilm is reportedly in very early development on a new animated Star Wars series aimed at preschoolers. A report on the web site IESB.net reports the series will be based on the ... Continue Reading →

Aardman, Vooz Club, BRB Team on Canimals

A trio of animation houses from around the world ‘ U.K.’s Aardman; Korea’s Vooz Club; and Spanish house BRB’s creative boutique, Screen 21 ‘ will co-produce ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Waking Sleeping Beauty Clip, Q&A News

Animation is capable of telling fantastic fictions that no medium can match. But sometimes, the fact behind the fiction is an amazing story in and of itself. That’s the case with ... Continue Reading →

Alice Keeps Its Head Start at the Box Office

Tim Burton’s 3-D reimagining of the classic Alice in Wonderland topped the box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney movie grossed a strong $34.5 million over the ... Continue Reading →

WB, Segal Aim to Adapt Bleach

Warner Bros. is negotiating a deal with VIZ Media to obtain the feature film rights to the popular manga and anime series Bleach, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Segal, whose ... Continue Reading →

Skarsgards, Stormare to Voice 3D Moomins

Stellan and Alexander Skarsgard and Peter Stormare have been cast as the lead voice actors in the stereoscopic 3-D animated adaptation of Moomins and the Comet Chase. The film is being ... Continue Reading →

VFX Veteran Rosenbaum Joins Digital Domain

Stephen Rosenbaum, who has won two Oscars for outstanding visual effects, has joined Digital Domain as a visual effects supervisor. Rosenbaum, whose Oscar wins came for the features ... Continue Reading →

Dietz and Schofield Open Pencil Test Studios

Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield, who between them have more than 30 years experience producing animation, have teamed up to form Pencil Test Studios. The new production company is based ... Continue Reading →

Logorama, Mr. Fox Set for Stuttgart

Oscar-winning short film Logorama and Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox will be among the highlights of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, slated for May 4-9. The festival ... Continue Reading →

Burton to Animate Addams Cartoons

Tim Burton plans to make a stop-motion, 3-D film out of the original Addams Family cartoons, reports Deadline Hollywood. The cartoons, drawn by Charles Addams and originally published ... Continue Reading →