20 Films Submitted for Oscars; 5 Noms Likely

Twenty films have been submitted for consideration as the best animated feature film in this year’s Academy Awards, making it likely that five films will be nominated in the category ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Comics on iPhone

Wallace & Gromit are coming to the iPhone as the stars of new comic strip adventures from Titan Publishing. The duo star in four comic stories ‘ ‘The W-Files,’ ... Continue Reading →

Simon Mowbray Settles Down at Ntropic

Visual-effects house Ntropic has hired former Radium co-founder Simon Mowbray as creative director and visual effects supervisor. Mowbray’s resume includes positions at Softimage, ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Counsel Kendrick Departing

Katherine Kendrick will leave her job as general counsel for DreamWorks Animation when her contract with the studio expires at the end of the year. Kendrick has been with DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Up Arises on DVD, Blu-ray

Up rises to the top of this week’s animation releases arriving this week on DVD and Blu-ray. The acclaimed Pixar-Disney film (Disney-Pixar, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Deluxe Edition DVD, ... 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 →

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 →