Program, Video Preview SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH is getting closer, and the specifics of the annual conference are starting to take shape. The advance program is now available to download at the SIGGRAPH site (http://lists.smithbucklin.com/t/811656/30069617/54546/0/) ... Continue Reading →

Disney Bets Big on Phineas & Ferb

Disney is giving a major vote of confidence to its animated TV series Phineas & Ferb, picking up the show for a third season and preparing a Christmas special and CD release. Speaking ... Continue Reading →

Return Rumored for Futurama and Monsters, Inc.

Rumors are swirling that both Monsters, Inc. and Futurama may be coming back for more. Collider.com is reporting that Comedy Central has ordered 13 new episodes of Futurama, the sci-fi ... Continue Reading →

Scrawl and Nemo Develop Paranormalia

Scrawl Studios and Planet Nemo, the partners behind the hit Silly Bitty Bunny, are re-teaming to develop a 2D animated adventure comedy series called Paranormalia. The series, set for ... Continue Reading →

Hangover Topples Up in Final Tally

The Hangover woke up to good news Monday, as final reports from the weekend box office put it ahead of Up and atop the charts. Returns for The Hangover were better than expected on ... Continue Reading →

Chow to Animate CJ-7 Sequel

Hong Kong actor, writer and director Stephen Chow has announced plans to make an animated feature film sequel to the 2008 Chinese sci-fi comedy film CJ-7. Chow’s Star Overseas ... Continue Reading →

Zoic Signs up VFX Legend Dutton

VFX luminary Syd Dutton has joined Zoic Studios, signing on to direct the company’s digital matte painting and feature film ventures. Dutton got his start doing matte paintings ... Continue Reading →

Up Stays Atop Box Office

Disney-Pixar’s Up had enough lift this weekend to edge out the competition and retain its box office crown. The animated 3-D film, which has earned rave reviews from critics, ... Continue Reading →

Writers go on Safari for Henson

The Jim Henson Co. has hired Craig Zobel and Matt Chapman to write the script for Monster Safari, a stop-motion animation film. A trio of directors ‘ Mark Caballero, Chris Finnegan ... Continue Reading →

Cameron Signs on to Heavy Metal

James Cameron has joined director David Fincher as co-executive producer on a new Heavy Metal feature film and is also set to direct a segment. Cameron joins a distinguished lineup ... Continue Reading →