New Moon’s High Orbit Lifts Box Office

The Twilight Saga: New Moon remained high in the sky over the Thanksgiving holiday, leading a strong overall box office performance. New Moon grossed $66 million in the five-day frame, ... Continue Reading →

Anima Adds Post Services to Gaturro

Anima Studios in Mexico has signed on to co-produce the animated feature Gaturro, joining lead producer Illusion Studios of Argentina and Toonz Animation India. Anima will carry out ... Continue Reading →

Argentine Campanella to Direct Foosball Feature

Juan Jose Campanella, the Argentine director of El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes), is preparing to direct the animated feature film Metegol (Foosball). The film, which ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Forever After in 3-D May be Ogre’s Final Movie

DreamWorks Animation announced it will wrap up its signature movie franchise with Shrek Forever After, which will be the first film in the series made in 3-D USA Today also reports ... Continue Reading →

Santa Intervention Wins Fox-Aniboom Contest

Jay Malone’s animated short Santa Intervention won this year’s Fox-Aniboom Holiday Animation Challenge, earning the Los Angeles animator a $15,000 prize and a development ... Continue Reading →

Trailer Teases Family Guy’s Spoof of Empire Strikes Back

The Star Wars saga continues ‘ Quahog style! A new extended trailer has been released to promote the Dec. 22 home video release of Family Guy: Something, Something, Something ... Continue Reading →

Lightcap to Lead Disney Channels Worldwide

Disney Channels Worldwide has a new president: Carolina Lightcap. A veteran of the industry with more than 20 years’ experience, Lightcap previously held the dual role of senior ... Continue Reading →

Dutch Telescreen Taking Conni Worldwide

Dutch Telescreen has acquired worldwide distribution rights from German production company youngfilms for the animated series Conni. The series, which runs as either 26 12-minute or ... Continue Reading →

Fox Goes Wide, Frog Gets Early Peek For Thanksgiving

Animation is on the menu this Thanksgiving as Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox goes into wide release Nov. 25. The Fox movie, which has been playing for a couple of weeks on a ... Continue Reading →

Image Metrics Animates Faces for Assassin’s Creed II

Image Metrics provided facial animation for many of the cut scenes in the current hit video game Assassin’s Creed II, developed by Ubisoft Montreal. The game was the first collaboration ... Continue Reading →