Avatar Wins Again; Princess Crosses $100 Million Mark

Avatar did it again. The new holder of the all-time world record for box office earnings took the domestic weekend prize for the seventh weekend in a row, taking in an estimated $30 ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Feb. 19 Release

This year’s Oscar-nominated animated and live-action short films will once again get a theatrical run from Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures starting Feb. 19. This is ... Continue Reading →

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Debuts in Mid-2010

That wascally wabbit is orchestrating a new live act. Warner Bros. animation icon Bugs Bunny will be featured in a new concert event titled Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. The mix of animated ... Continue Reading →

Spade Deals for Animated Joe Dirt

TBS has struck a deal with actor David Spade to develop an animated version of the 2001 comedy feature Joe Dirt. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the deal is for a pilot script, with ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Shoots for Seven; Panic Opens in L.A.

Will weekend No. 7 be lucky enough for Avatar to hang onto its crown yet again? Avatar enters the weekend having claimed the crown of the world’s highest-grossing movie of all ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Closes L.A. Studio

Imagi Animation Studio’s Los Angeles office has closed, with the company laying off about 30 staffers who worked there. A few key employees from the Sherman Oaks facility will ... Continue Reading →

Okun Re-Elected Chairman of VES

Jeffrey Okun has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Visual Effects Society. Okun, whose credits include films from 1984′s The Last Starfighter through ... Continue Reading →

Kidvid Exec Carrington Leaves BBC for Turner

Michael Carrington is leaving his post at BBC to oversee all original series, co-productions and acquisitions for Turner Broadcasting’s children’s channels in the United ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane to Host WGA’s West Coast Awards Show

Family Guy creator an all-around animation mogul Seth MacFarlane will host the 2010 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony. ‘I’m honored and humbled to be chosen ... Continue Reading →

Lucas Reportedly Planning CG-Animated Musical

Star Wars creator George Lucas is reportedly working on a CG-animated feature film that will feature fairy creatures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While Lucasfilm told the trade ... Continue Reading →