French Prep 3-D Versions of Cinderella, Dark Comic Novel

French animators are going 3-D, announcing a pair of stereoscopic animated feature projects at the Annecy festival ‘ including a new version of Cinderella. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Murphy to Woo Up’s Family Auds

Eddie Murphy and the duo of Denzel Washington and John Travolta enter the box-office battle this week, tackling both the expected powerhouse of Up and the unexpectedly triumphant The ... Continue Reading →

Raimi Talking to Sony About Animated Familiars

Looks like Sony Pictures Animation is getting familiar with Spider-Man director Sam Raimi. The studio is in discussions with Raimi and partner Josh Donen to produce a film based on ... Continue Reading →

Chuggington Arrives in U.S. on Disney Channel

Disney Channel has picked up the rights to the U.K. preschooler series Chuggington from Ludorum. The series will launch on Disney Channel with 52 episodes in the spring of 2010. The ... Continue Reading →

GenArts, Lucasfilm Expand Partnership

VFX plug-in maker GenArts and Lucasfilm have expanded their longstanding partnership. Under the agreement, GenArts software will be used for compositing at all Lucasfilm companies, ... Continue Reading →

ILM Adds Nuke to its Pipeline

ILM has signed a deal with London-based VFX software makers The Foundry to add the compositing software Nuke to its in-house production pipeline. Pat Tubach, ILM’s compositing ... Continue Reading →

Pac Title to Liquidate After 90 Years

Pacific Title and Art Studios, which has been working on postproduction of Hollywood features for 90 years, will close its doors and liquidate its assets. Variety reports that Pac Title ... Continue Reading →

Smith Micro Updates Anime Studio Pro

Anime Studio Pro 6, a powerful new version of the Smith Micro software animation application, is available starting today. Version 6 speeds up production time with features such as ... Continue Reading →

Disney Confirms More Tinker Bell on DVD

Disney brings back the magic of fairies this fall, announcing the Oct. 27 release of the original animated sequel Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure on DVD and Blu-ray. The studio also ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Celebrates Simpsons 20th, Honors Groening

MIPCOM 2009 will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons with a series of special events climaxing with the presentation of the first MIPCOM Creative Icon Award to the show’s ... Continue Reading →