Arsenal FX Sets Up Shop in Santa Monica

Veteran visual-effects artist Mark Leiss has announced the launch of Arsenel FX, a Santa Monica-based special effects and finishing boutique whose work ranges from advertising, film ... Continue Reading →

Watchmen: Black Freighter Sails Home

You’ve read the book, you’ve seen the movie, but the Watchmen experience is incomplete without Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter, an original animated featurette that ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Bolt Director Talks DVD, Blu-ray

Bolt was more than just another animated feature from Disney ‘ it was the first film to come out of the famous Mouse House since the company teamed up with Pixar and brought in ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Bring Cracking Ideas to London Exhibit

Aardman Animations stars Wallace and Gromit are putting on their lab coats and heading in to London to present an exhibition titled A World of Cracking Ideas at the Science Museum. The ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Seeks Best Morph Shorts

Aardman Animations is teaming up with online retailer Firebox.com for an animation contest featuring the company’s original stop-motion star, Morph. The contest, titled Morphmation, ... Continue Reading →

Loaf and Death Tops NYICFF

Aardman Animation’s short film Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death won the grand prize this weekend at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →

Knowing Rises to B.O. Victory

The Nicolas Cage sci-fi thriller Knowing topped the box office, handily beating the week’s other top new releases. Knowing took in $24.8 million in its first three days of release, ... Continue Reading →

Tribune Sues Beatty Over Tracy Rights

Tribune Media Services has filed a lawsuit against Oscar-winning filmmaker Warren Beatty that refutes the actor’s claim to the rights to comic strip character Dick Tracy. The ... Continue Reading →

Anime Makers Unite to Form Lucent 4C

Studio 4C and Lucent Entertainment have agreed to a new animation venture called Lucent 4C. The venture seeks to make the most of Studio 4C’s talent for creating acclaimed anime ... Continue Reading →

Crunchyroll Scores Streaming Anime Series

The popular U.S. anime and social networking site Crunchyroll has ordered up a whole new wave of streaming animated imports, including the first-ever English-language release of Osama ... Continue Reading →