Heathcliff Movie Makers Secure Development Fund

Magic Lantern Entertainment has acquired $10 million in development funds for its movie slate, which includes a blended media/CGI animated project called Bad Kitty that is based on ... Continue Reading →

Fox Brings Peru’s Dolphin to North America

Fox has bought the North American distribution rights to The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer, a Peruvian CGI-animated feature film. The film was released in Peru in October and set a record ... Continue Reading →

Phase 4 Catches Missing Lynx

Phase 4 Films has picked up North American distribution rights to The Missing Lynx: Paws on the Run. The Spanish toon, co-produced and voiced by actor Antonio Banderas and directed ... Continue Reading →

Kadokawa Talk to Kick Off Animation Asia Conference

The CEO of Kadokawa Group Holdings will kick off the Animation Asia Conference with a keynote address titled ‘Bringing Japan’s Content to the World ‘ Think Globally, ... Continue Reading →

Kids BAFTA Noms Have CelAction 2D in Common

The preschool animation nominees for the 2009 Children’s BAFTAs are as different as can be content wise, but all were made using the CelAction2D animation software. The nominees ... Continue Reading →

Zemeckis’ Carol Kicks Off Holiday Movie Season

The holiday movie season kicks off with a motion-captured bang this weekend, with the wide opening of Disney’s A Christmas Carol. The stereoscopic 3-D film, directed by Robert ... Continue Reading →

Galifianakis Eyes Role in Puss in Boots

Hangover star Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks Animation’s planned Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Wheeler ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Launches Jaroo.com Video Site

Cookie Jar Entertainment has launched an online video site for kids called Jaroo.com. The site offers free, full-length episodes of popular children’s shows and movies. It’s ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Releases Flip Boom All-Star for Teens

Toon Boom Animation is helping animation revisit its youths, with the release of Flip Boom All-Star ‘ an easy-to-use software application for teens. The software makes it easy ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Founder Shel Dorf Dies

Shel Dorf, a major figure in founding and organizing the annual San Diego Comic-Con, died Nov. 3 at the age of 76. A lifelong fan of comic strips, comic books and their creators, Dorf ... Continue Reading →