Oscar Disqualifies Princess & Frog Score

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has disqualified Disney’s The Princess and the Frog from the Best Original Score Oscar race. A statement released by the group ... Continue Reading →

Nick Internship Ranks Among Nation’s 10 Best

Nickelodeon Animation Studios has been named one of the 10 best internships for college students in the United States by Vault.com. The website cited the studio’s offering of ... Continue Reading →

Zoic Studios Adds Editorial Services

Visual effects company Zoic Studios has opened a new division called Zoic Editorial that will provide editorial, creative and technical services for projects of all types. The project ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain Adds Four to New Vancouver Studio

Digital Domain has named four visual effects veterans to the management team of its just-opened Vancouver facility. The company has hired Troy Brooks as studio manager, Arin Finger ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Films Starts Animated TV Division

Exodus Film Group has launched a new television animation division and appointed world-renowned illusionist and animation expert Nicholas Night to head it up. Night, whose title will ... Continue Reading →

Columbia Reboots Spider-Man ‘ Without Raimi, Maguire

Columbia Pictures announced it is moving back the planned release of the next Spider-Man film after parting ways with director Sam Raimi over script issues and actor Tobey Maguire. The ... Continue Reading →

Actors in Talks for Zemeckis’ Yellow Submarine Remake

Robert Zemeckis is close to finding his Fab Four. Actors Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox Kelly, Peter Serafinowicz and Adam Campbell are in talks to play the members of The Beatles in Zemeckis’ ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Jump to Season 20 for Blu-ray Set

The Simpsons does a little time traveling as Fox’s first family of animation skips ahead and looks back with the release of The Simpsons: The Complete Twentieth Season (Fox, $49.98 ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Taps Three Licensors for Asia

4Kids Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for a number of its properties in Asia. Among the deals announced by Roz Nowicki, executive VP of licensing and marketing for ... Continue Reading →

DQE Develops Animated Chaplin Shorts

DQ Entertainment in India is developing a series of short, 3D-animated animated shorts based on the films and characters of silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The project calls for 104 ... Continue Reading →