Up Debuts at Cannes to Rave Reviews

Pixar-Disney’s Up is about to make history by becoming the first animated film ‘ not to mention the first 3-D film ‘ to open the Cannes International Film Festival. That ... Continue Reading →

Fox, Blue Sky Headed for Rio

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios are planning a trip to Rio. That’s the title of the duo’s next animated feature film, which will be a 3-D CGI feature about a macaw from ... Continue Reading →

Henson to Shop Fraggle Rock at Licensing Show

Rights to the classic TV show Fraggle Rock have reverted to The Jim Henson Co., which will handle the property through its new licensing division and will entertain new opportunities ... Continue Reading →

Disney, MacFarlane, Trek on DVD

From beloved classics to online humor to the final frontier, there’s plenty to satisfy the animation and VFX fan in this week’s DVD releases. Fans of Family Guy and American ... Continue Reading →

Alpha 9! Leads Toon Honors at Dusty Awards

Jake Armstrong won the top prize for traditional animation for his film The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9! Saturday night at the 20th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival and Award. Showbiz ... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Crowns Mary and Max

Mary and Max added to an already impressive list of festival prizes by taking home this weekend the AniMovi prize at the 16th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film in Germany. The film, ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Gets Cat in the Hat TV Series

Dr. Seuss’s classic character The Cat in the Hat is finally getting his own series on PBS KIDS. Production has begun on 40 animated half-hour episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows ... Continue Reading →

Studio100 Merges German Subsidiaries

Studio100 has decided to merge its German subsidiaries Studio100 Media, EM.Entertainment and Junior.TV. The Belgian media company will have all three operate under the name of Studio100 ... Continue Reading →

Venice to Debut 3-D Toy Story Pics

The Venice Film Festival will play host to the world premiere of Pixar’s 3-D versions of Toy Story and Toy Story 2. The screenings complement the festival’s presentation ... Continue Reading →

Trek Warps to Box Office Win

Star Trek hit warp speed at the box office this weekend, with the VFX-heavy reboot of the classic science fiction franchise taking in an estimated $76 million since opening Thursday ... Continue Reading →