13 Songs from Animated Films Among 74 Vying for Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original ... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Mutants Return in Trailer to ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Fox has released a trailer for its upcoming comic book adaptation X-Men: Apocalypse, the eighth film set in the X-Men universe. Take a look: The film brings to the screen the fan-favorite ... Continue Reading →

Trailer Debuts for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

LAIKA and Focus Features have released a first-look trailer for the animation studio’s next feature film, Kubo and the Two Strings. Take a look: Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic ... Continue Reading →

Trailer Teases Amped-Up ‘Ninja Turtles’ Sequel

Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies have slipped out a new trailer for the sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Take a look: Due for release June 3, the movie features ... Continue Reading →

Gold Titles Announced for Free Comic Book Day 2016

The Free Comic Book Day Committee has selected the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s most anticipated annual event, Free Comic Book Day. FCBD takes ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes Nominations, Reactions

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated Dec. 10 five films for the Best Motion Picture — Animated category in the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards. The nominees are: Anomalisa ... Continue Reading →

Sundance Sets 12 Animated Shorts for 2016 Fest

Sundance Institute announced its animated short-film lineup for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The animated short films are: Bob Dylan Hates Me / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Sets Jan. 15 Premiere for ‘Lion Guard’ Series

The animated series The Lion Guard will premiere at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT Jan. 15 on Disney Channel and encore throughout the weekend on Disney Junior and Disney Channel. The series — introduced ... Continue Reading →

Shout! Factory to Distribute ‘Snowtime!’ in the U.S.

Shout! Factory and CarpeDiem Film & TV have entered into a film deal to distribute the new animated feature Snowtime!in the United States. Produced by Marie-Claude Beauchamp (The ... Continue Reading →

DHX, DreamWorks Sign 5-Year Co-Pro Pact

DHX Media and DreamWorks Animation have entered into a five-year agreement to co-produce 130 episodes of original animated children’s content at DHX Studios. Content under the ... Continue Reading →