Shrek Musical Kicks Off in August

Continuing the trend of basing Broadway musicals on hit movies, DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Prods. Ltd. are bringing Shrek to the Stage this fall. Shrek the Musical will ... Continue Reading →

French Shows Have Madrid Rendez-Vous

Organized by TV France International, this year’s Madrid Rendez-Vous kicks off on Monday, Jan 22, putting 29 French companies together with program buyers from Spanish television ... Continue Reading →

Betty Boop Fan Cruise Sets Sail

If you’re a fan of iconic cartoon crooners and spending days at sea, Carnival Cruise Lines has just the thing for you. The company has teamed with Jason Coleman Inc., a producer ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Nods Out

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts today announced the nominees for its 2008 motion picture contest, naming Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, DreamWorks Animation’s ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Games

While its ongoing strike is throwing a wrench in other awards ceremonies, the Writers Guild of America has nominated five video games for the 2008 WGA Awards. A planned Feb. 9 ceremony ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis Misses Oscar Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today named the nine films advancing to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category, and the animated French feature ... Continue Reading →

Producers Guild Nominates Toons

The Producers Guild of America was in step with the Hollywood Foreign Press in selecting three animated features to compete in the 19th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The producers ... Continue Reading →

Savannah Film Fest Wants Toons

The Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), is accepting professional and student film submissions for the 2008 festival, taking place Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Takes the Globe

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has awarded Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille Best Animated Feature Film. The culinary rodent pic from director Brad Bird beat out DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Italia names Manfio President

Cartoon Italia, an organization dedicated to promoting animation production in Italy, announced that it has a new president in Francesco Manfio, general manager of Gruppo Alcuni. Having ... Continue Reading →