Persepolis Up for Cesars

France’s official foreign language Oscar entry, Persepolis missed the cut, but did land one of the three coveted spots in this year’s Oscar race for Best Animated Feature. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Celebrates 10th Anniversary

More than 500 animation professionals are expected to visit the German city of Potsdam to view 47 new projects from 16 European countries as the next edition of Cartoon Movie kicks ... Continue Reading →

Three Pics, Five Shorts Deemed Oscar Worthy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today unveiled its nominees for the best films of 2007, naming among them the three releases up for Best Animated Feature. Will the state-of-the-art ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Goes to Dubai

DreamWorks Animation is laying the foundation for an amusement park in Dubai, according to Daily Variety. Working with real estate company Tatweer, the studio plans to construct at ... Continue Reading →

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 →