DreamWorks Animation

Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
Mavka

FILM.UA Secures Cannes Sales for ‘Mavka,’ ‘Stolen Princess’

Ukraine’s FILM.UA Group has closed out the 2018 Cannes Marche du Film with new deals for Animagrad’s animated feature offerings: Mavka. The Forest Song (which made its pre-sales ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Camp Camp’ S3 Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ go to Upfest, Hannibal Buress Joins Adult Swim Fest Lineup, & More!

Atlantyca Ent. Secures ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Deal with Apparel Leader BIOWORLD The globe-trotting mouse character will grace a line of boys and girls (4-12) apparel — including ... Continue Reading →
Hanuman vs. Mahiravana

YRF Inks Two-Picture Distro Deal with Green Gold

Indian cinema distributor Yash Raj Films (YRF) has picked up two locally animated feature films, Hanuman vs. Mahiravana and Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka, from producer Green Gold Animation. ... Continue Reading →
MiBots

‘Princess and the Frog’ Writer Rob Edwards Joins ‘MiBots’

Screenwriter Rob Edwards has signed on to write the upcoming animated feature MiBots from Spain’s Wise Blue Studios. Edwards’ credits include the screenplays for Treasure Planet, ... Continue Reading →
Snow Queen: Mirrorlands

Wizart Enchants Cannes Buyers with ‘Snow Queen 4,’ ‘Sheep & Wolves 2’

Leading Russian animation co. Wizart has been shopping its new CG sequels at the Marche du Film in Cannes over the past week and change. And the new installments The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Weighs Lasseter’s Return, ‘Deadpool 2’ Intros First LGBTQ Marvel Pair, Senate Reviews Net Neutrality & More

Disney Executives Weigh Possible Return of John Lasseter Some six months after admitting to “missteps” and taking a leave of absence from his Chief Creative Officer duties, the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Mikey Day on ‘SuperMansion,’ Pixar Imagines ‘Incredibles’ Toy Comms, Stoopid Buddy’s ‘Blark & Son’ and More!

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Verison Media Debut IG Puppet Comedy Live-action puppet comedy Blark & Son will premiere on Verizon’s Tumblr and go90 platforms on June 4 with a new ... Continue Reading →
Atmosphere Media

Newcomer Atmosphere Media Acquires Belgian Studio Digital Graphics

Atmosphere Media — recently launched by TV Loonland founder and former CEO Peter Voelkle — announced the acquisition of the business activities of Liege, Belgium-based animation ... Continue Reading →
Terra Willy

‘Terra Willy’ Takes Off with International Pre-Sales

French CG feature Terra Willy has been picked up around the world in a raft of international pre-sales, launched at Cannes by BAC Films (producer with TAT Prod.) Presented “In Development” ... Continue Reading →