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London-based animation studio Nexus as announced an exclusive partnership with multi-award winning toon producers Claire Jennings, Christopher O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso to develop and produce original animated features. Jennings notably produced the Oscar and BAFTA-winning Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Oscar nominated, BAFTA winning Coraline. Indie studio [...]
Disney/Pixar’s upcoming Monsters University will feature music from award-winning composer Randy Newman and Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia. The soundtrack also features the sounds of Atlanta-based hard rock band Mastodon. Directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, Monsters University hits theaters June 21, 2013, with [...]
The Hollywood trades have weighed in on Blue Sky’s new 3-D CG-animated feature Epic and the reviews are mostly positive. The fantasy adventure film, which is directed by Blue Sky co-founder Chris Wedge (Ice Age, Robots) is set in a hidden land deep in the forest where the battle between [...]
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
International children’s production and distribution company Studio 100 Media GmbH has launched a new film division under the banner Studio 100 Film, and has secured its first theatrical film for international distribution, Maya The Bee – The Movie. The announcement was made by Studio 100 Media’s managing director, Patrick Elmendorff. “Following on from the recent [...]
U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The Hero of Color City at the Cannes market this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be directed by industry veteran and ASIFA-Hollywood president Frank Gladstone and produced by Max Howard (Igor) and John D. Eraklis, founder and [...]
Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise made over $35.5 on Thursday and Friday. Industry watchers were predicting a possible $100 million opener, but the actual numbers were actually [...]
Universal has released the first clip from Illumination’s eagerly anticipated summer movie, Despicable Me the Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru, the girls, the hilarious minions and a host of new characters. In the sequel, Gru (Steve Carell) [...]
Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks movies and two Blue Sky titles. According to Collider, the studio will release B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations on June 5, 2015 (instead of the previously reported September). Anthony Leondis (Igor, Lilo & Stitch 2) is directing the [...]
Roger S. Baum’s further adventures of his great-grandfather’s beloved characters are given a new animated life in Summertime’s Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return. In the world’s supply of film-worthy fairy tales, the attempts of American authors make up but a tiny fraction. Whether the United States’ relative youth or its [...]