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A hand-painted animated feature about the death of famous Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh has been picked up by U.K. sales and finance outfit Bankside Films. According to The Hollywood Reporter, classically trained painter and animator Dorota Kobiela (The Flying Machine, The Little Postman) is directing the project, which centers [...]
Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green meanie and are ready to see a new CG feature adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The new Grinch outing will be directed [...]
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have unleashed two new posters for the upcoming 3-D CG caveman comedy, The Croods. In addition to the Crood brood, the posters give a better look at the lush landscapes and—more important for those of us already making notes about how to [...]
This week’s news of looming layoffs at DreamWorks Animation and the delayed release of Mr. Peabody and Sherman (from Nov. 2013 to March 2014) is taking its toll on the studio’s stocks. Variety reports that DreamWorks Animation stock closed down 67¢, or 3.8%, to $16.75 in trading on the New [...]
Focus Features and Oregon-based animation house LAIKA, the companies behind the Oscar-nomninated stop-motion film ParaNorman, have announced their third collaborative project is set to begin with the kick off of production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17, 2014, Focus CEO James [...]
The release date for DreamWorks Animation’s much-anticipated CG-animated feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman has changed from Nov. this year to March 7, 2014. The film, which will be distributed by Twentieth Century Fox takes over the March spot previously held by Me & My Shadow, which is heading back to [...]
Just in time for the Academy Awards ramp-up, the acclaimed team of Oregon’s LAIKA Studios is offering an interactive, all-digital look behind the scenes of their Oscar nominated 3-D stop-motion film ParaNorman (Focus Features), directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. The film, which follows a young boy named Norman [...]
After Disney dropped the ball on Henry Selick’s much-anticipated feature The Shadow King, the movie has found a new life, thanks to producer Josh Penn (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and the German/U.K. sales and distribution outfit K5 International. The Hollywood Reporter says the stop-motion animated feature is well into [...]
Cinema Management Group (CMG)’s new 3D animated feature, The Legend of Sarila, will open in theatres in Quebec on February 22nd and in English-speaking Canada in April. CMG will screen the completed film for the first time to buyers in Berlin on Saturday February 9th at 2:45pm and Monday February 11th at 2:45pm at [...]
Italy’s Gruppo Alcuni has announced three new deals which will take key TV properties Pet Pals and Symo & Rose as well as their feature length toon Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code to all new territories around the world. Alcuni’s hit series Pet Pals will now be available on AMEBA, the [...]