Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

Trailer: James Corden Leads a Barnyard Bacchanal in SPA’s ‘Peter Rabbit’

Columbia Pictures has dropped the trailer for its modernized, CG animation/live-action hybrid take on the world of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit. Produced in partnership with World of ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

Trailer: Things Get Hairy in Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Fans of Fantastic Mr. Fox finally get a first look at indie film icon Wes Anderson’s next animation project, Isle of Dogs. From the man-encroaches-on-pastoral-idyll theme of 2009’s ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

20th Century Fox & Locksmith Animation Strike Production Agreement

Twentieth Century Fox Film and London-based Locksmith Animation have struck a multi-year production partnership, with the first project already greenlit and a planned release schedule ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

No Bull: New ‘Ferdinand’ Trailer Adds Starpower, Nick Jonas Tune

20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are spreading the message “Don’t judge a bull by its cover” with the release of a new trailer for upcoming animated family feature Ferdinand ... Continue Reading →
The Croods

DreamWorks Re-Slates ‘Croods 2,’ Dates ‘Spooky Jack’

Nearly a year after DreamWorks Animation’s then-new owner NBCUniversal axed plans for the sequel, Universal Pictures has announced that The Croods 2 is back on the feature release ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kevin McTurk Takes Swing at ‘Haunted Swordsman,’ Turner Joins FupiToons, Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy & More

AAN Partners with Turner for DISCOP Joburg & FupiToons Festival The global broadcasting giant will reunite with African Animation Network during the South Africa content confab, ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Kino Lorber Snags NorAm Rights to Challenging ‘Tehran Taboo’

Kino Lorber has picked up rotoscope-animated festival favorite Tehran Taboo for distribution in the US and English-speaking Canada, with plans for a February theatrical release. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →