Isle of Dogs

‘Isle of Dogs’: Apocalypse Bow-Wow!

*** This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Awe-inspiring stop-motion animation? Check! An unusual storyline driving a magical blend ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Drac’s on the Prowl (and So Is Van Helsing!) in ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Sony Pictures Animation has offered an extended look at its hot toon ticket of 2018: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. In the spot, we glimpse a vulnerable side of Drac as he swipes ... Continue Reading →
Schirkoa

FILMART: 108 & Aurora Announce ‘Schirkoa’ Feature Based on Award-Winning Short

Singapore-based 108 Media and co-production partner Aurora Media Holdings revealed a varied multi-title slate of films at the Hong Kong FILMART, including an animated feature based ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Daily News Bytes: First Look at ‘Nightflyers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Trailers Finale, SIGGRAPH 2018 & More

Registration Now Open for SIGGRAPH 2018 Don’t miss out on the preeminent interdisciplinary computer graphics conference, coming to Vancouver, BC for its 45th edition August 12-16. ... Continue Reading →
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China Lion & HB Wink Team with Cinesite for David Silverman’s ‘Extinct’

China Lion Film and HB Wink Animation have given the greenlight to their first CG animated family feature, Extinct, being directed by David Silverman (The Simpsons, Monsters, Inc.) ... Continue Reading →
On Happiness Road

Tokyo Anime Awards Fest Winners; Grand Prize Feature Gets Euro Pick-Ups

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018 (animefestival.jp/en) were announced last week at Toshima Center Square. The competition aims to spotlight “unique animation works with ... Continue Reading →
The Stolen Princess

‘Stolen Princess’ Kicks Off International Release in Romania

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s animated feature The Stolen Princess is commencing its international theatrical roll-out, beginning with 79 screens across Romania through local distributor ... Continue Reading →
The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice

Wizart Announces ‘Snow Queen 3’ Release Date to Follow FILMART

Just as the annual Hong Kong Film & TV Market (FILMART) kicks off in the bustling seaport city this week, Russian animation powerhouse Wizart has announced that its popular CG fantasy ... Continue Reading →
Lady and the Tramp

‘LEGO Ninjago’ Helmer Charlie Bean Leashed to ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Toon Town veteran Charlie Bean, who most recently directed The LEGO Ninjago Movie, has signed on to helm a new live-action/CGI hybrid reimagining of animated classic Lady and the Tramp. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →