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Warner Bros. Studios is making a big push to produce more animated features at the studio in order to compete with Disney, Sony, Fox and Universal. Deadline.com reports that the studio has formed a “feature creative consortium” to produce at least one animated feature per year. John Requa and Glenn [...]
No animated movies made the U.S. top 10 this weekend, but several of 2012’s popular toons are still continuing to deliver strong numbers both stateside and overseas. Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit landed at the No. 3 spot and managed to deliver $17.5 million in the U.S, bringing its global cume [...]
The new year in animation kicked off in gear in grand style as Pixar unveiled concept art for its upcoming movies. The studio offered up new images The Good Dinosaur (May 30, 2014), Untitled Pixar Movie That Takes You Inside the Mind (June 19, 2015) and the Dia de los [...]
TV fans were treated to a fun new spot promoting Pixar’s summer pic Monsters University during Tuesday’s Rose Bowl telecast (January 1st). The entertaining ad is a spin on the relentlessly positive spots created by colleges to promote their institutions. Disney/Pixar’s ad, which goes hand in hand with the immersive [...]
If you think 2012 was a good year for animated movies, wait until you find out what the new year has in store for us. Of course, the accuracy of our little list of animated pics waiting in the wings is at the mercy of the studio gods, who love [...]
Toei Animation’s hit feature One Piece Film Z has earned 3.1 billion yen (about $36 million) during its first 10 days at the Japan box office since it opened on December 15. The 2D animated pic has sold selling a total of 2.6 million tickets, according to Nikkan Sports. During [...]
During a recent interview, Katsuhiro Ŏtomo said that he wished he had a time machine so that he could travel to different periods in history. With his new 12-minute, animated short Combustible, the widely revered director of films such as Akira (1988) and Steamboy (2004), allows his audience to travel [...]
French animated features such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa and The Painting (Le Tableau) are playing a big role in the year-end awards scene in the U.S., thanks to maverick indie distributor GKIDS. A quick look at the French box office in 2012 proves that animated fare also proved popular [...]
Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie landed at No. 7 on the total U.S. box office with over $237 million gross (as of 12/27/2012) and $545.4 million worldwide [...]
Evil Eye Pictures delivered the lion’s share of the vfx for the 3D feature Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away. The film, written and directed by Andrew Adamson (Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia) and executive produced by James Cameron opened in theaters on December 21. Reel FX sought Evil Eye Pictures’ [...]