‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Poised for Huge Domestic Bow

It’s the second coming of the Avengers, and movie theaters and moviegoers across North America are prepping to make the Marvel movie sequel a massive hit. Avengers: Age of Ultron ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ Q1 Results Edge Out Expectations

First-quarter revenues were up over last year for DreamWorks Animation, which nonetheless reported a net loss of $54.8 million for the quarter including the impact of its recent restructuring ... Continue Reading →

‘Maya the Bee’ Screening Benefits Children’s Hospital L.A.

To celebrate the stateside theatrical release of Maya the Bee Movie, Shout! Factory Kids and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have teamed up to present a benefit screening of the family-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Pixar to Debut Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ at Annecy

A new Pixar short titled Sanjay’s Super Team, directed by Sanjay Patel, is slated to premiere at the Annecy festival prior to its release attached to the studio’s Nov. 25 release ... Continue Reading →

‘The Prophet’ to Premiere as Annecy Opener

The annual Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 15-20) will this year host the premiere of producer Salma Hayek’s artful adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s The ... Continue Reading →

Production Starts on China-N.Z. Co-Pro Feature ‘Beast of Burden’

Animated feature Beast of Burden — a China-New Zealand co-production — begins production this month. Producing the film are China Film Animation, part of state-owned China Film ... Continue Reading →

Lord and Miller Develop Animated Spider-Man Feature for Sony

The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have signed on to develop an animated Spider-Man movie for Sony with an eye to directing the feature. The project already has ... Continue Reading →

Animated Clips Establish ‘Tomorrowland’ Backstory

Disney’s Tomorrowland doesn’t hit theaters until May 22, but a terrific 2D animated sequence cut from the film has found new life online as promo clips for the movie. The clips ... Continue Reading →

Building a New Foundation

Tim Johnson A tale of an unlikely inter-species friendship, Home steers ... Continue Reading →

Valiant Comics Come to Movies with 5-Picture Sony Deal

Move over Marvel and DC, comics publisher Valiant Entertainment is coming to the big screen thanks to a deal it struck with Sony Pictures for a five-movie series starring Bloodshot ... Continue Reading →