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‘Congress,’ ‘Jasmine,’ ‘Pinocchio’ Nab Euro Noms

The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees in the 2013 European Film Awards’ Best Animated Feature Film category. They are: • The Congress (Israel / Germany / ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Sets ‘W.I.S.H.’ Scribes

Dallas-based Reel FX, which makes its debut on the animated features scene this November 1 with Free Birds, has tasked Kung Fu Panda writers Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff to script another ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ Has a Sunny $35 Million Weekend

Sony Animation’s good-natured Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 took good care of family audiences’ movie appetites this weekend, landing at No. 1 with a terrific $35 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ May Have Chance of $40 Mil. Weekend

Sony is hoping that its new animated sequel, Cloudy 2 will have a chance of a $35 million weekend, although box office observers are expecting the colorful 3-D pic to cross the $40 ... Continue Reading →
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Peru’s ‘Rodencia’ to See Global Release

Peru’s first-ever 3D animated feature Rodencia and the Princess’s Tooth will hit theaters in a number of global territories, Variety reports. FilmSharks International has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudy 2′ Serves Up Second Helping of Laughs

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a delicious, second helping with its 3-D CG sequel, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. This back-to-school season, kids may be treading through the ... Continue Reading →
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Vernon to Direct Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ for Sony

Sony is throwing a Sausage Party, a new raunchy animated movie written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. The pic will be directed and produced by talented ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release ‘Approved for Adoption’ in Nov.

Indie animation distributor and producer GKIDS will release the acclaimed animated documentary Approved for Adoption on Nov. 8 in New York (at the Angelika Film Center) and on Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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Rupert Grint Leads English ‘Foosball’ Cast

Harry Potter‘s Rupert Grint will be leading the voice cast for the English-language version of Juan Jose Campanella’s Spanish-Argentine co-pro CG feature, Foosball. Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘Minions’ Movie Pushed Back to July 2015

Universal has decided to push back its Minions spinoff movie from Dec. 19, 2014 to July 10, 2015. The Hollywood Reporter points out that the shuffle will leave the studio without an ... Continue Reading →