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Focus Unveils New ‘Boxtrolls’ Teaser

Distributor Focus Features has revealed a new teaser for Portland, Oregon-based stop-motion house LAIKA’s upcoming film The Boxtrolls, arriving in theaters September 26. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Aircraft, Cartoon Saloon Partner on ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Pictures and Cartoon Saloon have teamed up to co-produce the award-winning novel The Breadwinner, written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film. The Breadwinner is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Joins Billion Dollar Club; ‘LEGO’ Remains Strong

Disney’s Frozen edged past the billion-dollar mark for worldwide grosses this past weekend, while Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie posted another strong showing in its fourth ... Continue Reading →
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New Clips from Expanding ‘The Wind Rises’

The English-dub version of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises expands its theatrical run this week to just under 500 screens, earning rave reviews along the way. The film — which ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Goes Fully Animated for ‘Smurfs 3′

A lot of good tidbits can come out in earnings report calls. For example: Sony has confirmed it is putting a third Smurfs movie on the fast-track — and that the movie will be fully ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Enchanted by New ‘Shrek’ Film

Hot on the heels of the announcement that London will soon boast a Shrek themed amusement park attraction (Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure), it seems the oger-ific film franchise ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at ‘Moomins on the Riviera’

The Moomins are back in a new feature film, titled Moomins on the Riviera, set to debut next month at Cartoon Movie. The feature is set for release in October and is based on the original ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Trumpets Polish studio FUMI’s ‘Bik & Bak’

Poland-based FUMI Studio has released the first trailer to its first animated adventure feature Bik & Bak. The film follows two brothers, Bik and Bak, whose parents are lost at ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Reports Profits for Q4 2013

DreamWorks Animation announced a profitable final quarter for 2013, as income outside the feature film market compensated for losses associated with Turbo. For the quarter, the company ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Distributing ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’

Shout! Factory will distribute the animated film Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) in the United States and Canada under a new deal with EuropaCorp. Shout! ... Continue Reading →