Oscar Shorts Hit Theaters

If you haven’t made the festival rounds this year, you still have a chance to catch all the Oscar-nominated short films on the big screen. Magnolia Pictures and Shorts Intl. today ... Continue Reading →

Disney Takes Live-Action Trip to Fantasia

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Pictures is developing a live-action feature based on the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Poem ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,’ ... Continue Reading →

Animex Makes First Feature with ToonBoom

Animex, one of Mexico’s top animation studios, has adopted paperless animation solution Toon Boom Harmony to produce its first feature-length film, La Leyenda de la Nahuala. With ... Continue Reading →

Speed Racer to Take On Indy

Warner Bros.’ live-action adaptation of the classic anime series Speed Racer is set to skid into theaters over the 2008 Memorial Day weekend, facing off against the highly anticipated ... Continue Reading →

Disney/Pixar Plans Revealed

For years, studio heads have been saying it’s all about story, not technique. That notion will be put to the test as Walt Disney Feature Animation makes a historic return to hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →

Ubisoft Builds CG Movie Studio

Video game publisher Ubisoft plans to construct a new production center focused on the creation of CG-animated movies. Based in Montreal, Canada, the studio will initially produce ... Continue Reading →

Henson Co. To Adapt Fantasy Books

The Jim Henson Co. is building a slate of fantasy family films by acquiring rights to the popular books The Boggart by Susan Cooper, The Doubtful Guest by Edward Gorey and the Monster ... Continue Reading →

Arthur Gets Boost in U.K.

Eurocorp’s largely animated feature film Arthur and the Invisibles benefited from a U.K. box office boycott, according to Daily Variety. The pic from writer/director/producer ... Continue Reading →

Csupo Says Terabithia Ads Mislead

Those going into the upcoming Disney movie Bridge to Terabithia expecting a Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter experience are in for something very different, according to the filmmakers. ... Continue Reading →

Bridges Welded to Iron Man

Fresh off his voice work on Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming penguin feature Surf’s Up!, Jeff Bridges has become the fourth Academy-Award nominee to join the cast of Marvel ... Continue Reading →