Disney Open to 2D

Fans of traditional animation got a glimmer of hope today as The Walt Disney Co. today held it’s annual shareholder meeting, which was focused in part on the pending acquisition ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Profits Down

Despite having one of the best-selling home video titles of 2005 with Madagascar and winning the Oscar with Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →

Henson Gets Paws on Varjak

Daily Variety reports that The Jim Henson Co. has optioned feature film rights to SF Said’s fantasy novel, Varjak Paw. Attached to direct is Dave McKean, the book’s illustrator ... Continue Reading →

Open Season Loaded for IMAX 3D

Sony Pictures Animation’s flagship CG project, Open Season, is slated to get a day-and-date IMAX 3D release as it rolls into conventional theaters on Sept. 29. The animal comedy ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Reports Record Year

Pixar Animation Studio has released its fourth-quarter financial results, declaring 2005 its most profitable year ever. The Emeryville, Calif.-based animation studio earned $152.9 million ... Continue Reading →

Trailer Hitched to Pixar’s Cars

On Thursday, March 9, Disney will release the new theatrical trailer for the upcoming Pixar feature, Cars. The world premiere event will offer eager toon fans a look at new footage ... Continue Reading →

Ultraviolet No Match for Madea

For all her sex appeal, Ultraviolet star Milla Jovovich couldn’t hold a candle to Tyler Perry in drag at the North American box office over the weekend. Lions Gate’s Tyler ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Nab Minimoys

Having hit with Hoodwinked and missed with Doogal, The Weinstein Co. is taking yet another shot at indie animation with action auteur Luc Besson’s toon debut, Arthur and the Minimoys. ... Continue Reading →

Negadon Trailer, Contest Online

If you’ve been hitting the fanboy websites lately, you’ve no doubt read drooling reviews of Negadon: The Monster from Mars, filmmaker Jun Awazu’s CG-animated tribute ... Continue Reading →

Fury of Ultraviolet Unleashed in Theaters

A lot of visual effects work adds to the eye candy as star Milla Jovovich explodes on the big screen with Sony Screen Gems’ futuristic action flick, Ultraviolet. This latest entry ... Continue Reading →