20 Films Submitted for Oscars; 5 Noms Likely

Twenty films have been submitted for consideration as the best animated feature film in this year’s Academy Awards, making it likely that five films will be nominated in the category ... Continue Reading →

Banderas Lines Up Behind Goleor

Spanish animated feature film Goleor, the Scale and the Sword has entered pre-production with actor Antonio Banderas on board to cast and direct the voice actors, as well as provide ... Continue Reading →

Christmas Carol Captures Weekend Crown

The holidays arrived early at the box office, as Disney’s A Christmas Carol handily beat out a trio of newcomers to top the weekend charts. The stereoscopic 3-D film, which director ... Continue Reading →

Aykroyd, Farris, Timberlake Eyeing Yogi Bear

Warner Bros.’ live action and CG animation hybrid feature adaptation of Yogi Bear is picking up cast members more quickly than pic-a-nic baskets. The studio is reportedly in talks ... Continue Reading →

Heathcliff Movie Makers Secure Development Fund

Magic Lantern Entertainment has acquired $10 million in development funds for its movie slate, which includes a blended media/CGI animated project called Bad Kitty that is based on ... Continue Reading →

Fox Brings Peru’s Dolphin to North America

Fox has bought the North American distribution rights to The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer, a Peruvian CGI-animated feature film. The film was released in Peru in October and set a record ... Continue Reading →

Phase 4 Catches Missing Lynx

Phase 4 Films has picked up North American distribution rights to The Missing Lynx: Paws on the Run. The Spanish toon, co-produced and voiced by actor Antonio Banderas and directed ... Continue Reading →

Galifianakis Eyes Role in Puss in Boots

Hangover star Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks Animation’s planned Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Wheeler ... Continue Reading →

Zemeckis’ Carol Kicks Off Holiday Movie Season

The holiday movie season kicks off with a motion-captured bang this weekend, with the wide opening of Disney’s A Christmas Carol. The stereoscopic 3-D film, directed by Robert ... Continue Reading →

Walden Plans Berenstain Bears Movie

Classic children’s book characters The Berenstain Bears are coming to the big screen in a live-action/CG hybrid movie. Walden Media has acquired the rights to the characters, ... Continue Reading →