Rai Fiction Toons Up 3 New Shows

Italian pubcaster Rai Fiction unveiled its new slate of animated programs this weekend at the 13th edition of the Cartoons on the Bay festival held in Rapallo (April 2-5). Luca Milano, ... Continue Reading →

Furious, Monsters Soar at Box Office

Fast & Furious blew the doors off the competition with a domestic gross of $72.5 million while the 3-D animated feature Monsters vs. Aliens held strong in its second weekend of ... Continue Reading →

Looney Tunes Last Supper Parody Draws Complaints

A parody of Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper that features Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes gang on display at the Chuck Jones Gallery in San Diego has drawn a consistent stream ... Continue Reading →

Fast and Furious Revs Up to Take On Monsters

Fast and Furious, the fourth film in the street-racing franchise, is looking to outpace the Monsters vs. Aliens 3-D juggernaut at the box office this weekend. The Universal release, ... Continue Reading →

When Earthlings Attack!

After winning the Best Feature Prize at Ottawa, Aristomenis Tsirbas’ indie labor of love, Battle for Terra, is ready for its 3-D blitz. Only a few weeks after DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →

Burton’s Alice Getting IMAX 3-D Release

Disney’s upcoming live-action Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton, will be released in IMAX 3-D simultaneously with its standard release on March 5, 2010. The IMAX 3-D ... Continue Reading →

Revenge of the Sci-Fi Victims

Monsters vs. Aliens, DreamWorks’ latest epic, puts vaguely familiar characters from our favorite ’50s movies into a ginormous stereoscopic package. It all started with the ... Continue Reading →

Executive Q&A: MIPTV 2009

The first quarter of the year finds international animation content producers and buyers heading over to Cannes for the MIPTV market (March 30-April 3) and the Cartoons on the Bay festival ... Continue Reading →

3-D Talk of the Town at ShoWest

The talk is all about 3-D at ShoWest, the annual confab for film exhibitors going on currently in Las Vegas. Driving the discussion is the success of DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters ... Continue Reading →

EA, Stars Prep Animated Inferno

Video game maker Electronic Arts and Starz Media are prepping the animated feature Dante’s Inferno, based on a forthcoming game. The film will be produced by Film Roman, which ... Continue Reading →