Astro Boy Goes to Summit

Hong Kong- and Los Angeles-based Imagi Animation Studios has found a distributor for its upcoming CG-animated feature film Astro Boy. Based on Osamu Tezuka’s classic manga and ... Continue Reading →

Hulk, Happening Outperform Predictions

Friday the 13th proved to be a lucky date for Marvel and Universal as their reboot of The Incredible Hulk brought in an estimated $54.5 million domestically over the weekend. Playing ... Continue Reading →

Russian World Studios Launches Toon Division

A full-length feature based the fairy tale Konyok Gorbunok will be the first project of Russian World Studios’ newly launched animation arm. Variety reports that the Russian studio ... Continue Reading →

Exodus and Sparx Team Up for Bunyan

L.A.-based Exodus Film Group will team up with Paris-based Sparx Animation Studios to deliver its upcoming feature Bunyan & Babe. According to Variety, Sparx will begin work on ... Continue Reading →

Hulk Ready to Smash Shyamalan at B.O.

The Incredible Hulk smashes his way back into theaters this weekend with a reimagining of the popular Marvel Comics character that is more straightforward than Ang Lee’s less-than-successful ... Continue Reading →

L.A.’s Nuart Screens Animation Show Volume 4

The Fourth edition of The Animation Show, the hip collection of contemporary shorts curated by Mike Judge makes it Los Angeles debut at the Nuart theater today.(Judge’s former ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Stock Downgraded

Shares of DreamWorks Animation fell Thursday after an analyst at UBS downgraded the stock to “sell” status,” saying the company overvalues its box office performance. ... Continue Reading →

Pocoyo to Pop Up at Kidtoons Screenings

Kidtoons, a program that screens G-rated movies and shorts for children at select theaters, has agreed to add NCircle Entertainment’s animated series for preschoolers, Pocoyo, ... Continue Reading →

Shyamalan Previews Avatar Movie at Expo

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan presented a short preview at the Licensing International Expo of his plans for adapting the Nick/Paramount animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender into ... Continue Reading →

Hot Pitch Party Tips from Last Year’s Winner!

One of the most frequent questions we get around this time of the year is what has happened to previous winners of our Pitch Party contest. We caught up with Brian Smith and the team ... Continue Reading →