Big Idea, Entrenched Team for More VeggieTales

Big Idea Entertainment, the studio behind such faith-based children’s programming as VeggieTales, has signed a multiproduction deal with animation studio Entrenched, Inc. The ... Continue Reading →

Dear John Unseats Avatar Atop Box Office

After eight weeks as the No. 1 movie in America, Avatar finally slipped to the No. 2 slot this weekend. The romantic drama Dear John was the film that finally dethroned the James Cameron ... Continue Reading →

Paris, Dear John Join Box Office Battle with Avatar

Can Avatar, now the official all-time domestic and worldwide box office record holder, hold on to the crown for its eighth straight weekend? Not if John Travolta has anything to say ... Continue Reading →

The Toon That Changed My Life!

To celebrate our 200th issue, we asked some of our favorite animation heavyweights to tell us about the movie/TV show or characters that made them realize they wanted to work in the ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Sails Past Titanic Amid Talk of Sequel, Acting Snubs

As Avatar officially claims the domestic box office crown from Titanic, Fox is in talks with director James Cameron on a sequel. The 3D sci-fi fantasy movie finally sailed past Cameron’s ... Continue Reading →

Lionsgate, Crest Warm to Norm of the North

Lionsgate and Crest Animation Studios will make Norm of the North their next stereoscopic 3D animated feature. The movie will be the second of three features the parties have agreed ... Continue Reading →

Conchords’ Bobin to Direct Muppets Movie

James Bobin has signed on to direct a new Muppets movie for Disney from a script co-written by How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bobin is ... Continue Reading →

Up Leads Toon Oscar Nominees; Kells Surprises

It was a morning of expectations and surprises for animation at the Academy Awards nominations this morning, with front-runner Up earning a nomination for both Best Picture and Best ... Continue Reading →

An Honor to be Nominated: Oscar Hopefuls React to Good News!

It’s been a busy morning for the animation and vfx race nominees. We were lucky enough to get some first-hand reactions from a few of them: Here is a round-up of those and others ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Wins Again; Princess Crosses $100 Million Mark

Avatar did it again. The new holder of the all-time world record for box office earnings took the domestic weekend prize for the seventh weekend in a row, taking in an estimated $30 ... Continue Reading →