Burton Doing Frankenweenie Feature?

It may sound too good to be true, and there’s a good chance that it is, but there’s a rumor circulating around the web that Tim Burton is developing a stop-motion animated ... Continue Reading →

Unified Builds CG Ark

Unified Pictures is developing CG-animated feature titled Noah’s Ark, a reteling of the famous biblical tale from the point of view of the animals. The script is being written ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA/house Animates King of California

Commercial animation studio LAIKA/house created a stop-motion animation dream sequence for writer/director Mike Cahill’s King of California, a new movie starring Oscar winner ... Continue Reading →

Reynolds Enrolls in Nightmare Academy

Screenwriter David Reynolds (Chicken Little, Finding Nemo, Bug’s Life) has been hired to pen Universal Pictures’ screen adaptation of the Nightmare Academy books by Dean ... Continue Reading →

Clooney, Blanchett Dahled Up for Fox

As his latest live-action film, The Darjeeling Limited, is making the festival rounds, director Wes Anderson (The Life Aquatic with With Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums) leaked some ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Downloading Ottawa Part 2: The Shorts

Part 2: The Shorts Among the plethora of films that screened during the five shorts programs at the Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival, a few really stood out for pushing the boundaries ... Continue Reading →

Warner, Weinstein Get Gatchaman, Astroboy

Warner Bros. Pictures and The Weinstein Co. have inked a worldwide distribution deal with Imagi Animation Studios for the of the CG-animated feature films Gatchaman and AstroBoy. The ... Continue Reading →

Tippett Making Abrams’ Monster

Fangoria.com got word that vfx guru Phil Tippett and crew at Tippett Studio landed the job of creating effects for producer J.J. Abram’s as-yet-untitled giant monster movie. Details ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Sequel Greenlit

With nearly $700 million in worldwide box office booty, DreamWorks’ and Paramount’s Transformers was bound to get a sequel or four, but the first follow-up may come sooner ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Downloading Ottawa

Part 1: The Features This year’s Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival offered a god mix of great animation and pieces that left audiences asking ‘What the hell did I just ... Continue Reading →