Editor’s Note: Can the New Disney Regime Revive 2D?

We reported back in March that Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger told shareholders that 2D animation would be considered as an option for feature production under the new animation studio ... Continue Reading →

‘Corpse Bride’ Joins Potter Cast

Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter has enrolled for the next semester at Hogwarts. Having recently lent her voice to the Oscar-nominated stop-motion features Tim Burton’s ... Continue Reading →

Ledger is Joker in Next Batman

At the end of 2005′s Batman Begins, the stage is set for the introduction of a certain grinning criminal mastermind. Now Warner Bros. Pictures has confirmed rumors that Brokeback ... Continue Reading →

Unnatural History Coming to Public TV

Public television producer Thirteen/WNET New York has teamed with Unnatural Prods. to co-produce a 3D-animated educational children’s series titled Unnatural History. Over the ... Continue Reading →

Sony Checks into Hotel Transylvaina

As Warner Bros.’ Monster House, holds its own at the box office, Daily Variety reports Sony will create its own monster abode with its third toon feature, Hotel Transylvania. ... Continue Reading →

No Picnic for Ant Bully

Warner Bros.’ big-screen CG cartoon, The Ant Bully, was bested over the weekend by fellow openers Miami Vice from Universal and John Tucker Must Die from 20th Century Fox. According ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Meeting Santa & Rudolph

One of those childhood favorites that got me interested in animation at an early age was the Rankin & Bass stop-motion holiday classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. When I was ... Continue Reading →

Ant Bully Floods Theaters

Warner Bros. hopes to sink Disney’s Pirates sequel and shutter Sony’s Monster House with its latest CG-animated feature, The Ant Bully. Opening across North America today, ... Continue Reading →

Romano Upped at Nick, MTVN Kids, Family Group

Marianne Romano has been promoted to senior VP of corporate communications for Nickelodeon, MTVN Kids and Family Group. Reporting to Dan Martinsen, exec VP of corporate communications, ... Continue Reading →

Magnolia Grabs Exodus’ The Hero of Color City

Magnolia Pictures has picked up North America distribution rights to Exodus Film Group’s The Hero of Color City, a CG-animated feature that delves into the secret lives of crayons. ... Continue Reading →