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In an ironic end to a tumultuous week that saw the Walt Disney Co. all but abandon 2D animation, the studio’s 2D-animated feature Teacher’s Pet goes into wide release today on 2,000-plus screens across North America. The film is sure to add fuel to the fire of controversy surrounding Monday’s [...]
As predicted by execs at New Line and other major studios on Monday, Sony Pictures’ claim on Sunday that Big Fish was the big kahuna at the weekend box office was quickly debunked when the actual figures rolled in. Sony estimated that its Tim Burton fantasy film had grossed $14.5 [...]
Sony claims that its Tim Burton-directed fantasy flick Big Fish dethroned New Line’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to hook the top spot at the North American box office over the weekend. Studio estimates have Fish just barely swimming in the lead with $14.5 million [...]
Walt Disney Feature Animation will bring William Joyce’s best-selling children’s book, A Day with Wilbur Robinson, to the big screen in 2006. The CG feature will be produced at Disney’s Burbank-based animation studio by Disney animation veteran Dorothy McKim. Steve Anderson, who served as head of story on The Emperor’s [...]
Opening in theaters today, Jan. 9, the new Miramax comedy My Baby’s Daddy begins with an animated sequence produced by New York’s Noodlesoup Prods. Noodlesoup previously teamed with Miramax to provide animated opening credits for the Danny DeVito-directed comedy Duplex, starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore. “We’re excited that Miramax [...]
Finding Nemo seems to be losing some ground as the Oscar frontrunner as critics on both coasts choose the Sony Pictures Classics release The Triplets of Belleville as the best animated feature of 2003. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has released its list of winners for its 29th annual [...]
ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 2003 Annie Awards, placing Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the lead with 12 nods including individual achievement categories. Disney’s Brother Bear is a close runner-up with eight nominations. The winners will be announced Feb. 7 at the annual awards ceremony at the Alex Theatre [...]
Animation and visual effects are well represented in the list of films being considered for Achievement in Sound Editing for the 76th Academy Awards. Pixar’s Finding Nemo made the short list, which was announced yesterday. The CG family adventure/comedy will sound off against Miramax’s Kill Bill: Vol. 1, which features [...]
The ball may have dropped in Times Square but the box office take for New Line’s blockbuster The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King keeps soaring to record-breaking heights. The third and final installment in director Peter Jackson’s filmed adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic saga held its [...]
Daily Variety reports that Disney Feature Animation has hired writers Grant Calof and Greg Lee to script a big-screen adaptation of David Wiesner’s children’s book The Three Pigs. Reports say the film will combine CG and traditional animation to update the classic tale of the Three Little Pigs and their [...]