Jackson, Weta Do WWII Pic

Filmmaker Peter Jackson will produce and his Oscar-winning vfx shop, Weta, will create visuals for Dambusters, an inspirational true story from WWII that Universal Pictures, StudioCanal ... Continue Reading →

Icon Sells Five to Spain’s RTVE

Spanish production and distribution company Icon Animation has announced a number of sales to Spain’s digital free TV broadcaster, RTVE. In addition to finding another terrestrial ... Continue Reading →

ILM’s Model Shop Splits Off

Now that Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has focused its efforts solely on digital work, its model and physical effects unit has set up shop as Kerner Optical LLC. Based in San ... Continue Reading →

IDT Becomes Starz Media

Having completed its acquisition of IDT Ent., Liberty Media Corp. has combined the former IDT Corp. subsidiary with its own Starz Entertainment Group to create a new integrated media ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s Hair High Screens in NYC

Hair High, the latest animated feature from indie legend Bill Plympton, will play at the Two Boots Pioneer theater in New York as part of the venue’s ‘Month of Horror’ ... Continue Reading →

SupperTime, Telescreen Engineer Alien Clones

The Simon & Schuster children’s book series, Alien Clones from Outer Space, is set to become an animated series through a co-production deal between SupperTime Ent. and Telescreen ... Continue Reading →

Monster House to Open Again

Those who missed Sony Pictures’ Monster House in 3D the first go-round will have another chance when the studio re-releases the animated feature on 100 screens on October 6. If ... Continue Reading →

Full Metal Alchemist Movie in Theaters

Though the Hollywood studios are taking a short breather before unleashing their next raft of family-oriented CG feature films, there’s still big-screen animation to be sought ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Closes First Stage of IDT Buy

Liberty Media Corp. has officially taken control of all of the U.S. and certain international operations of IDT Corp.’s entertainment division during the initial stage of its ... Continue Reading →

Connery Toon Looks to Feature

Back in December of last year, we reported that screen legend Sir Sean Connery had teamed with Glasgow Animation to form Billi Prods. and produce a CG-animated short titled Sir Billi. ... Continue Reading →