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 →

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 →

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 →

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 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 →

Turok Movie Headed to AFM

A Jurassic classic of comic book and video game fame is coming to the screen as The Weinstein Co. and Classic Media’s Gold Key games division bring the animated feature Turok: ... Continue Reading →

Biel Eyes Wonder Woman Role

Last seen torturing Adam Sandler with her curves in I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry, actress Jessica Biel is in negotiations to play Wonder Woman in Warner Bros.’ Justice ... Continue Reading →

Zombie-Killing Milla Livens Up the Box-Office

If you needed more evidence that hot zombie-fighting women have got what it takes to bring fan-boys to movie theaters, check out the results of this past weekend’s box-office ... Continue Reading →