Movies Brighten Disney 4th Quarter Report

The fourth quarter was not so kind to the Walt Disney Co., where TV network troubles and declining attendance at theme parks dragged profits down 7 percent to $835 million. The results ... Continue Reading →

Summer Wars Gets Oscar-Qualifying Run

Distributor Gkids is planning an Oscar-qualifying run for the anime feature film Summer Wars, increasing the possibility that enough movies will enter the race to have five nominees ... Continue Reading →

Video: Kung Fu Panda 2 Teaser Trailer

DreamWorks Animation has released the first look at its upcoming feature film Kung Fu Panda 2 with the release of a teaser trailer and poster. Set for release in May, the film will ... Continue Reading →

Vanguard Deals with Stevenson, Moviemill

Vanguard Films has announced an overall deal with Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson to produce and direct animated and live-action films. Headed by CEO and president John Williams ... Continue Reading →

MegaMind is the Big Brain at the Box Office

MegaMind was the big brain at the box office this weekend, topping the rankings in its opening weekend with an estimated $47.7 million. The DreamWorks Animation feature has earned overall ... Continue Reading →

MegaMind Set to Think its Way to B.O. Victory

Animation returns to cinema screens with the release this week of DreamWorks Animation’s MegaMind. The movie, DreamWorks’ third animated feature release this year, opens in more ... Continue Reading →

Legendary Pictures Launches Comics Venture

Feature-film production and finance company Legendary Pictures is getting into the comic book business with the launch of a new publishing arm to be headed up by industry veteran Bob ... Continue Reading →

McAvoy, Laurie Join Aardman’s Arthur Christmas

Actors James McAvoy and Hugh Laurie have signed on to provide voices for Aardman Animation’s 3D CG-animated feature film Arthur Christmas. The duo joins a cast that includes Jim Broadbent, ... Continue Reading →

First Tintin Movie Images Released

Empire magazine in the United Kingdom has delivered the first look at Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s upcoming motion-capture, CG-animated feature film The Adventures of Tintin: ... Continue Reading →

CMG Brings African Features to AFM

Cinema Management Group is bringing the African 3D animated feature films Khumba and Zambezia to the American Film Market in Santa Monica. Both films are being made by Triggerfish Studios ... Continue Reading →