Academy Names Student Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored thirteen students from nine different colleges and universities in the 33rd annual Student Academy Awards competition. Three ... Continue Reading →

Hammy Short to Accompany Hedge DVD

Sources at DreamWorks Animation tell us the animation crew is working on a short film starring the hyperactive, red squirrel from the studio’s hit CG feature, Over the Hedge. ... Continue Reading →

Hatcher Joins Coraline Cast

Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher has signed on to voice two roles in director Henry Selick’s upcoming stop-motion animated feature, Coraline, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Disaster! Finds Relief in Cannes

Dream Ent.’s Disaster!, a stop-motion animated spoof of various nature-gone-wrong movies, was picked up by Screen Media Films for distribution in North America. The deal was made ... Continue Reading →

Besson to Make Arthur Sequels

According to The Hollywood Reporter, French Director Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, La Femme Nikita) plans to make two sequels to his upcoming CG/live-action feature, Arthur and the ... Continue Reading →

AMC Theaters to Offer Free Toons

As part of its “Summer MovieCamp” community service program, AMC Theatres will screen major animated releases free of charge on Wednesday mornings in 40 cities from June ... Continue Reading →

Hedge Edged Out By Code

DreamWorks’ animated Over the Hedge earned a tidy sum at the North American box office over the weekend, but more moviegoers were intrigued by a fictional mystery surrounding ... Continue Reading →

Hedge Takes On Da Vinci

Over the Hedge, the latest computer-generated critter comedy from DreamWorks Animation, arrives in theaters today, just in time to compete with director Ron Howard’s adaptation ... Continue Reading →

Corpse Bride Director on to Despereaux

Mike Johnson, co-director of the Oscar-nominated animated feature Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, is replacing Triplets of Belleville helmer Sylvain Chomet as director of Universal ... Continue Reading →

IDT Gets Sheepish

IDT Ent. has announced that its West Coast headquarters in Burbank, Calif. has begun production on a new CG-animated feature film titled Sheepish. Putting a comic twist on the old ‘wolf ... Continue Reading →