Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Feb. 19 Release

This year’s Oscar-nominated animated and live-action short films will once again get a theatrical run from Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures starting Feb. 19. This is ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Shoots for Seven; Panic Opens in L.A.

Will weekend No. 7 be lucky enough for Avatar to hang onto its crown yet again? Avatar enters the weekend having claimed the crown of the world’s highest-grossing movie of all ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Closes L.A. Studio

Imagi Animation Studio’s Los Angeles office has closed, with the company laying off about 30 staffers who worked there. A few key employees from the Sherman Oaks facility will ... Continue Reading →

Disney Offers TV Sneak Peek of Alice

Disney is giving viewers of its TV networks a first look at its new 3D Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland movie via a series of one-minute first looks at the film. Three clips, ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor Takes Full Control of Paprikaas

Technicolor is now the sole owner of Bangalore-based animation studio Paprikaas and plans to expand the outfit’s business into visual effects, compression and authoring, according ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane to Host WGA’s West Coast Awards Show

Family Guy creator an all-around animation mogul Seth MacFarlane will host the 2010 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony. ‘I’m honored and humbled to be chosen ... Continue Reading →

Lucas Reportedly Planning CG-Animated Musical

Star Wars creator George Lucas is reportedly working on a CG-animated feature film that will feature fairy creatures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While Lucasfilm told the trade ... Continue Reading →

Avatar is King of the World

It’s official: Avatar has passed Titanic to become the highest-grossing film in history. The James Cameron film’s Monday gross of $3.2 million domestic and $17 million foreign ... Continue Reading →

Warner Pops for 3-D in Potter Finale

The final, two-part installment in the Harry Potter movie series will be released in 3-D, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Warner Bros. has yet to make official its decision to ... Continue Reading →

Sticky Pictures Merges with Buster Dandy

Australian animation studio Sticky Pictures announced its merger with live action production company Buster Dandy. The new company will operate under the Sticky Pictures name, with ... Continue Reading →