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Xilam Animation, the studio behind Kaena–The Prophecy, the first European feature-length computer animated 3D film, has two new projects in the works. The team will be producing another CG feature and a live-action offering featuring CG effects. Xilam has produced internationally successful animated TV series including Oggy and the Cockroaches, [...]
Halloween comes a little early this year as first-time director Len Wiseman’s vampire vs. werewolf actioner Underworld opens in theaters today. Sony Screen Gems and Lakeshore Ent. hope to put the bite on the late summer box office with this EFX-driven entry featuring pixel trickery by Framestore CFC and Fantasy [...]
Todd McFarlane, creator of the Spawn comic book, toy, movie and video game franchise, tells Animation Magazine Online that we can expect to see a lot more of the ultimate superhero from hell. The multi-faceted entrepreneur reveals that that he has more live-action and animated adventures in the works. In [...]
ADV Films has acquired the acclaimed South Korean animated feature My Beautiful Girl, Mari (Mari Iyagi) for North American distribution. Directed by Lee-Sung Kang, the digitally created 2D work was named Best Animated Feature Film at the 2002 Annecy Int’l Animated Film Festival. While the Korean animation industry has been [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Johnston’s picture book The Iguana Brothers: A Tale of Two Lizards may be coming to a theater near you. Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have reportedly optioned rights to develop the property as a CG feature. Director Robert Luketic (Win a Date With [...]
A feature-length, animated adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s 1927 fantasy novel The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath will debut at this year’s H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, taking place Oct. 9-12 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. The film is directed by Edward Martin III and is the first feature from Guerrilla [...]
Vanguard Animation today opens the doors to its full-scale computer animation film studio at London’s Ealing Studios. For the next 18 months, the studio will be in production on Valiant, Disney’s CG animated comedy about a brave carrier pigeon who gets a chance to prove his mettle during World War [...]
In the modern movies, D.C. Comics hero Bruce Wayne has been played by Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer and George Clooney. Now another will don the mask and cape to become Batman for director Christopher Nolan (Memento) and Warner Bros. The studio announced that Christian Bale (American Psycho, Laurel Canyon) has [...]
I have an old Smith Corona Junior manual typewriter on my desk, sitting just three feet from my sleek, translucent iMac (which is, at this point, almost as outdated). I bought the antiquated machine at a thrift store because I thought it looked cool. I even tried to run a [...]
One great thing about covering the animation industry is I can sit down in front of the TV with a bowl of Cap’n Crunch, turn on Saturday morning cartoons and call it “research.” If you’ve also been there recently, you’ve probably observed that most animation on TV is still done [...]