Spider-Man 4 Delayed; Thor Claims Release Date

Marvel is passing its release dates from Peter Parker to Thor and the residents of Asgard. Sony has backed off its planned May 6, 2011, release date for Spider-Man 4. The delay is due ... Continue Reading →

Dolphin Director Schuldt Sets Up Verne Project

Eduardo Schuldt, producer and director of The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer, has set up his next animated feature with Televix Enterterainment and Bliss under the joint banner Aronnax ... Continue Reading →

Up Earns Pair of PGA Nominations

Up scored twice at the Producers Guild of America awards, earning nominations for both best picture and best animated feature. The animated feature category also includes usual suspects ... Continue Reading →

Disney Buys Stake in Stan Lee’s POW!

In the public perception, Marvel and Stan Lee are one and the same. And now that Disney’s completed its merger with the comic-book company it’s also cutting a new deal with ... Continue Reading →

National Critics Honor Mr. Fox Production Design

The Hurt Locker dominated the year-end honors from the National Society of Film Critics, but the group still gave a nod to animation with an unusual nomination for Fantastic Mr. Fox. The ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Shareholders Approve Disney Merger

Marvel and Disney made it official, as Marvel shareholders approved on Dec. 31 the details of the companies’ merger. The deal means Marvel is now officially a wholly owned subsidiary ... Continue Reading →

Muppets, Nemo Added to National Film Registry

Kermit the Frog and the early animation innovations of Winsor McCay have been added to the National Film Registry in the annual induction of 25 films identified by the Library of Congress ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Soars to the Top Worldwide

Avatar easily held onto to its box office crown in the first weekend of the New Year, kicking off 2010 by carrying on the record-setting pace set last year. The overall box office take ... Continue Reading →

Jibjab Offers Animated Take on the Crazy Events of 2009

Over the past five years, the brilliant animators at Jibjab have spoiled us with hilarious animated takes on the notable and dubious achievements of each year. The good news is that ... Continue Reading →

Avatar and Animated Features Picked as AFI’s Significant Moments

The American Film Institute has singled out James Cameron’s Avatar and the year’s wave of top-notch animated features as two of eight ‘moments of significance’ ... Continue Reading →