DreamWorks Unleashes Gromit at Cannes

DreamWorks Animation SKG apparently pulled out all the stops in promoting its next animated feature at the Cannes Film Festival. The publicity stunt for the clay-animated Wallace & ... Continue Reading →

Cleese to Script DreamWorks/Aardman Pic

One of the announcements to come out of Thursday’s DreamWorks/Aardman presentation at the Cannes Film Festival is that Monty Python alum John Cleese has been tapped to write the ... Continue Reading →

Ogre Sales Under Par for DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation SKG announced its first quarter financial results during an investor conference call on Tuesday, noting that DVD and VHS sales of its CG feature, Shrek 2, failed ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express to Make Second IMAX 3D Run

Is the computer-animated family flick, The Polar Express, poised to become the next big holiday tradition? IMAX Corp. and Warner Bros. Pictures certainly hope so. Today the two companies ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Up, Upbeat on Disney

Pixar and Disney may be a step closer to kissing and making up. During an investor conference call on Thursday, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs announced strong earnings bolstered by The Incredibles ... Continue Reading →

Jobs Talks Cars, Pixar’s Future

During Thursday’s investor conference call, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs provided some updates on its 2006 release, Cars, and responded to questions regarding future plans for the Emery, ... Continue Reading →

Imaginum Runs Wild at Anima Estudios

Anima Estudios, which produced Magos y Gigantes (Wizards and Giants), Mexico’s first animated feature in more than 30 years, has released details about its second feature, Imaginum. ... Continue Reading →

Narnia Images, Trailer Plans

Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media have released a set of images from their upcoming CG-laden fantasy flick, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. In addition, ... Continue Reading →

CritterPix Draws Top Talent to CG Otter Pic

CG animation house CritterPix Studios has tapped talent from Pixar, ILM, Tippett Studios and Don Bluth Films to produce its first feature-length film, Ollie the Otter. Budgeted at a ... Continue Reading →

Hitchhiker Rides to the Top

Disney execs have no reason to panic as the Buena Vista release, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, easily claimed the top spot at the domestic box office over the weekend. ... Continue Reading →