Jack Black Agrees to Produce Animated Pitch

Jack Black has signed on to produce an untitled animated feature film that has been set up at Illumination Entertainment, according to Variety. The film is set in the world of cryptozoology ... Continue Reading →

Blind Side Blitzes; Carol Still Strong

It was a quiet weekend at the box office, most notable for a blitz by the football drama The Blind Side that landed it in the top spot and continued strong business for Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Making Mayan Mayhem

No question about it: Audiences will get their money’s worth of eye-popping, end-of-the-world vfx in Roland Emmerich’s disaster movie, 2012. This month’s disaster-zeitgeist ... Continue Reading →

How to Make a Cult Movie with No Money!

As a Web animator, I’ve made hundreds of animated pieces over the past five years, including daily animations for both my Bateman365 project and Salon. About a year ago, I decided ... Continue Reading →

The Fantastic Retro Fox Rewrites the Rules

Wes Anderson delivers a delightfully quirky adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s book. You’ve got to tip your hat to the ways of stylish, exacting director Wes Anderson: ... Continue Reading →

Letter Perfect

Adam Elliot, the Oscar-winning director of Mary and Max talks about the joys and heartaches of making his first feature length stop-motion movie. Australian animator Adam Elliot has ... Continue Reading →

The Earthling Invasion

Spain’s Ilion Animation Studios and Sony Pictures deliver a flip on the classic alien flick with Planet 51. Whether it’s Will Smith sucker punching an extraterrestrial pilot ... Continue Reading →

Box Office Sees Quiet Before Frog Storm

It’s a quiet week for new animation and VFX films at the box office ‘ something that will be rectified with next week’s wide release of Disney’s The Princess ... Continue Reading →

DiCaprio Chills Out as Jack Frost in The Guardians

Leonardo DiCaprio has signed on to the voice cast of his first animated feature film, agreeing to voice the character Jack Frost in an upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature tentatively ... Continue Reading →

Cavanagh Cast as Ranger Smith for Yogi Bear

Actor Tom Cavanagh has been cast as Ranger Smith in Warner Bros.’ live-action and CG-animation hybrid feature film version of Yogi Bear. Cavanagh, best known for lead roles on ... Continue Reading →