V For Victorious

Warner Bros.’ vfx-laden, action-packed allegory, V for Vendetta, emerged triumphant at the North American box office over the weekend. Written and exec produced by The Matrix ... Continue Reading →

V for Vendetta, G for Great Gazoo

This weekend’s new film releases offer variety as much as anything else. First of all, the infamous Wachowski Brothers (The Matrix franchise) are offering up their ultimate antidote ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Enters Kidvid Game with 4Kids

Two things: The game wars continue on all-fronts and it’s never too early to get the kids ramped up about their Christmas 2006 lists. Microsoft Game Studios and 4Kids Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Fox Among the Dogs in Graphic Deal

Fox Television Studios has signed a development deal with Spacedog to create projects based on three graphic novels. In a move right out of the book of synergy, plans call for the books ... Continue Reading →

KOCCA Funds $6 Million Toon Studio

The Korea Culture and Content Agency has been a familiar force in funding animated projects in the past decade. Now the government agency is expanding its role by establishing a full-service, ... Continue Reading →

Bird to Tame New Disney Mouse

Immediately taking and advantage of the riches the Pixar/Disney marriage promises, the Walt Disney Co. has announced that Pixar star director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) has been tapped ... Continue Reading →

Early Christmas For Korean Ani Industry

The burgeoning animation industry of South Korea has one more notch in its belt today. Daily Variety is reporting that South Korea’s Sieundesign has signed a potentially $10 million ... Continue Reading →

British Animators Feel the Love for Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

The British Animation Awards were handed out late last week. And as many artists have proven though the centuries, creativity trumped politics. Although Americans have never been less ... Continue Reading →

Disney Open to 2D

Fans of traditional animation got a glimmer of hope today as The Walt Disney Co. today held it’s annual shareholder meeting, which was focused in part on the pending acquisition ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Profits Down

Despite having one of the best-selling home video titles of 2005 with Madagascar and winning the Oscar with Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →