Henson Gets Paws on Varjak

Daily Variety reports that The Jim Henson Co. has optioned feature film rights to SF Said’s fantasy novel, Varjak Paw. Attached to direct is Dave McKean, the book’s illustrator ... Continue Reading →

Open Season Loaded for IMAX 3D

Sony Pictures Animation’s flagship CG project, Open Season, is slated to get a day-and-date IMAX 3D release as it rolls into conventional theaters on Sept. 29. The animal comedy ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Reports Record Year

Pixar Animation Studio has released its fourth-quarter financial results, declaring 2005 its most profitable year ever. The Emeryville, Calif.-based animation studio earned $152.9 million ... Continue Reading →

Trailer Hitched to Pixar’s Cars

On Thursday, March 9, Disney will release the new theatrical trailer for the upcoming Pixar feature, Cars. The world premiere event will offer eager toon fans a look at new footage ... Continue Reading →

Ultraviolet No Match for Madea

For all her sex appeal, Ultraviolet star Milla Jovovich couldn’t hold a candle to Tyler Perry in drag at the North American box office over the weekend. Lions Gate’s Tyler ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Nab Minimoys

Having hit with Hoodwinked and missed with Doogal, The Weinstein Co. is taking yet another shot at indie animation with action auteur Luc Besson’s toon debut, Arthur and the Minimoys. ... Continue Reading →

Negadon Trailer, Contest Online

If you’ve been hitting the fanboy websites lately, you’ve no doubt read drooling reviews of Negadon: The Monster from Mars, filmmaker Jun Awazu’s CG-animated tribute ... Continue Reading →

Fury of Ultraviolet Unleashed in Theaters

A lot of visual effects work adds to the eye candy as star Milla Jovovich explodes on the big screen with Sony Screen Gems’ futuristic action flick, Ultraviolet. This latest entry ... Continue Reading →

Gromit Wins Animag Oscar Poll!

This year’s Animation Magazine Online Oscar Poll sees Aardman Animations’ and DreamWorks Animation’s Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit win with 47% ... Continue Reading →

Dykstra Directing Tortoise, Hippo Tale

Having earned Academy Awards for his work on the Star Wars and Spider-Man film franchises, visual effects supervisor John Dykstra is trying out his directing chops with Walden Media ... Continue Reading →