Toons Thankful for Holiday Weekend

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to the handful of animated features in release at North American theaters. All three held onto top-five spots with a couple even getting big boosts. ... Continue Reading →

Fox’s Robots to Assemble on IMAX

Following in the tracks of The Polar Express, Robots–Chris Wedge’s much anticipated CG follow-up to Ice Age–will be attacking both Imax and regular theaters on March ... Continue Reading →

10 Things to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

1. Pixar’s amazing animation record wasn’t a fluke. John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Andrew Stanton, Peter Docter and all the other CG toon masters up in Emeryville, Calif. continue ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s Howl Heard All Over Japan

Although most American and European box-office watchers are chronicling the performances of The Incredibles, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and The Polar Express this week, a different ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob’s Absorbent at Box Office

SpongeBob took on Bob Parr (a.k.a. Mr. Incredible) and emerged victorious over the weekend. Though it narrowly lost the top spot to Buena Vista’s National Treasure, The SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →

DreamVision Tells True Story with 3D

London-based DreamVision Motion Pictures and Television plans to produce a 3D-animated musical titled Anna, which will mark the launch of the DreamVision Animation label. The kid-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Spongy One Makes Splash in Theaters

The last few weeks have been huge for animation fans, what with the release of Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles and Sony’s The Polar Express while DreamWorks’ Shark ... Continue Reading →

Nick Films in Wilbur’s Pen

As Nickelodeon/Paramount’s The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie gets set to take moviegoers to Bikini Bottom, Daily Variety reports that Nick Films has signed on to co-produce Paramount’s ... Continue Reading →

American McGee to Script Oz Pic

Renowned artist and video game creator American McGee (American McGee’s Alice) has been tapped by Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to write the screenplay for the feature ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express Rolls Over IMAX Records

While it may be off to a fairly slow start at megaplexes, Sony’s CG-animated holiday pic, The Polar Express, is making record time at IMAX theaters, where it’s being presented ... Continue Reading →