Pet Gets Leg Up on Godfathers

In an ironic end to a tumultuous week that saw the Walt Disney Co. all but abandon 2D animation, the studio’s 2D-animated feature Teacher’s Pet goes into wide release today ... Continue Reading →

Fish Cries Wolf, King Rules

As predicted by execs at New Line and other major studios on Monday, Sony Pictures’ claim on Sunday that Big Fish was the big kahuna at the weekend box office was quickly debunked ... Continue Reading →

Disney Preps New Pic, Shutters Orlando

Walt Disney Feature Animation will bring William Joyce’s best-selling children’s book, A Day with Wilbur Robinson, to the big screen in 2006. The CG feature will be produced ... Continue Reading →

Big Fish Rules Pond, Maybe

Sony claims that its Tim Burton-directed fantasy flick Big Fish dethroned New Line’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to hook the top spot at the North American box ... Continue Reading →

Noodlesoup Opens My Baby’s Daddy

Opening in theaters today, Jan. 9, the new Miramax comedy My Baby’s Daddy begins with an animated sequence produced by New York’s Noodlesoup Prods. Noodlesoup previously ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Film Crits Pick Triplets

Finding Nemo seems to be losing some ground as the Oscar frontrunner as critics on both coasts choose the Sony Pictures Classics release The Triplets of Belleville as the best animated ... Continue Reading →

Nemo, Brother Bear Lead Annie Noms

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 2003 Annie Awards, placing Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the lead with 12 nods including individual achievement categories. ... Continue Reading →

Nemo Fishing for Sound Editing Oscar

Animation and visual effects are well represented in the list of films being considered for Achievement in Sound Editing for the 76th Academy Awards. Pixar’s Finding Nemo made ... Continue Reading →

New Line Rings In New Year

The ball may have dropped in Times Square but the box office take for New Line’s blockbuster The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King keeps soaring to record-breaking heights. ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Take Three Pigs to Market

Daily Variety reports that Disney Feature Animation has hired writers Grant Calof and Greg Lee to script a big-screen adaptation of David Wiesner’s children’s book The Three ... Continue Reading →