Saban Launches Virtual Studio

Saban Entertainment Group (SEG), a division of Saban Capital Group Inc., is building a virtual studio dedicated to incubating, developing, and marketing family entertainment. Led by ... Continue Reading →

Splitsville for DreamWorks and Aardman?

Citing anonymous sources, the New York Times reports that DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Animations are splitting up. With Aardman principals reportedly upset over creative control ... Continue Reading →

Season Opens on Top

Sony Animation’s Open Season clawed up an estimated $23 million over the weekend, easily claiming the top spot at the North American box office. The CG-animated comedy, which ... Continue Reading →

Sony Kicks Off Open Season

Open Season, the flagship CG-animated feature film from Sony Animation, opens across North America today with the weekend’s highest theater count. Arriving in 3,833 venues, including ... Continue Reading →

Downey: ‘I Am Iron Man’

The Hollywood Reporter brings word today that acclaimed and embattled actor Robert Downey Jr. has been cast as the lead in Iron Man, director Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the Marvel ... Continue Reading →

GigaPix Digs Dr. Grave

Animation and vfx house GigaPix Studios announced plans to produce a feature film based on the popular underground comic book Dr. Grave. The comic’s creator, Ed Vis, wrote the ... Continue Reading →

Dimension to Adapt O.C.T. Comic

The Weinstein Co.’s Dimension Films has snatched feature film rights to Image Comics’ O.C.T.: Occult Crimes Taskforce, a comic-book series co-created and co-written by actress ... Continue Reading →

AG Properties Makes MIPCOM Debut

AG Properties, the recently formed intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings, heads to MIPCOM for the first time with a slate of familiar brands including ... Continue Reading →

Robotech Wins at Horror/Sci-Fi Fest

The new animated movie Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles took the award for Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature at the 2006 Int’l Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. Produced by Harmony Gold ... Continue Reading →

Starz Has Play Date with Eloise

Premium cable channel Starz has acquired Eloise, an animated series based on the best-selling children’s book series authored by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Hilary Knight. ... Continue Reading →