Match Factory Pitches CG Feature

The Match Factory has picked up the worldwide sales rights to Alois Nebel, one of the first computer-animated feature to be made in the Czech Republic. ‘ Executives at the Cologne, ... Continue Reading →

Audiences Select Selick’s Magic

Focus Features’s 3-D, stop-motion feature Coraline earned $16.4 million in its opening weekend’good enough for third place. Leading the weekend was the Warner Bros. / New ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Out at Universal, Talking to Disney

DreamWorks and Disney are expected to announce Monday they have struck a deal for Disney to distribute the studio’s films. Talks were ongoing through the weekend on the deal, ... Continue Reading →

Disney/DreamWorks Deal Done

It’s official: DreamWorks has a new distributor in Disney. The long-term exclusive deal was announced Monday after much speculation over the weekend after a DreamWorks/Universal ... Continue Reading →

Missing Lynx Nabs Spain’s Goya Award

If you needed proof of the growth of the feature animation industry in Spain, all you have to do is take a look at the four titles nominated for the Goya Awards (Spain’s equivalent ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Platinum to Develop Animated Feature

Sony Pictures Animation has signed a deal to develop with Platinum Studios a feature animated film based on characters in Platinum’s library of comic book characters. Platinum ... Continue Reading →

Lumenas Sets Murphy, Brady for Santa Claus Pic

Salt Lake City-based Lumenas Animation Studios has hired a writer and director for its first animated feature, The Legend of Santa Claus. Tab Murphy will write the script and Colin ... Continue Reading →

Wright Adds Animation to Scott Pilgrim

Director Edgar Wright’s movie version of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s popular graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim is going to include several hand-animated sequences, according ... Continue Reading →

Coraline Leaps into Theaters in 3-D

Henry Selick’s stop-motion 3-D movie Coraline lands in theaters this weekend. The PG-rated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s popular novella stars Dakota Fanning as a girl who ... Continue Reading →

Campbell in Talks for Green Lantern

Variety is reporting that Warner Bros. is negotiating with Casino Royale director Martin Campbell about helming the DC Comics adaptation Green Lantern. Campbell would direct a script ... Continue Reading →