Weinsteins Hot for Red Riding Hood

CGI animation House Kanbar has a big reason to let the SKYY Vodka flow today. The latest news from the Cannes festival is that Bobby and Harvey Weinstein’s new company (temporarily ... Continue Reading →

Henson Revisiting Dark Crystal

The Jim Henson Co. has announced plans to produce a sequel to its 1982 cult fantasy feature, The Dark Crystal. Scribes Annette Duffy and David Odell, who wrote the original film, have ... Continue Reading →

Dygra Offers Midsummer Peek at Cannes

Shakespeare gets animated with Midsummer Dream, the latest CG animated feature from Dygra Films, the Spanish toon studio behind the European hit, The Living Forest. Daily Variety reports ... Continue Reading →

Exodus, Melwood Ride Pavlov’s Dog

Melwood Pictures and Exodus Film Group hope to have animation fans salivating with Pavlov’s Dog, a CG-animated/live action feature film they optioned from world-famous illusionist ... Continue Reading →

Nosferatu Gets Toon Update

While the majority of computer animation work is being dedicated to creating loveable animal characters, the medium seems to be lending itself to the horror genre lately as well. One ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Unleashes Gromit at Cannes

DreamWorks Animation SKG apparently pulled out all the stops in promoting its next animated feature at the Cannes Film Festival. The publicity stunt for the clay-animated Wallace & ... Continue Reading →

Cleese to Script DreamWorks/Aardman Pic

One of the announcements to come out of Thursday’s DreamWorks/Aardman presentation at the Cannes Film Festival is that Monty Python alum John Cleese has been tapped to write the ... Continue Reading →

Ogre Sales Under Par for DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation SKG announced its first quarter financial results during an investor conference call on Tuesday, noting that DVD and VHS sales of its CG feature, Shrek 2, failed ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express to Make Second IMAX 3D Run

Is the computer-animated family flick, The Polar Express, poised to become the next big holiday tradition? IMAX Corp. and Warner Bros. Pictures certainly hope so. Today the two companies ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Up, Upbeat on Disney

Pixar and Disney may be a step closer to kissing and making up. During an investor conference call on Thursday, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs announced strong earnings bolstered by The Incredibles ... Continue Reading →