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Japanse studio HeARTBIT Digital Creation has announced that it will use a Toon Boom pipeline, namely Storyboard Pro and Toon Boom Harmony for its upcoming production Francesca, which is based on a popular manga. “I feel extremely honored to use Toon Boom technology. I find it far superior, providing users [...]
Open Road Films (The Host, The Grey) has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to ToonBox and Redrover Co.’s 3-D, CG-animated The Nut Job. The family pic, which is directed by Peter Lepeniotis and penned by Lorne Cameron and Lepeniotis, will be released on January 17, 2014. Liam Neeson, Katherine [...]
DreamWorks Animation has acquired the IP for the fad-tastic Troll doll franchise from the Dam Family and Dam Things of Denmark with plans to reintroduce the bouffant characters to a new generation. The company has named American Girl veteran Shawn Dennis as head of brand development to cultivate the franchise. [...]
L.A. audiences will have the chance to check out indie animator Christopher Sullivan’s widely acclaimed movie Consuming Spirits as the pic begins a week run at the Cinefamily theater this Friday (April 12). The highly original and very adult feature chronicles the lives of Gentian Violet, Victor Blue and Earl [...]
Disney is in the process of laying off around 150 employees at Walt Disney Studios today (March 10). Variety reports that employees began receiving pink slips on Wednesday morning. The layoffs hit the home entertainment, production, distribution and marketing, and music and theater division in New York City, with only [...]
The third cinematic outing of DreamWorks’ blockbuster Kung Fu Panda announced three new voice cast members yesterday (April 9): Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) and Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids) will voice new characters in the third chapter of the animated pic, which will again be directed by Jennifer Yu Nelson [...]
Titmouse, Inc.—the L.A. studio behind Adult Swim’s The Ventures Bros., Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite—has their first original animated theatrical short The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl prepped and ready for take off on iTunes this week. The film is being publicly released for the first time by the studio’s [...]
Bollywood’s popular superhero franchise Krrish has inspired a series of animated features, to be produced by Cartoon Network India, Toonz and Film Kraft. Directed by filmmaker and actor Rakesh Roshan, the deal calls for four animated movies. “The Krrish franchise has been very well received by kids across the country [...]
Disney and Pixar announced today that the much anticipated sequel to the 2003 Oscar-winning feature Finding Nemo will be released on Nov. 25, 2015. The new pic, which will be directed by Andrew Stanton and feature Ellen DeGeneres reprising her role as the friendly and forgetful blue tang fish will [...]
South African animation studio Triggerfish announced today that Laurence Fishburne has joined the voice cast of its upcoming 3D animated pic Khumba as the lead character’s father, Seko. The impressive voice cast also includes Liam Neeson, AnnaSophia Robb, Jake T. Austin, Loretta Devine and Richard E. Grant. Khumba tells the [...]