Bron Scores Rights to ‘Willoughbys’

Bron Animation has picked up animated film rights to popular children’s book The Willoughbys, from Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry. Published in 2010, the story follows ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: VFX of ‘The Walk’

The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’ feature film chronicling performer Philippe Petit’s amazing high-wire walk between the towers of New York’s World Trade Center, is a stunning ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

‘Maya the Bee 2’ Production Kicks Off

Studio 100 Media announces that it has begun production on a second movie about its popular CG pollinator, with Maya the Bee 2 – The Honey Games set to arrive in theaters in 2017/18. ... Continue Reading →

Sia, Patrick Stump Fall for ‘Charming’

Five-time Grammy Award nominee Sia Furler has penned two original songs for 3QU Media’s irreverent, animation, not-quite-fairy-tale musical Charming. The Aussie singer, songwriter ... Continue Reading →

Johnny Depp to Star in ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

The inimitable Johnny Depp has been tapped to voice the titular role of Paramount Animation and MGM’s Sherlock Gnomes — a sequel to indie animated hit Gnomeo and Juliet from ... Continue Reading →

Amazon Orders Three Original Kids Series & Aardman Special

Amazon has greenlit three new Amazon Original Kids Series for next year, as well as a half-hour animated special that will debut soon. The two animated series, Dino Dana and Lost in ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Sets ‘Boy and the World’ Screenings for NYC, LA

GKIDS has announced that it will be bringing Brazilian artist Alê Abreu’s Boy and the World to the big screen in New York City and Los Angeles, opening December 11. Screenings will ... Continue Reading →