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London-based animation studio Nexus as announced an exclusive partnership with multi-award winning toon producers Claire Jennings, Christopher O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso to develop and produce original animated features. Jennings notably produced the Oscar and BAFTA-winning Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Oscar nominated, BAFTA winning Coraline. Indie studio [...]
Disney/Pixar’s upcoming Monsters University will feature music from award-winning composer Randy Newman and Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia. The soundtrack also features the sounds of Atlanta-based hard rock band Mastodon. Directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, Monsters University hits theaters June 21, 2013, with [...]
Nickelodeon has released a nine-minute featurette about its new animated series Sanjay and Craig available exclusively on iTunes free of charge. Titled The Adventures of Sanjay and Craig, the bonus featurette provides a behind-the-scenes look at the series ahead of its on-air premiere, set for May 25. The full 20-episode [...]
The Hollywood trades have weighed in on Blue Sky’s new 3-D CG-animated feature Epic and the reviews are mostly positive. The fantasy adventure film, which is directed by Blue Sky co-founder Chris Wedge (Ice Age, Robots) is set in a hidden land deep in the forest where the battle between [...]
Cartoon Masters’ Digital and Transmedia event has announced its slate of seminars and speakers for the upcoming edition, which takes place in Munich, Germany, June 25-27. Focusing on TV, online, mobile, gaming and animation sectors the event highlights strategies, possible partnerships and synergies in the new global digital landscape. Among [...]
Steven Spielberg will exec produce a live-action TV series based on the popular video game franchise Halo for Microsoft’s new console Xbox One. The series will include exclusive interactive Xbox One content that is created in partnership with 343 Industries and Xbox Entertainment Studios, says The Hollywood Reporter. Halo was [...]
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
+ Canadian indie Guru Studio and publishing partner Immedium have released a second book based on the toon house’s Emmy and Annie-nominated kids series Justin Time (52 x 11), now in its second season. Based on the show’s first episode, The Big Pet Story is a 32-page illustrated book for [...]
Disney XD has announced that it will debut Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, a new animated series reuniting some of Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes (Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and newcomer Falcon) on Sunday, July 7, with a special one-hour preview this Sunday, May 26 at 11 [...]
British BAFTA-winning social website BinWeevils.com has joined forces with Aardman Animations and Sony Music to find the best pop video animator in the U.K. This innovative new competition will offer, as first prize, the chance for four children to create the official pop video for the Bin Weevils debut album, [...]