U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →

Nick Picks Up New ‘Alvinnn!!!’ from PGS

PGS Entertainment has announced that Nickelodeon has picked up the new CG-animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks to be broadcast on over 70 Nick channels around the world (excluding ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Reveals Tribute 2014 Finalists

European pitch event Cartoon Movie, which this year takes place March 5-7 in Lyon, France, has named the finalists for its Cartoon Tribute 2014, which celebrate outstanding contributions ... Continue Reading →

‘LEGO’ Assembles its Third Winning Weekend

Everything was awesome once again for The LEGO Movie, which was the nation’s top-grossing film for a third weekend in a row with an estimated $31.5 million in ticket sales. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Sound Great to CAS Awards

Frozen and Gravity continued their awards-season runs with victories in the Cinema Audio Society Awards, held Saturday at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The ... Continue Reading →

‘LEGO’ Sequel Due May 26, 2017

As if everything wasn’t already awesome enough for Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie, the studio has made official a release date for a sequel: May 26, 2017. The movie has proven ... Continue Reading →
Audrey Diehl

Diehl Named Nick’s VP Animation Development

Audrey Diehl has been promoted to VP of animation development for Nickelodeon Group, the network announced today. Diehl’s promotion from executive director of development to the ... Continue Reading →
Ed Catmull

Pixar’s Catmull to Speak on ‘Creativity, Inc.’

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull will give a talk April 16 called “Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” for Live Talks Business ... Continue Reading →
Paul W.S. Anderson

EXCLUSIVE: Anderson Dishes on ‘Pompeii’ VFX

Great disasters have long been popular settings for moviemaker looking to tell human and even intimate stories, and Pompeii certainly follows in that tradition. The film, released today ... Continue Reading →
Chris O'Dowd

‘Puffin Rock’ Takes Wing with Chris O’Dowd Narrating

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells) is hard at work on its upcoming preschool series Puffin Rock for RTEjr (Ireland) and Nick Jr. (U.K.), and actor Chris O’Dowd ... Continue Reading →