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The recent release of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh illustrates just how much the look of animation has changed over the past twenty years. Today, of course, we regard such changes as being matters of dimension: two-dimensional, hand-drawn (like Pooh) as opposed to three-dimensional, digital imagery (like damn near everything else). [...]
Pixar’s Oscar-winning 2010 Feature Toy Story 3 tops Virgin Airline’s list of films that require “emotional health warnings” during in-flight screenings. Since last Wednesday, the airline started advising sensitive passengers to press the call button a shoulder to cry on during films such as Toy Story 3, Water for Elephants [...]
In case you were wondering, the new CG—animated version of Bananas in Pajamas (spelled Pyjamas in the U.K. and Australia) is doing gangbusters on U.K.’s animation channel Cartoonito this summer. After debuting in late July on the cabler, the show has been the preschool channel’s number one performer, in advance [...]
While there are no animated features debuting in theaters this weekend, there are plenty of CG-laden summer thrills to go around that will spell competition for returning titles such as The Smurfs, Cars 2 and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. For starters, we have the remake of the [...]
Chris Regan, a Daily Show with Jon Stewart alum, has been signed on to write and executive produce the pilot for a new adult-targeted puppet program titled History Of. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a joint effort from Bunim/Murray Productions and Henson Alternative—The Jim Henson Company’s adult label which has [...]
Fans were treated to a new trailer and poster for Red Tails, director Anthony Hemingway’s much-anticipated feature about the Tuskegee Airman, today via MTV.com. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ne-Yo and Nate Parker, the movie tells the true story of the brave segregated black pilots who were [...]
The 10th Annual VES Awards Show has been scheduled for February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Annual Awards show will honor the best in 23 visual effects categories in features, TV series, commercials and games. The society has also announced the following related event [...]
Cartoon Network Enterprises has unveiled a new slate of Adventure Time with Finn and Jake toys from Jazwares, set to hit Toys ‘R’ Us shelves next month. Hot on the heels of CN’s very popular Adventure Time push at Comic-Con International, where a selection of the Jazwares items were unveiled, [...]
Fresh off earning a Gemini nomination for animating Nick at Nite’s Glenn Martin, DDS, Toronto-based Cuppa Coffee Studios will lend its expertise to a stop-motion comedy based on the adventures of Dog the Bounty Hunter (Duane Chapman). “We’ve created something both very funny and action-based and we are excited to [...]
Animation producer and distributor 41 Entertainment has delivered the full pilot of its new 2D-3D animated show, Blake: Double Identity (www.blake-doubleidentity.com) and is embarking on a global road show to allow major customers to screen it prior to MIPCOM. The show is co-produced with RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studios. “This [...]