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The Bradford Animation Festival–the U.K.’s longest running toon fest–is now open for submissions for its 19th edition, taking place in the centrally located city of Bradford, just west of Leeds, November 13-17. Conceived and organized by the National Media Museum, the Festival will be accepting short animated film submissions until [...]
U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The Hero of Color City at the Cannes market this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be directed by industry veteran and ASIFA-Hollywood president Frank Gladstone and produced by Max Howard (Igor) and John D. Eraklis, founder and [...]
Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise made over $35.5 on Thursday and Friday. Industry watchers were predicting a possible $100 million opener, but the actual numbers were actually [...]
Universal has released the first clip from Illumination’s eagerly anticipated summer movie, Despicable Me the Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru, the girls, the hilarious minions and a host of new characters. In the sequel, Gru (Steve Carell) [...]
Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks movies and two Blue Sky titles. According to Collider, the studio will release B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations on June 5, 2015 (instead of the previously reported September). Anthony Leondis (Igor, Lilo & Stitch 2) is directing the [...]
The parade of stars stopping by The Simpsons office to do guest voice stints on the long-running show doesn’t show any signs of stopping. This past week, ew.com revealed that former SNL comic and Bridesmaids star Kirstin Wiig will portray an FBI agent who helps Lisa investigate Homer’s strangely polite [...]
German software producer Boinx has unveiled some special upgrades the 3.1 version of its popular iStopMotion tool. The new release now includes a Screen Capture feature, which had been requested by many users, and has been retooled for better functionality. Artists can easily capture frames from the screen to create [...]
Animag is up and running with the 2013 edition of our annual Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry decision makers. Submissions are still open for this year’s contest, with the winners set to be announced in our [...]
Roger S. Baum’s further adventures of his great-grandfather’s beloved characters are given a new animated life in Summertime’s Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return. In the world’s supply of film-worthy fairy tales, the attempts of American authors make up but a tiny fraction. Whether the United States’ relative youth or its [...]
Trying to put the Merida redesign fiasco behind it, Disney told NBCNews.com that the redesign of the Brave heroine was only a one-time effort to commemorate her coronation as a Princess. The studio also noted that the design was never posted on the company’s official websites. “The artwork used on [...]