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It was a cross-country tie in the animation category at the 38th annual Student Academy Awards as two of the three finalists were presented with the Gold Medal honor. The tie was between the films Correspondence, by Zach Hyer of the Pratt Institute in New York; and Dragonboy, by Bernardo Warman and [...]
Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic novel by Sfar, the movie follows the adventures of a cat in 1930s Algeria who learns to speak after swallowing [...]
Super 8 posted decent numbers at the domestic box office this weekend — good enough for the top spot — while the foreign returns continued to give a boost to such animated fare as Kung Fu Panda 2. The J.J. Abrams-directed film earned an estimated $37 million in its opening [...]
9 Story Entertainment’s animated series Almost Naked Animals, will premiere in the U.S. this Monday (June 13) at 4 p.m. at on Cartoon Network. “We are excited to be bringing this hilarious new series to viewers throughout the U.S. and look forward a successful debut” said 9 Story’s CEO Vince [...]
Vancouver-based Nerd Corps’ new animated series Slugterrainea will be digging its new home on Disney XD in 2012. The 29 x 22-minute 3D series is a sci-fi show that charts the subterranean adventures of its brave hero Elias Shane who tames a wild Mecha-Beast and fights the evil Dr. Blakk [...]
Looks like another studio is jumping on the animated feature bandwagon. Variety reports that MGM will be producing a CG-animated pic based on Punk Farm, the children’s book by Jarret Krosoczka. The project will be the studio’s first big animated feature since 1989’s All Dogs Go to Heaven and its [...]
Shane Acker, who directed the animated short and feature film 9, has signed on to directed a live-action Thomas the Tank Engine movie, according to Deadline.com. Acker will direct from a script by Chris Viscardi & Will McRobb and Josh Klausner. Weta Workshop and Mattel’s entertainment properties design team also on [...]
The box office is looking to continue its summer rebound with the unknown quantity of Super 8 going up against kid flick Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer — and both looking to topple mutants, bachelors and animated pandas. Super 8 is the third film directed by J.J. Abrams, [...]
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Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La Luna Directed by Enrico Casarosa Produced by Kevin Reher TRT: 6:53 La Luna is the timeless fable of a [...]