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Most of the attention this weekend was on the blazing fast start for Universal’s Fast Five, which had the best opening of the year to date and Universal’s best-ever opening ever with an estimated $80 million in ticket sales. Fox’s animated feature Rio, however, held on pretty well, taking a [...]
It’s good to see businesses expanding and hiring, and people in VFX and animation getting new opportunities. Here’s a few recent moves: BIRD, a full-service, strategic branding agency based in Hollywood, has announced the launch of a full service Motion Graphics Department to be headed by Darrin Isono, who most recently [...]
France-based Moonscoop has signed deals in Europe and Asia for its 3D animated preschooler series SamSam. Italy’s Rai and Turner Broadcasting Italy have each acquired season two of SamSam (39 x 8 mins.) following the popularity of the series in the territory. SamSam also continues to build a presence in Asia [...]
Like all iconic 1980s musical acts, Jem and the Holograms is making a comeback. The classic animated series is set to return on The Hub as part of its weekday schedule beginning May 31 at 7 p.m. ET, with encore airings throughout the day, and Saturdays at 10 a.m. ET. [...]
It’s the end of the week, and there are some new trailers to watch. Up first is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. Due out July 15, the final film in the series will be presented in stereoscopic 3D. This film will end an era for not just [...]
It took a while, but The Weinstein Co.’s long-in-the-works sequel to its 2005 hit Hoodwinked! is finally coming to theaters this weekend. Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil is set to play in slightly more than 2,500 theaters this weekend. A successful opening for the film would continue this year’s animated [...]
Former DC Comics president and publisher Paul Levitz and Batman movie producer Michael Uslan have joined the board of advisors for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. MoCCA’s board of advisers assists the museum in tasks such as fundraising, growing the permanent collection and curatorial assistance. Levitz entered the [...]
Ice Age: Continental Drift is adding some cast members to the venerable animation franchise. Among the actors The Hollywood Reporter says are lending their voices to the next installment of the Blue Sky Studios/Fox franchise are Jeremy Renner, Wanda Sykes, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Aziz Ansari and hip-hop star Drake. The [...]
Instant Karma has found a new home at Sony Pictures Animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has picked up the rights to the project, which is a comedy project from writer director Paul Hernandez that would be made as a hybrid of live-action and CG-animation. Story follows a [...]
Yesterday we posted news about The Amazing World of Gumball being the first series from Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe to be picked up in the states. Today, we have word on some of the shorts that the studio is producing, with six of them having been released for online viewing. [...]
While we all steel our hearts and wait for the (second) final season of Matt Groening’s Futurama to blast off, Comedy Central offers a little salve...
Nickelodeon has released a nine-minute featurette about its new animated series...