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‘Inside Out’ Tames ‘Jurassic’ at Box Office

Pixar’s emotional family-friendly adventure Inside Out finally got a leg up on the CG dino destruction of Jurassic World as the Monday tally for the Fourth of July weekend box ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Blaine Gibson Dies at 97

Animator, sculptor and Disney Legend Blaine Gibson, one-time head of the sculpture department at the precursor to Walt Disney Imagineering, died July 5. He was 97. Born in Rocky Ford, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’ Animator Jane Aaron Dies at 67

Animator and children’s book artist Jane Aaron, who is best known for creating dozens of animated shorts for Sesame Street, died June 27 from cancer in New York City. She was ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya’ Buzzes Off to U.K., Nordics

Studio 100 Film has secured a new distribution deal for its CG-animated Maya the Bee movie with London-based entertainment company Primal Screen. The agreement includes all rights for ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: GKIDS Presents ‘Zarafa’

GKIDS will open the internationally acclaimed animated feature Zarafa in New York City’s IFC Center this Friday, July 3. But the indie distributor is giving our online readers a special ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak, Britt Allcroft Bringing Back ‘Mumfie’

Zodiak Kids has announced a new development deal with Britt Allcroft Productions — the company owned by the eponymous British film and TV producer, writer and director responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →
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Moomin Theme Park Coming to Japan

Tove Jansson’s beloved characters The Moomins will be making a big mark in Japan with the opening of their very own theme park, set for 2017. The brand is intensely popular in the ... Continue Reading →
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Watch Next Devs ‘Nate Is Late’ with France Televisions

Watch Next Media has entered into a development deal with France Televisions on a new 52 x 11 animated series, titled Nate Is Late. Production on the show, created by Sylvain Huchet ... Continue Reading →
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Planeta Junior Brings DWA Faves to Spain

The colorful stars of DreamWorks Animation will be bowing on the small screen in Spain thanks to distribution partner Planeta Junior, which has secured an unprecedented deal for DWA ... Continue Reading →