‘Planes’ Lands at No. 3 as Auds Visit ‘Elysium’

Although the overall box office numbers are still not impressive, North American audiences chose to seek out Elysium, Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to the acclaimed District 9. The ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ Gets New Voices and Ending

Thanks to the announcements at D23 Expo, we learned more about the plot and voice cast of Pixar’s much-anticipated sequel Finding Dory. As director Andrew Stanton told the audience, ... Continue Reading →

Moves Like Jaegers

Led by John Knoll and Hal Hickel, the brilliant team at ILM helps create Pacific Rim‘s epic battle between giant robots and sea creatures. Pacific Rim is both something of a throwback ... Continue Reading →

Must-Sees of SIGGRAPH

If you’re heading to Anaheim, California for the annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics, arts and technology event (July 21-25), expect a packed schedule of demos, seminars, panels ... Continue Reading →

Byron Howard’s ‘Zootopia’ Slated for 2016

Among the many cool news items revealed by Disney at the D23 Expo was the fact that Tangled and Bolt director Byron Howard’s next project is animalcentric CG-animated feature ... Continue Reading →

D23 Expo: More on Pixar’s ‘Good Dinosaur’, ‘Inside Out’

We learned more about Pixar’s upcoming movies at the D23 Expo on Friday convention. Director Bob Peterson’s The Good Dinosaur, which opens next summer, takes place on an ... Continue Reading →

D23 Coverage: Animation Preview Day

The Walt Disney Studios offered an up-close look at its upcoming slate at the bi-annual D23 event in Anaheim today (Friday). The studio’s Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter ... Continue Reading →

Delivering Digital Dystopia in 4K

Vfx supe Peter Muyzers details the labor-intensive process of creating the realistic worlds of Elysium for director Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller. In 2009, South African director ... Continue Reading →

Taubin Tapped as DreamWorks’ New Marketing Head

Dawn Taubin has been hired as the new Chief Marketing Officer at DreamWorks Animation, Deadline reveals. Taubin’s appointment follows the departure of the studio’s veteran marketing ... Continue Reading →

Close Friends Get to Call Him T.C.

Did everyone rush out and see Top Cat: The Movie when it opened in theatres the first weekend of August? Did anyone even know that something called Top Cat: The Movie opened in theatres ... Continue Reading →