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DreamWorks Picks Fox as Next Distrib Partner

It’s a wrap! 20th Century Fox will be the next releasing partner of DreamWorks Animation, it was announced today for the next five years. According to the new distribution deal, Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simon’s Cat’ Tops 1 Million Subscribers on YouTube

Simon Tofield’s charming, black-and-white, animated Simon’s Cat site has reached one of YouTube’s greatest milestones – 1 million total subscribers. This places Simon’s Cat ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman: The Dark Knight’ Announces N.Y. & L.A. Premieres

Warner Home Video’s upcoming feature Batman: The Dark Knight, Returns Part 1 will have it bicoastal premiere The Paley Center for Media in New York on September 20 and Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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Ankama’s ‘WAKFU’ to Premiere on TV5Monde

French animated series WAKFU will have its international premiere on TV5Monde Asia, Pacific, Orient and USA. The first season of the show will debut on Sept. 17, 2012 Weekdays at 5 ... Continue Reading →
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‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up a $14 Mil Weekend

LAIKA’s acclaimed stop-motion feature ParaNorman managed to have a solid first weekend at the box office, landing in at the No. 3 spot (after The Expendables 2 and The Bourne Legacy) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Day of the Crows’ to Fly at San Sebastian Fest

The 2D animated feature Day of the Crows (Le Jour des Corneilles) will screen at the 2012 edition of the Spanish San Sebastian Film Festival in the New Directors sidebar. Based on ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up Auds This Weekend

LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the ... Continue Reading →
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7 Scientific Achievements Considered for Oscars

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that seven scientific and technical achievements have been selected ... Continue Reading →
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3D Summit to Showcase ‘Hotel Transylvania’

L.A.’s fifth annual 3D Entertainment Summit will feature extensive footage from Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and feature 3D filmed segments showcasing DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →