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Rodriguez’s New Quickdraw Animation Preps ‘Heavy Metal’

Director Robert Rodriguez is getting into animation, announcing he’s formed a new company called Quickdraw Animation and that it is already working on a new feature film version ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Previews ‘Rise of the Guardians,’ ‘Madagascar 3′

Select members of the media got a sneak peek Wednesday at footage from DreamWorks Animation’s 2012 releases: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and Rise of the Guardians. The ... Continue Reading →
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Hoyt Curtin’s Jug band Session

You may or may not know the name Hoyt Curtin, but there’s no question you’ve heard his work. So has anyone who has owned a television since 1960. Hoyt was the musical director for ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes Premiere Possible for ‘Madagascar 3'

DreamWorks Animation’s summer release Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is on track for a world premiere in May at the Cannes Film Festival, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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‘Korra,’ ‘Raving Rabbids,’ ‘MvA’ Highlight Nick Slate

Nickelodeon announced at its annual upfront presentation in New York a roster of more than 300 new animated episodes in 2012, including premiere dates the for the highly anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Encounters Festival Open for Submissions

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following ... Continue Reading →
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Faux Walt Disney Biopic Poster Causes Stir

French graphic artist Pascal Witaszek has caused a bit of a stir by creating a poster for a nonexistent biopic of Walt Disney that a lot of people wish was really happening. Here it ... Continue Reading →
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Central, Eastern Europe Buy 350 Hours From Classic Media

Classic Media has completed  deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess ... Continue Reading →
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IndyCar to Give Boost to DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’

IndyCar, the sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has announced a movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Set to Close Edinburgh Fest in European Premiere

Disney-Pixar is taking its next feature film “home” for a special premiere. Brave, the next 3D animated feature from the Emeryville-based powerhouse, is slated to have its ... Continue Reading →