Miyazaki Pic Continues to Stir Auds in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film The Wind Rises, which opened in Japan on July 20, continues to divide audiences in the country. The pic offers a fictional take on the life of Jiro ... Continue Reading →

Melbourne to Host ‘Art of DreamWorks’ Exhibit in 2014

Australian audiences will be able to enjoy an exhibit devoted to the art of films produced by DreamWorks Animation in its 19-year history next year. Melbourne’s Australian Center ... Continue Reading →

Second Time’s Not a Charm for ‘The Smurfs’

Sony’s big summer sequel Smurfs 2 failed to draw big numbers at the American box office this past weekend. The live-action/CG-animated hybrid landed in the third spot Stateside, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Jr.’s ‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Has Liftoff

Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Miles From Tomorrowland has begun production. The charming CG-animated space adventure is created and exec produced by Sascha Paladino ... Continue Reading →

Planeta Jr. Brings ‘Sendokai Champions’ to BLE

European children and teen producer and distributor Planeta Junior will present Sendokai Champions (produced by Kotoc Produccions, Nottingham Forest and RTVE) at the upcoming Brand ... Continue Reading →

Saban/MarVista Send ‘Power Rangers’ to the U.K.

Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment have licensed the latest installment of the Power Rangers franchise, Saban’s Power Rangers: Megaforce, to the United Kingdom’s Channel ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Jumpstarts Dormant ‘Akira’ Movie

Here’s some good news for diehard fans of the seminal 1988 anime feature Akira. Variety reports that director Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) is in discussions to return to lead ... Continue Reading →

‘History of Pets’ Wins ABP’s Top Prize

Brooklyn’s popular Animation Block Party has announced its top prize winners. Dedicated to showcasing all genres of the world’s top indie, professional and student projects, ... Continue Reading →

CN’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’ to Spread Magic in Sept.

Get ready for the mad adventures of Cartoon Network’s spanking new animated series Uncle Grandpa, as it debuts on September 2 at 8 p.m. Created by Pete Browngardt (Secret Mountain ... Continue Reading →

Blue Guys Expected to See Major Green Worldwide

Sony’s The Smurfs 2 was the most popular movie on Wednesday with a $5.2 million opening day Stateside. Although the family pic’s numbers were slightly lower than DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →