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DreamWorks Sets ‘Me and My Shadow’ for 2013

Me and My Shadow, a mixture of CG and traditional 2D animation, is coming from DreamWorks Animation in 2013. The studio announced the movie and set a release date of March 2013. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Illusionist’ Lead Critics’ Lists

It’s that time of year when critics shower laurels upon their favorite movies, with Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 and Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist leading the race ... Continue Reading →
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Watch: Marvel’s ‘Thor’ Gets a Full Trailer

A new trailer offers a better glimpse of what fans can expect from Marvel Studio’s Thor, one of the most-anticipated films of 2011. The trailers gives glimpses of Asgard, Odin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Narnia,’ ‘Tourist’ Open Soft; ‘Tangled’ Stays Strong

In a soft holiday weekend at the box office,  the Narnia franchise and the Angelina Jolie-Johnny Depp starrer The Tourist both fell short of expectations while Disney’s Tangled ... Continue Reading →
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15 Advance in VFX Oscars Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed to 15 the list of contenders for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. The qualifying films are: Alice in Wonderland The Chronicles ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro Forms Collaborative Studio Mirada

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has launched Mirada, a new company designed to bring together filmmakers in a collaborative environment to produce content for digital, film, television, ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Dabbles in Stop-Mo, Presents Five New Holiday Videos

JibJab’s holiday gift to the internet has arrived — the site has added five new holiday videos, including one that features the song Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Narnia,’ ‘Tourist’ Report for Box Office Duty

Tangled and Harry Potter’s reign at the top of the box office charts is likely to end this weekend with the release of The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and ... Continue Reading →
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Hinge Digital’s ‘Bringing Your World to Life’ Entries Due Dec. 31

The deadline is nearing for concept artists, designers and writers to submit story ideas and character designs to enter Hinge Digital’s Bringing Your World to Life Contest. Sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Brings ‘Rudolph,’ ‘Frosty’ to Radio Shack

Classic Media and Radio Shack have teamed up to offer the beloved holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman on DVD through the retailer’s 4,600 stores ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Gets $1.75 Million Grant for Post-Production Facility

Officials in Sarasota County, Fla.,  approved Wednesday a grant of $1.75 million to the Ringling College of Art and Design to develop and build an on-campus post-production facility. The ... Continue Reading →
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Goodman Moves from ‘Family Guy’ to ‘Allen Gregory’

David Goodman, an executive producer on the hit Fox animated series Family Guy, is moving over to be showrunner and executive producer on Allen Gregory, a new animated sitcom for the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Renews ‘Fish Hooks,’ Picks Up ‘Gravity Falls’

Disney TV Animation has decided to bite on a second-season order of the hit animated comedy Fish Hooks. It also has put in an order for a new animated comedy Gravity Falls, created ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons,’ ‘Futurama,’ ‘Barnyard’ Earn WGA Nominations

Two episodes of The Simpsons, two episodes of Futurama and one episode of Back at the Barnyard have been nominated for 2011 Writes Guild Awards in the lead TV animation category. Presented ... Continue Reading →
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Celebs Join ‘Glenn Martin, DDS’ for Holiday Premiere Week

Nick at Nite is giving its fans plenty of brand-new, celebrity-filled episodes of its original animated series Glenn Martin, DDS for the holidays. Starting Dec. 20, the series will ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Throws Big Holiday Cartoon Party

If you can’t get enough of classic holiday animation, be prepared to tune your television to Boomerang this season. The commercial-free classic cartoon channel will present holiday ... Continue Reading →
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Plaintiff Wins Ruling in ‘Kung Fu Panda’ IP Lawsuit

The man behind a lawsuit against DreamWorks Animation claiming the studio stole his idea for a kung-fu fighting panda bear and turned it into Kung Fu Panda, has won a ruling that will ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: Tehran, Anifest

Deadlines are rapidly approaching for a pair of far-flung and fascinating film festivals looking for animated submissions. Up first is the 7th edition of the Tehran International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: ‘Arthur Christmas’ Teaser

Get your first look at Arthur Christmas, an animated feature from Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation about the son of Santa Clause due out Nov. 23. 2011. [Via Yahoo! Movies] Let us ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shrek Forever After’ Finds a Happy Home on Video

The big green goliath’s final adventure comes home to complete the collection of animation fans everywhere with the release of Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks, $30.99 DVD, $38.99 ... Continue Reading →