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New Trailer for ‘Tron: Uprising’ Animated TV Series

The revival of Tron isn’t stopping with the recent Tron: Legacy feature film. Disney has an animated series titled Tron: Uprising in the works (we first told you about it back ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Winner Cellucci Joins Kerner as VFX Executive Producer

Emmy-winning visual effects producer Camille Cellucci has joined Kerner as an executive producer. Cellucci produced effects for such recent films as The Green Hornet and was nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana’s ‘Scaredy Squirrel’ Debuts April 3 on Canada’s YTV

Scaredy Squirrel, the star of Melanie Watt’s popular books, is set to premiere April 3 in a new animated series on Canada’s YTV. A Canadian production from Nelvana Studio, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Green Lantern: Emerald Knights’ Sets WonderCon Premiere

The animated feature Green Lantern: Emerald Knights will premiere April 1 at WonderCon as part of a comprehensive slate of programming designed to promote the Warner Bros.’ franchise ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek Joins Effort to Animate Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’

Award-winning actress Salma Hayek and her company Ventanarosa Productions are reportedly joining a project to make an animated feature based on the classic poetry collection, The Prophet, ... Continue Reading →
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Smith and Foulkes Set Up ‘Cog’ as a Feature at Nexus

Commercials and short film makers Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes have set up their first feature, the animated movie Cog, at Nexus Productions in London, reports Variety. The duo, who ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Sets Release Dates for 9 Films Through 2014

DreamWorks Animation has announced release dates through 2014 for nine feature films, with three sequels and six original features. The studio will release three films in 2013 and two ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Cars 2′ Trailer, Photos

A full trailer and several new images from Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 have arrived, giving fans a better look at the action-packed animated feature due in theaters July 22. The film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cat in Paris’ Makers Set Up ‘Phantom Boy’ for 2015

Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol — directors of the French animated film A Cat in Paris — are reuniting to make a new animated feature film called Phantom Boy, reports Variety. The ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailers for DreamWorks’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2,’ ‘Puss in Boots’

As the summer movie season approaches, the studios are starting up their marketing machines — and that means trailers! DreamWorks Animation has realeased new trailers for both of ... Continue Reading →
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Lawsuit Alleges Weinsteins Tanked Animated Feature

Filmmakers Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld have filed a $114 million lawsuit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein, alleging the heads of The Weinstein Co. ruined five animation projects including ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Classic ‘Nausicaa’ and ‘Tales From Earthsea’ Arrive on Disc

It’s a huge video week for fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (and who isn’t a fan?). This week sees the release of the film regarded by many as Miyazaki’s masterpiece: Nausicaa ... Continue Reading →
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First Look and Casting For ‘The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra’ Series

Nickelodeon has announced the cast and first look at its upcoming series, The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra, a follow-up series to the popular Avatar: The Last Airbender. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
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French Projects Dominate Cartoon Movie Tributes

Cartoon Movie has announced the winners of its annual tributes, with Despicable Me coming out on top in some France-centric results. The tributes, presented in a ceremony hosted by ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Wins Weekend Box Office Race by a Wide Margin

Animation brought a little bit of life back to the box office this weekend, as Rango rode to first place among the weekend’s releases. Rango grossed an estimated $38 million. ... Continue Reading →
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The Great Pretender: ‘Rango’

Director Gore Verbinski and ILM vfx supervisor Hal Hickel discuss the making of Rango, a highly original, visually arresting animated feature about a chameleon with an identity crisis. Many ... Continue Reading →
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Quebec’s Cinar Scandal Probe Charges Executives

Police in Quebec, Canada, have made an arrest and issued warrants for additional arrests of former executives of the Cinar animation company after the completion of investigations into ... Continue Reading →
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Johnson, Herzfeld Adapt ‘Rumblewick’ for DreamWorks

Hiawyn Oram and illustrator Sarah Warburton’s popular children’s book My Unwilling Witch (The Rumblewick Letters) is set to become an animated feature film from DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Animation Toronto Sold to Canadian Investor Group

A Canadian investor group has purchased a majority interest in Starz Animation Toronto, which most recently produced the animation for Gnomeo & Juliet. The group is lead by media ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phantom Menace’ Kicks Off 3D ‘Star Wars’ Re-releases on Feb. 10, 2012

Get ready to experience a new dimension of The Force. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox have announced a Feb. 10, 2012, release date for the stereoscopic 3D version of Star Wars: Episode ... Continue Reading →