London-based animation studio Nexus as announced an exclusive partnership with...
Gnomeo & Juliet held up well its second weekend at the box office, landing in third place with an estimated $19.2 million in ticket sales. The CG-animated film just barely missed out on second place, which went to the sci-fi action film I Am Number 4 with $19.4 million. Leading [...]
Ferdinand, the flower-sniffing star of the classic children’s book, may be returning to animation as a CG-animated feature film. According to a report at Vulture, Fox Animation has optioned the book for Carlos Saldanha — director of the Ice Age pics and the upcoming Rio — to develop and direct. [...]
Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian co-producer of hit kids animated series Geronimo Stilton, has expanded its publishing and intellectual property operations with the acquisition of prominent Milan-based children’s book packager Dreamfarm. The acquisition creates a new company called Atlantyca Dreamfarm and is designed to expand Atlantyca’s ability to create and exploit [...]
Facial-animation tech company Image Metrics has acquired software company Big Stage, maker of programs that allow consumers to instantly transform photographs into 3D animated characters for use as avatars in virtual worlds and games. Image Metrics plans to merge Big Stage’s Portable You avatar-creation platform into its real-time video-driven animation [...]
Disney has released a new trailer for Mars Needs Moms. Due March 11, Mars Needs Moms is directed by Simon Wells and written by Simon and Wendy Wells, the Robert Zemeckis-produced feature is based on the book by Berkeley Breathed and stars the voices of Seth Green, Joan Cusack and [...]
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- Henry Hugglemonster
- The VFX of Oz
- The Venture Bros.
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The Hollywood trades have weighed in on Blue Sky’s new 3-D CG-animated...
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and...
International children’s production and distribution company Studio 100 Media...