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Polish Animator’s Career Takes Flight

Damian Nenow’s Paths of Hate receives this year’s Jury Prize at SIGGRAPH. Damian Nenow’s lifelong obsession with flight and objects that traverse the sky has finally paid off ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ and ‘My Dog Tulip’ Take Flight on DVD

Two well-received but very different animated features make their DVD debut today (Tuesday, August 2). Fans of Rio, director Carlos Saldanha’s 3-D ode to his home country of Brazil ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Smurfs’ Ties with ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Sony’s 3-D feature hybrid The Smurfs proved to be a much stronger contender than expected this past weekend, bringing in $36.2 million and tying with DreamWorks/Universal’s Western/sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster and Trailer for ‘Happy Feet Two’

The push is starting for Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet Two, which hits theaters in November, via the release of a new poster and theatrical trailer. Here’s the poster: And here’s ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Spielberg and Jackson Talk About ‘Tintin’

On Friday, Spielberg, Jackson and actor Andrew Serkis were all present to treat Hall H audiences with a sneak peak at the December Paramount release and share tidbits about the making ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Aardman Presents ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘The Pirates!’

Besides roaming the San Diego convention hall and gaping at the spandex-wearing masses, Comic-Con attendees get the chance to get an early peek at some of the most anticipated animated ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for Aardman’s Stop-Motion ‘Pirates!’ Feature

A new trailer has hit for a new stop-motion animated feature from Aardman and Sony titled The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Directed by Pete Lord with Jeff Newitt, the film is due out in ... Continue Reading →
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Sandler, Tartakovsky Check In to Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Adam Sandler will voice the lead role of Dracula in Hotel Transylvania, a 3D animated feature film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and due for release from Sony Pictures Animation on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Green Lantern’ Lights the B.O. Lamp with $52M Opening

The superhero visual-effects 3D extravaganza Green Lantern won the top spot at the box office this weekend even as the big-screen debut of the DC Comics hero fell slightly short of ... Continue Reading →
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Sfar to Write, Direct Animated ‘Little Vampire’

Just coming off winning the best feature honor at Annecy for The Rabbi’s Cat, French comic-book artist turned animator Joann Sfar is set to turn his best-selling book The Little ... Continue Reading →