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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 let him examine the studio’s books, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The ruling denies a motion by [...]
The Los Angeles Film & TV Office and the French Embassy are presenting a run of superb French animated features at the Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater this month. “Les Illusionistes: A Celebration of French Animation,” hosted by the UCLA Film & TV Archive at the Wilder, kicks off Friday [...]
Now that DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind has made a killing at the box office, what do you think are the studio’s best and worst animated movies to date? How to Train Your Dragon? Shrek? Madagascar? Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron? Bee Movie? Don’t be shy–cast your votes!
Michelle Raimo, who formerly held executive posts at Miramax and Paramount, has been named the new president of Sony Pictures Animation, according to Deadline.com. Raimo is an executive producer on DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots spin-off from the Shrek franchise. Her career includes a decade at Miramax that culminated with [...]
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in New York City will present Nov. 4 a panel discussion and launch party for Directing Animation, a new book by David B. Levy. Levy is an award-winning director whose credits include Blue’s Clues, Blue’s Room, Sesame Workshop’s Pinky Dinky Doo, the Adult [...]
David O’Reilly’s The External World recently won the top prize for best indie short at the Ottawa International Festival of Animation. What is your pick for best animated short of 2010?
Australians interested in learning animation have a new option with a new introductory course taught by animator Anthony Lewis at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Melbourne. The hands-on course will be held in 10 evening sessions during which Lucas will demonstrate the most common techniques in use [...]
DreamWorks is kicking off Oscar season with a special DVD release party for How to Train Your Dragon. Which three movies would you pick as the nominees for Best Animated Feature this year?