‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival ( will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

Hometown Hero

Animex steps up to show what Mexican animation can do with the CG feature ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Penn Zero’ to Materialize Feb. 13

Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, an animated comedy adventure series about a regular boy who inherits the not-so-regular job of part-time hero, is set for a simulcast premiere Feb. 13 at ... Continue Reading →

Dates Juggled for Disney’s ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Release schedules are being juggled this morning, with moves in place for Disney’s The Jungle Book and James Cameron’s first Avatar sequel. Disney pushed back the release of The ... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes Tweaks Animation Rules

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has revised the eligibility rules in the animation category — and replaced “miniseries” with “limited series” — ... Continue Reading →

‘X-Men’ Soars; ‘Frozen’ Now No. 5 of All Time

Marvel’s merry mutants ruled the box office this weekend, as expected, while Disney’s Frozen moved up another step on the list of all-time highest grossing films. X-Men: ... Continue Reading →
Jon Landau

FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →

First-Ever Indian Mo-Cap Film Arrives May 9

Freshman director Soundarya R. Ashwin, daughter of Indian film star and pop culture icon Rajinikanth, will have the distinction of launching the country’s first-ever entirely ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen’ Ices Competition, Passes $300 Million

Disney’s CG animated musical Frozen is proving a huge hit for the studio, gliding past the $300 million mark in U.S. box offices this week and raking in over $650 million worldwide–even ... Continue Reading →