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Fox/Blue Sky Debut Trailer, Poster & Character Pix for ‘Ferdinand’

The creative gurus of Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have traveled from the frozen wastes of the Ice Age and through the sweltering rainforests of Rio to a new colorful locale ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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Mikki Rose Named SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH has selected Mikki Rose, Fur Technical Director at Blue Sky Studios, as the SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair. The longtime event volunteer and last year’s Production ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Winners for 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 18 scientific and technical award recipients (34 individuals), as well as five organizations, which will be honored at the ... Continue Reading →
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Tonko House, Fox Animation Team for ‘Dam Keeper’ Feature

L.A.-based Tonko House and Fox Animation are partnering to develop a feature film based on The Dam Keeper, the 2015 Academy Award-nominated animated short written and directed by Tonko ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Settles in Anti-Poaching Suit, Disney Is Last Holdout

Another domino has fallen in the two-plus-year suit by animation artists alleging wage-fixing and anti-poaching agreements between major studios, with DreamWorks Animation reaching ... Continue Reading →
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Art Ludique Paris to Premiere Disney Exhibit

From October 14, 2016 through March 5, 2017, Art Ludique – The Museum will present for the first time the special exhibition “L’Art des Studios d’Animation Walt ... Continue Reading →
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Fox & Blue Sky Adapting ‘Frogkisser!’ as Hybrid Flick

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios will be producing a live-action/animation musical feature based on Garth Nix’s upcoming book, Frogkisser! — a tongue-in-cheek take on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Croods 2’ Release Regresses to 2018

20th Century Fox has pushed DreamWorks Animations’ prehistoric sequel The Croods 2 back to an unspecified date in 2018. The follow-up film was originally slated for December 22, 2017, ... Continue Reading →