Fox Animation Snags ‘Girl Who Drank the Moon’; Marc Haimes to Script

Fox Animation has acquired rights to Kelly Barnhill’s widely acclaimed children’s fantasy novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and has tapped Kubo and the Two Strings co-writer ... Continue Reading →

Bit Films Enters TV Sphere with ‘The New Pioneers’

Bit Films, an award-winning independent animation studio based in Northampton, Massachusetts, has released an online teaser for its new episodic action-adventure series The New Pioneers. Set ... Continue Reading →

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 →

SIGGRAPH Winner ‘Borrowed Time’ Debuts Online

Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj’s computer animated short film Borrowed Time has launched online via Vimeo — unsurprisingly, as a Vimeo Staff Pick — along with a new ... Continue Reading →

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Archer Renewed for Three More Seasons at FX The irreverent action-comedy has been re-upped for seasons 8, 9 and 10, taking audiences through to 2019 with more boozing, workplace sexual ... Continue Reading →

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Disney and DreamWorks Animation Want Appeals Court to Stop Fight with 10,000 Animation Workers With Sony and Blue Sky dealing out, other heavyweights in the anti-trust legal conflict ... Continue Reading →

Sony Follows Blue Sky in Settlement for Animators’ Suit

Just shy of a month after it was announced that Blue Sky Studios had offered a multi-million dollar settlement, Sony Pictures Animation and Imageworks are following suit (no pun intended) ... Continue Reading →

FMX Animation Highlights Include Kung Fu Panda 3

FMX 2016 kicks off in Stuttgart next week, running April 26-29, and program announcements are still rolling in from the organizers. Just days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading →

Calabash Offers Fresh Take on Charlie the Tuna

Award-winning 3D animation studio Calabash has delivered a fresh catch for StarKist Tuna with a new spot featuring classic brand icon Charlie the Tuna. The studio partnered with director ... Continue Reading →

‘Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade’ Special Set for FOX

Scrat, Manny, Sid, Diego and a few new friends from Blue Sky’s blockbuster Ice Age franchise are putting a prehistoric spin on Easter traditions in the new animated holiday special ... Continue Reading →