Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
DreamWorks Animation is heading east. The company announced a joint venture called Oriental DreamWorks, which will establish itself at a new complex in Shanghai called the “Dream Center” and will be the co-production home of the upcoming feature Kung Fu Panda 3. The company will focus on film and TV [...]
DreamWorks Animation is planning to launch a facility in Shanghai to produce animated content for the Chinese market, reports Variety. The company is looking for applicants to fill various posts at the venture, including that of president. The studio has tapped L.A.-based recruiter RSR Partners to handle hiring duties. “As [...]
Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund is a reboot of the 1990s popular animated television series Biker Mice from Mars, which ran from 1992-1996 and again [...]
The Denmark-based makers of the upcoming 3D animated feature Ronal the Barbarian have presold the film to more than 15 countries, Variety reports. Due for international release in October following a Sept. 22 bow in Denmark , Ronal is aimed at the 15-25 market and follows a barbarian with low [...]
Just in case you need confirmation that China’s animation industry is booming, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reports the nation produced 220,530 minutes of animation in 2010 — an increase of 28 percent over 2009. According to a report from Variety, the organization pegs the number of [...]
No sooner was it announced as one of the 15 films eligible for this year’s animated Oscar race than a qualifying run for the Chinese film The Dreams of Jinsha was set to begin Dec. 3 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles. The film is heralded as the [...]