Cinesite Opens Montreal Animation Studio

Montreal, Quebec is getting a boost to its growing reputation as an animation production hub as Cinesite has opened a new, state-of-the-art animation studio in the city. The company ... Continue Reading →

Illumination’s Secret Is out for ‘Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released a second trailer for their fifth animated feature collaboration, The Secret Life of Pets, due out July 8. The preview ... Continue Reading →

Clip: Meet Snowball from ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

Who are you callin’ cuddly?! There’s more than meets the eye to fuzzy white rabbit Snowball in Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets — arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom, SPA Team for Hybrid Feature ‘Klaus’

Toon Boom Animation agreed to a technology collaboration with The SPA Studios for a hybrid animated feature film slated for theatrical release in 2019. Titled Klaus, the feature is ... Continue Reading →

Holiday Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Universal has released a new holiday trailer for its Illumination Entertainment animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Comedy ... Continue Reading →

‘Minions’ Mini-Movie Debuts Online

Minions is coming to home video, and to celebrate Illumination Entertainment has released online an all-new mini-movie titled “Competition.” This is the first time a mini-movie ... Continue Reading →

Head of the Pack

The makers of Minions had to figure out ways to bring the little yellow helpers ... Continue Reading →

‘Minions’ Scores $115 Million Debut Weekend

They may just be little yellow henchmen, but Illumination’s Minions dominated its U.S. theatrical debut weekend with more than $115 million in tickets sold. That number make Minions ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Animated Box Office Champs of All Time

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of the animated box office champs of all time. They are: Frozen — $1.3 billion Toy Story 3 — ... Continue Reading →

AMBI’s ‘Arctic Justice’ Signs A-List Voices

Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Confirmed ... Continue Reading →