Cap, Iron Man Clash in ‘Civil War’ Trailer

Marvel and Disney have released the first trailer for the upcoming superhero movie Captain America: Civil War. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Marvel’s Captain America: ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO Opens New Production Studio in France

French CGI studio TeamTO has opened a new production facility in Bourg-lès-Valence, France. The move will see TeamTO’s existing operation in Bourg-les-Valence – which has grown ... Continue Reading →

‘Zootopia’ Trailer Explains DMV Experience Perfectly

Disney has released a trailer offering the first look at Zootopia, the studio’s 55th animated animated feature, due in theaters March 4. The movie follows the adventures of rookie ... Continue Reading →

‘Feliz Cumpleanos’ Debuts for Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Disney Channel is debuting a new episode of its Emmy-winning Mickey Mouse shorts in honor of Mickey’s birthday, Wednesday November 18 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. The short, “¡Feliz ... Continue Reading →
Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Named Head Creative at Oriental DreamWorks

Television and feature animation veteran Peilin Chou has been named Head of Creative for Feature Animation at Oriental DreamWorks, Variety reports. The production company is a co-venture ... Continue Reading →
Geraldine Laybourne

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Disney-Pixar Storytelling on a Budget

Animation veteran Chuck Williams, president of Marza Animation Planet USA and former Disney Animation producer, is no stranger to the art of storytelling. Having worked in the animation ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →

Johnny Depp to Star in ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

The inimitable Johnny Depp has been tapped to voice the titular role of Paramount Animation and MGM’s Sherlock Gnomes — a sequel to indie animated hit Gnomeo and Juliet from ... Continue Reading →