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Warner Signs Exclusive Deal with ‘Nut Job’ Producers

Warner Bros. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Gulfstream Pictures, the film production and financing company headed by Mike Karz, producer of Valentine’s Day, and Bill ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Continues Spooky Reign

LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris ... Continue Reading →
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Platform Animation Festival Comes to L.A.’s REDCAT

We were thrilled to learn that the acclaimed Platform International Animation Festival, which took place in Portland in 2007, is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles in October. Curated ... Continue Reading →
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Four Juried Animation Emmy Winners Are Announced

The Acad­emy of Tele­vi­sion Arts & Sci­ences announced Wednes­day the juried win­ners for the 64th Prime­time Emmy Awards in the cat­e­gory of Indi­vid­ual Achieve­ment ... Continue Reading →
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Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ to Open London Film Fest

Tim Burton’s much-anticipated black-and-white stop-motion feature Frankenweenie is set to open the 56th BFI London Film Festival on October 10, a week before its London opening. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel offers End-of-Summer Double Treat

Disney Channel will wrap its summer-long “Where’s Perry” event on a strong note this Friday (August 24) by airing two new episodes of its hit animated shows Phineas and Ferb and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Hits DVD, BR in November

Och aye, here’s a bonny wee announcement for ye! Fans of Disney/Pixar’s latest princess-adventurer Merida will have something to look forward to this holiday season as Disney ... Continue Reading →
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‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up a $14 Mil Weekend

LAIKA’s acclaimed stop-motion feature ParaNorman managed to have a solid first weekend at the box office, landing in at the No. 3 spot (after The Expendables 2 and The Bourne Legacy) ... Continue Reading →
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Rejoice! ‘Avengers 2' Has Official Release Date!

Disney announced that the much-hyped sequel to this summer’s Marvel superhero blockbuster, Avengers 2 will be released on May 1, 2015. Fans were happy to learn that Joss Whedon ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Shuts Down Selick’s Stop-Motion Movie

Just when we thought things were going well for stop-motion animated movies, Deadline.com reports that Disney has shut down production on Henry Selick’s upcoming new project. According ... Continue Reading →