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‘Zootopia’ Hops Over $100m Hurdle in China

Disney’s latest feature Zootopia is proving a huge, hairy success in China, crossing the $100 million box office mark this weekend after 10 days in theaters. The film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam’s ‘Zig & Sharko’ Sinks Teeth into International Channels

Paris-based Xilam Studio is swimming in sales for its non-dialog, slapstick comedy cartoon Zig & Sharko, with several international broadcasters coming on board. Gulli and France ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Animation Acquires TACTIC Studio from Southpaw Technology TBA buys up the related IP for the asset management, production tracking and review tool, now to be renamed Toon ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s Barbie Movie Gets May 2017 Release Date Studio makes announcement as part of schedule reshuffle that includes The Dark Tower, Bad Boys 3. Toby Froud’s New Puppet ... Continue Reading →
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Zootopia Is Disney Animation’s Biggest Debut Ever in China, Russia Disney’s animal crime caper has pulled in $63.4 million overseas, plus $73.7 million at home in its opening ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Zootopia a Triumph in Computer Animation, as Much as Filmmaking Studio hosts Glendale event to showcase technical achievements of the film, which opens today. The Strategy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6’ Series Coming to Disney XD

A new animated television series based on Disney’s Oscar-winning feature film Big Hero 6 is now in production, heading for a 2017 premiere on Disney XD. Emmy-winning producers Mark ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘TMNT,’ Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Win Golden Reel Awards

On Saturday, the Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony held in the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognizing the past year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Tops Global Ranking of the Most Powerful Brands in 2016 The house that Mickey built is joined by LEGO, Nike and Google on Brand Finance’s Top 10. New Star Wars Rebels clip: ... Continue Reading →