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Fox Skeds Five Animated Features a Year for 2017-2018

20th Century Fox has upped the ante in the animated feature film game, announcing Monday plans to release five animated movies a year in 2017 and 2018. With both Blue Sky Studios and ... Continue Reading →
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An Interview From Abroad with Brenda Chapman

Academy Award winning writer and director Brenda Chapman recently gave a masterclass at the Verdens Beste Children’s Film Festival in Tromso, Norway, meeting professionals from the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks to Produce New ‘Larrikins’ Musical

DreamWorks has released details about the studio’s new animated musical feature titled Larrikins which will feature music by composer/comic/actor Tim Minchin. Based on an idea ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks to Work with China’s Wanda Group

DreamWorks Animation has signed an initial co-operation deal with China’s Dalian Wanda Group to work together on future projects, the heads of the two companies announced at a ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX’s ‘Free Birds’ Reveals Cast, Images

Relativity and Reel FX announced today that Hispanic radio personality Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo (Ice Age: Continental Drift), drummer for the world-renowned rock band Tool ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg, Damaschke to Keynote USC Animation Event

The USC’s School of Cinematic Arts’ John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts (Hench-DADA) will host the 25th Annual Conference for the Society of Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct DreamWorks ‘Trolls’ Movie

Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been tapped to direct DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated Trolls feature. The pic will be written ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Posts Solid Weekend Numbers

Fox/Blue Sky’s imaginative movie about a young girl and a miniature eco-centric forest world, posted solid numbers at the U.S. box office during the four-day Memorial Day weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks and Super RTL Sign Multi-Year Deal

German-based Super RTL, has signed a multi-year output deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see DreamWorks supply the network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020. ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Guns it for ‘Turbo’ App with $1m Contest

DreamWorks Animation is redefining a “snail’s pace” by launching a new action-packed app based on its upcoming (July 17) super-speedy mollusk movie, Turbo Racing League. The company ... Continue Reading →