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Animation Mentor Accepting New VFX Program Applicants

Online animation and visual effects school Animation Mentor is now accepting applications for the inaugural Summer 2013 term of its new VFX Fundamentals program. Students are encouraged ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Takes $87 Mil. Write-Down on ‘Guardians’

It looks like Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy weren’t that nice to DreamWorks this year. The animation studio will take an $87 million write-down on its 2012 box-office ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX’s Readies ‘Turkeys’ for This Thanksgiving

Relativity Media/Reel FX’s upcoming CG-animated feature Turkeys, which was originally slated for November of 2014 has by a year and will now be released on Nov. 1, according to Thewrap.com. ... Continue Reading →
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The Elephant Not in the Room (or Anywhere Else)

Last week’s announcement DreamWorks Animation that it was shutting off the lights on its CG/2D mix Me and My Shadow might have surprised some. But it was hardly the first time ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, Netflix to Launch ‘Turbo’ Series

Home entertainment streaming outlet Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have announced they will create the first ever Netflix Original Series for young audiences by adapting DWA’s summer ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Croods’ Posters Reveal Cool Critters

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have unleashed two new posters for the upcoming 3-D CG caveman comedy, The Croods. In addition to the Crood brood, the ... Continue Reading →
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Release Shuffle Leads to Drop in DreamWorks Stocks

This week’s news of looming layoffs at DreamWorks Animation and the delayed release of Mr. Peabody and Sherman (from Nov. 2013 to March 2014) is taking its toll on the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ Moved Back to March ’14

The release date for DreamWorks Animation’s much-anticipated CG-animated feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman has changed from Nov. this year to March 7, 2014. The film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Takes the Top Prize at the Annies

Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’13 Programs Take Shape

FMX, Stuttgart’s renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia is putting the finishing polish on its programming for the 2013 edition, taking place April 23-26 ... Continue Reading →