NBCU Closes DWA Deal, Announces Leadership Changes

NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation has been finalized, folding the studio into the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — joining Universal Pictures, Fandango ... Continue Reading →

NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →

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Discover What It’s Like to Visit Pixar Animation Studios ScreenCraft offers a “virtual tour” of the Emeryville, Calif.-based animation powerhouse. KingstOOn Festival ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Gives Look at ‘Kubo’ with Teaser Art

Stop-motion house LAIKA and distributor Focus Features have unveiled a piece of teaser art for the upcoming animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings, in theaters nationwide August ... Continue Reading →

Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →

‘Hunger Games’ Panel Planned for Comic-Con

Comic-Con’s Saturday (July 20th) session schedule just got a lot more interesting thanks to the folks at Lionsgate. The studio is offering panels on two of its upcoming big sci-fi/fantasy ... Continue Reading →

Corsaro Hired as Fandango’s New VP of Content

Kick Buttowksi‘s dad is the new head of content and creative at Fandango. The movie site has hired Sandro Corsaro, the creator of Disney XD’s animated series Kick Buttowksi: ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Puss in Boots’ Motion Poster Is Cat’s Meow

New promotional material for the holiday season’s animated features are debuting on the web every day. We’ve seen photos, posters and trailers for Paramount’s The Adventures of ... Continue Reading →