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Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the right ingredients for a cool kids show come together, and the final product ends up being better than anyone had [...]
U.K.’s SC Films will be selling the new CG-animated feature Gus, which showcases an English-language script by Cory Edwards (Hoodwinked) and a voice cast that includes Dakota Fanning, Seth Green, Richard Kind, Christine Baranski, Danny Glover and Elliot Gould. The movie will be directed by Dominique Monfery (Eleanor’s Secret) and [...]
Indie darling Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom, Bored to Death, Fantastic Mr. Fox) will make a guest voice appearance the latest episode of IFC’s original animated series Out There. The episode airs Friday, March 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Check out this preview clip for the episode, in which socially awkward teen [...]
London-based Union Media has been appointed the international distributor for new kids’ series Calamity Island, a stop-motion slapstick comedy created by David Johnson (The Koala Brothers) of Famous Flying Films and being produced by Ian Mackinnon and Peter Saunders of Mackinnon and Saunders (The Corpse Bride, Frankenweenie, Fantastic Mr. Fox). Calamity [...]
The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about the visual aspects of recent animated features in theaters. While many of these movies have been absolutely stunning to look at, [...]
Komixx Entertainment will take its new children’s stop-motion animated series, Toby’s Travelling Circus (52×10’) to this year’s MIPJr and MIPCOM. The show follows the exciting and adentures of Toby—a carefree seven year-old who is the World’s youngest Ringmaster —brought to life by a word-class UK production team. The show has [...]
New York audiences will get a chance to enjoy Toys in the Attic, the new stop-motion movie by Czech master Jiri Barta, on August 25 and 26 at 11 a.m. at the IFC Center. The NYICFF 2010 Grand Prize winner will be playing, in a new English language version, featuring [...]
Fox Animation Studios president Vanessa Morrison has renewed her deal with Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by FFE chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman. Brian Keane, an EVP and COO at Blue Sky Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fox Animation, has also re-upped with the company. Keane [...]
After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson (Fantastic Mr. Fox), Variety reports. The project will begin shooting in the summer of 2013. Originally, the project involved Gris Grimly, who illustrated a 2002 [...]
Portland’s stop-motion studio LAIKA has announced that it will produce a stop-motion animated movie based on a children’s book by Philip Reeve titled Goblins. The pic will be directed by Mark Gustafson, the animation helmer for Fantastic Mr. Fox. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming book is set in [...]