John Stevenson

‘Panda’s’ Stevenson Directs United’s Ark Tale

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been tapped to direct a CG-animated feature inspired by the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark for United Pictures. Slated for completion in ... Continue Reading →
Bill Murray

Bill Murray Joins Cast of DreamWorks’ ‘B.O.O.’

Here’s a perfectly timed Halloween news item: DreamWorks Animation has roped in Bill Murray to voice the villainous ghost Addison Drake for its 2015 feature B.O.O.: Bureau of ... Continue Reading →
David Bowers

Bowers In Talks to Direct ‘Clifford’ Movie

Veteran animation director David Bowers is in talks to helm a hybrid feature film take on the classic children’s book series Clifford the Big Red Dog. The Wrap reports that Universal ... Continue Reading →

Gallat Launches Indiegogo Campaign for New Game

Veteran animation director Lionel Gallat (Despicable Me, The Lorax, Flushed Away) has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for a game he created titled Ghost of a Tale. Gallat ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Passion Signs ‘ParaNorman’s Sam Fell

Award-winning indie production house Passion Pictures has just signed animated feature film director Sam Fell for worldwide commercial representation. Fell has recently received both ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up Auds This Weekend

LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the ... Continue Reading →

‘ParaNorman’ Helmers Craft a Zombie Pic for Kids

A few months ago, we had the great opportunity to visit the talented team of artists and technicians at Portland studio LAIKA, who are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →

A New Trailer for ‘ParaNorman’ Surfaces

There seems to be a lot of instant buzz surrounding LAIKA’s 2012 feature ParaNorman. The new international trailer, which surfaced on the web this week, seems to confirm everyone’s ... Continue Reading →