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Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
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Pearl Studio Shines Light on Slate at Annecy

Chinese director, star and producer Stephen Chow is developing The Monkey King, an animated feature for Pearl Studio based on the popular mischievous superhero. The epic movie is written ... Continue Reading →
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Pearl Studio Ups Justinian Huang to Head of Dev, Reveals ‘Tiger Empress’

Pearl Studio (formerly Oriental DreamWorks) has promoted Justinian Huang to Head of Development, to continue overseeing the studio’s growing feature animation slate. The appointment ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Wins NCS Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year

Artist, author and American animation icon Glen Keane has been named the recipient of the 2017 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society. ... Continue Reading →
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Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Family Museum to Offer ‘Nine Old Men’ Exhibit

Fans of classic Disney art have one more reason to travel to San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum in May. The org is offering the much-anticipated show Walt Disney’s Nine Old ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Directing ‘Over the Moon’ for Pearl Studio and Netflix

Academy Award-nominated animation legend Glen Keane has been tapped to direct Pearl Studio’s feature-length musical adventure Over the Moon, a world premiere animated film exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →