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Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot of the year in toons, which also includes the average critical reactions as compiled by [...]
The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the cut were DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 2, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and GKids’ Chico and Rita. In fact, not even a single [...]
Oscar-nominated writer-director Kelly Asbury has been tapped to write Sony Picture Animation’s upcoming feature Pooch Café. Asbury most recently directed and co-wrote Gnomeo and Juliet and directed DreamWorks’ Shrek 2 and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. The feature will be executive produced by Gil Netter, Bridget McMeel, and John Glynn. [...]
Canadian animation studio Arc Prods (formerly known as Starz Animation Toronto) will be co-producing a new feature with Alcon Entertainment, based on the short Ormie, it was announced Thursday at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. “Having worked with Alcon as a client has shown us their extraordinary expertise on both [...]
We all know that the true animation fan’s summer officially begins in June, when the Annecy International Festival opens its doors to fans of the art form from all over the world. There’s a wealth of activities and screenings planned for the 2011 edition of this amazing event (June 6-11), [...]
Arc Productions — formerly Starz Animation — has signed with Paradigm for representation as it offers its visual effects and animation services for hire and develops its own intellectual properties. The Toronto-based studio, which animated the recent hit feature film Gnomeo & Juliet, was purchased in April by a group [...]
The hit independent animated feature film Gnomeo & Juliet leads the week’s major home video releases. Directed by Kelly Asbury of Shrek 2 fame and featuring music from the legendary Elton John, Gnomeo & Juliet (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, $49.99 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack) arrives with plenty [...]
Last weekend, Blue Sky’s 3Dblockbuster hit Rio helped Fox International hit the magic $1 billion dollar mark at the global box office. To date, Carlos Saldanha’s valentine to his native country of Brazil has made over $406 million all over the world (as of May 11). This is the third [...]
Starz Animation Toronto, recently sold by Starz to a Canadian investor group, has renamed itself Arc Productions and unveiled a new website and logo. The new owners have embarked on an aggressive growth phase for the company that plans to build on the well-earned reputation of Starz Animation Toronto as one [...]
Moviegoers this weekend will get to decide if they prefer animation or live action when it comes to British comic actor Russell Brand. The star of such comedies as Get Him to the Greek headlines the new release Arthur, which opens at about 3,200 cinemas this weekend. He also provided [...]