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Dallas-based animation and live-action studio Reel FX has announced that Aron Warner, the Oscar-winning producer the Shrek features has joined the company as president of animation. In addition to the Shrek trilogy, Warner’s many production credits include Antz, True Lies, Independence Days, Alien Resurrection, Volcano and Titanic. Warner will oversee and [...]
Fox Animation Studios will distribute Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming animated feature Book of Life, which was formerly titled Day of the Dead, says The Hollywood Reporter. The much-anticipated pic will be directed by the very talented, Emmy-winning animation veteran Jorge R. Gutierrez, who created Nickelodeon’s El Tigre: The Adventures of [...]
Relativity Media and Dallas and Santa Monica-based Reel FX have announced they will jointly produce and finance the upcoming animated comedy Turkeys, slated for a 2014 release. Directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears A Who!) and featuring the voices of Owen Wilson (Cars) and Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games), the [...]
Although DreamWorks’ animated feature Rise of the Guardians is set to open on November 21, the much-anticipated fantasy is already getting a head start on the awards department. The pic, which is directed by Peter Ramsey and exec produced by Guillermo del Toro and William Joyce, will receive the Vanity [...]
We sat down with Rian Johnson, the director of the time-travel film Looper, to discuss his use of visual effects in the movie and their importance to the science fiction genre. The film, which stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt, opens in theaters nationwide on Friday (September 28). [...]
Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony on October 22 [...]
The independently run branch of the Venice Film Festival known as Venice Days will open on August 30 with the long-awaited 2D animated feature, Pinocchio, directed by Italy’s Enzo D’Alo (The Blue Arrow, Lucky and Zorba), Variety reports. Venice Days will close September 8. The film which has been many [...]
As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head Jeffrey Katzenberg has made a habit of launching his big animated titles (Shrek, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Puss [...]
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 [...]