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Animal Logic, Cowell’s Syco to Develop Features

Australia-based animation and effects company Animal Logic and X Factor creator Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment have agreed to a long-term deal focused on creating music-based ... Continue Reading →
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The Jurassic Beasts Are Back!

Walking ... Continue Reading →
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Taubin Tapped as DreamWorks’ New Marketing Head

Dawn Taubin has been hired as the new Chief Marketing Officer at DreamWorks Animation, Deadline reveals. Taubin’s appointment follows the departure of the studio’s veteran marketing ... Continue Reading →
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Miller’s Animation Studio Dr D Closing Shop

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Babe director George Miller is holding a fire sale of the assets of his digital animation studio Dr D via online auction house Gray’s. Five ... Continue Reading →
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Marza Animation to Unleash ‘Robodog’ in Cannes

Marza Animation Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. in Japan, has started pre-production on its first original CG-animated feature, Robodog. The news was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Kickstarts Ninth Season of ‘Fairly OddParents’

Timmy and his troublesome godparents are back! Nickelodeon premieres the ninth season of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Fairly OddParents, on Saturday (May 4) at 9:30 a.m. ... Continue Reading →
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George Miller: The Eyes Have It

Hey, do you know that a feature-length version of Tim Burton’s 1984 animated short Frankenweenie is coming out? Of course you do. It’s hard not to, given the ad campaign. This week’s ... Continue Reading →
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Pratt to Voice Hero in Lego Movie

Some of the many pieces of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming Lego movie are falling into place. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) has ... Continue Reading →
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Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →
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Smith, Hogan Advance ‘Bone’ Comic Adaptation

Few comics have made as much impact in the past 20 years — or been as difficult to get going in Hollywood — as Jeff Smith’s Bone. But now the self-published success story ... Continue Reading →