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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 auctions are planned through June 13 for millions dollars worth of computers, studio equipment, servers and office furniture. Bottom [...]
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 by the studio’s new CEO Masanao Maeda, who recently joined the company after spending 20 years as president and COO of Sega. [...]
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. The Fairly OddParents follows the magical adventures of 10-year-old Timmy Turner and his well-meaning fairy godparents who grant him wishes. After 12 years [...]
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 tale, however, is not about Frankenweenie or Burton specifically, or even how to market a toon feature; instead [...]
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 been cast as the lead voice in the animated Lego: The Piece of Resistance. According to releasing studio Warner Bros., [...]
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 studio in April. Horn was president of Warner Bros. for 12 years before leaving the studio [...]
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 is getting some serious attention from Warner Bros., which has tapped Patrick Sean Smith to write the [...]
George Miller’s Oscar-winning, soft-shoeing penguin crew is back in the new 3-D adventure, Happy Feet 2. Back in 2006, audiences around the world got their toes tapping for an inventive CG animated feature called Happy Feet. The film shook up the toon world and sealed its reputation by beating Pixar’s [...]
Warner Bros. has given the go-ahead to the upcoming Lego movie, based on the popular Danish construction toy, reports Variety. The feature, which will be written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs fame. Slated for a 2014 release, the pic will [...]
Australia-based Flying Bark Productions has announced a Blinky Bill 3D feature film will commence production this year with animation veterans Alex Weight on board to direct and Marie-Cecile Dahan set as line producer. Blinky Bill is based on a classic Australian children’s book written by Dorothy Wall and first published [...]