Cinesite Wraps ‘Charming’ & Takes Talent Search on the Road

Montreal studio Cinesite has wrapped production on its original, music-infused fairytale project Charming — its first collaboration with 3QU Media — as revealed to Twitter ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me’ Exec Dave Rosenbaum Joins Cinesite

Award-winning visual effects and animation studio Cinesite announces that Illumination Entertainment executive Dave Rosenbaum has joined the Montreal company as Chief Creative Officer. ... Continue Reading →

‘Secret Life of Pets’ Enjoys Smashing Opening at $103M

Illumination Entertainment’s latest CG flick The Secret Life of Pets took in a staggering $103 million at the box office over its opening weekend. As Forbes‘ film biz expert ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

Universal has released a new trailer for its CG musical-comedy Sing, the latest from Illumination Entertainment and due in theaters December 21, 2016. The newest spot puts viewers on ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →

Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →

‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy

The latest animated family comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets will have its world premiere at the 2016 Annecy festival in France. ... Continue Reading →

Latest ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Trailer Unleashed

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have been turning out spots for their fifth animated feature The Secret Life of Pets with fair regularity, and now we get a third proper ... Continue Reading →
Igor Khait

Animation Producer Igor Khait Dies Age 52

Animation film and TV producer Igor Khait, who had most recently been working in Paris on Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming feature Sing, died at his home in Los Angeles on Monday, ... Continue Reading →