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Roger S. Baum’s further adventures of his great-grandfather’s beloved characters are given a new animated life in Summertime’s Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return. In the world’s supply of film-worthy fairy tales, the attempts of American authors make up but a tiny fraction. Whether the United States’ relative youth or its [...]
RGH Entertainment, a division of Rubicon Group Holding, has begun production on Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, an animated feature film to be released in CG 3-D Stereoscopic. Directed by Anthony Bell (Alpha and Omega, Rugrats, and the upcoming Norm of the North) from a screenplay written by Rob [...]
It looks like Dorothy has a new home. Summertime Entertainment’s 3D, animated feature Dorothy of Oz, which was originally slated for a 2013 release, has been renamed Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return and will now be released by Clarius in the first quarter of 2014, Variety reports. The movie is [...]
Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows the first pilot production commitment in December, which signed six comedy pilots. When completed, the 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, [...]
Having unveiled the trailer for the upcoming Sam Raimi-directed take on L. Frank Baum’s fantastical world at Comic-Con, Disney has also leaked some gorgeous preview images for 2013’s Oz: The Great and Powerful. The film, which will hit U.S. theaters March 8 of next year, combines story elements from several [...]
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 [...]
Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund is a reboot of the 1990s popular animated television series Biker Mice from Mars, which ran from 1992-1996 and again [...]