Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over two decades. Beginning today, he looks back at some of his earlier scoops and shares some of his “untold stories” with [...]
Producer Galen Walker has acquired the rights to animated the beloved toys The Cabbage Patch Kids for a new TV special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The producer, who is producing a new live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie for Paramount, has a script in the works for an animated [...]
The annual Licensing Show is set to open its doors Tuesday for three days of licensing (or licencing, if your British) craziness in Las Vegas. There’s always a ton of announcements related to animation properties coming out of the show, so here’s a rundown of some of the pertinent deals [...]
Shane Acker, who directed the animated short and feature film 9, has signed on to directed a live-action Thomas the Tank Engine movie, according to Deadline.com. Acker will direct from a script by Chris Viscardi & Will McRobb and Josh Klausner. Weta Workshop and Mattel’s entertainment properties design team also on [...]
Did you know that by 2015, there will be 15 billion network-connected devices (about two per person) in use around the world? Or that 14 out of the top 25 apps in the U.S. are child-friendly? These handy factoids and much more timely stats regarding the booming children’s app market [...]
Toy Fair opened its doors Sunday in New York City, giving fans of animated and VFX movies and TV shows a sneak peek at some of the cool stuff that will be vying for our cash in a few short months, as well as a platform for companies to make [...]