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U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The Hero of Color City at the Cannes market this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be directed by industry veteran and ASIFA-Hollywood president Frank Gladstone and produced by Max Howard (Igor) and John D. Eraklis, founder and [...]
Anima Vitae, the Finnish animation studio behind the movie Niko 2 – Little Brother, Big Trouble, The Flight Before Christmas and The Magic Crystals is expanding to Asia and strengthening its network in Hollywood. The Helsinki-based studio has signed a joint venture agreement to launch a animation studio in Kuala [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s eagerly anticipated feature Rise of the Guardians has been generating huge buzz and emerged as one of the major frontrunners of this year’s very competitive award season. You’ll have a unique opportunity to learn about the making of this beautiful animated pic and meet the director Peter Ramsey and [...]
Toons’ Top Talent and Producers to Converge and Converse on the Future of international Co-production at the World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit Set for Oct. 28-31 at the California Yacht Club in beautiful Marina del Rey, Calif., the World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit will bring together [...]
L.A.-based Exodus Film Group (Igor) is teaming up with Wimbledon champ Serena Williams to produce a new animated feature set in the world of tennis. Williams will exec produce and voice the feature, which is titled WimbleToad, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Exodus principles John Erakis, Joe Martin Jr. and [...]
Animation producer Max Howard (Igor, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron), writer/producer Kirsty Peart (The Hero of Color City, Thomas the Tank & Friends), Munich’s Papa Loewe Filmproduktion and Torsten Poeck will work on a new animated feature about a runaway cow, reports Variety. The bovine adventure is called Cow on [...]
Gateway Films’ British animated feature Saving Santa has announced the addition of British actors Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Noel Clarke and Tim Curry to the project. According to Variety, the $7.8 million-budgeted toon, will also feature the voices of Joan Collins, Pam Ferris, Craig Fairbass and Chris Barie. The project’s [...]
Although behavioral scientists believe that it only takes a few seconds for someone to determine whether they like a concept, an image or even a person, we hope it takes animation executives a little longer to figure out whether a pitch is going to work or not. Nevertheless, they all [...]
We at Animation Magazine wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and Pitch Party participants and judges for making this tenth edition our most popular event to date. Some misinformation about the contest has been posted in an article full of factual errors and negative comments [...]
The starting gun has been fired to begin Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party! The annual event opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for the next great animated series. The winner gets the chance to pitch their idea to the judge/animation executive [...]