Richard Alan Greenberg

Oscar-Nominated Effects Artist Richard Alan Greenberg Dies

Richard Alan Greenberg, an Oscar-nominated effects artists and title designer who worked on diverse features from Predator and Alien to Xanadu and Superman, has died Saturday in New ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
Piggy

Pinkava and Oftedal Reveal Secrets of VR ‘Piggy’

Show biz folks know that comedy is hard, and timing is everything. But when you try to make people laugh in the world of virtual reality, everything is a million times more difficult. ... Continue Reading →
Pom Poko

GKIDS and Fathom Revisit Ghbili’s ‘Pom Poko’

Studio Ghibli fans will get a chance to see the late Oscar-nominated director Isao Takahata’s acclaimed movie Pom Poko June 17, 18 and 20th in select U.S. theaters. Originally released ... Continue Reading →
David Henry Hwang and Justinian Huang

Pearl Studio Ups Justinian Huang to Head of Dev, Reveals ‘Tiger Empress’

Pearl Studio (formerly Oriental DreamWorks) has promoted Justinian Huang to Head of Development, to continue overseeing the studio’s growing feature animation slate. The appointment ... Continue Reading →
Magic Leap

Framestore Teams with Tech Pioneers at Magic Leap

Award-winning visual effects studio Framestore announced a strategic partnership with Magic Leap – technology innovators building the next spatial computing platform, powering mixed ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Exclusive Clip: ‘The Breadwinner’ Arrives in UK Cinemas May 25

This Friday, May 25, family audiences and lovers of great animated storytelling will be able to take in The Breadwinner on the big screen thanks to distributor Studiocanal. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Mill Film to Open New Studio in Montreal

Technicolor’s vfx studio, Mill Film, will open a new facility in Montréal, Québec with operations starting in the summer of 2018. The announcement follows the launch of Mill ... Continue Reading →