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Weinstein Co. Tries to Find New Parent for ‘Paddington 2′

StudioCanal’s live-action/CG-animated feature Paddington 2 enjoyed a great opening box office in the U.K, beating heavy-hitters such as Murder on the Orient Express and Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Plans New Paddington Bear TV Series

It looks like a certain lovable bear is getting his own TV series again. StudioCanal has announced that it is planning a new animated TV series featuring Michael Bond’s beloved ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Paddington 2′ Promises a Hairy Crime Caper

Flying in from Darkest Peru comes the sequel to the surprise family megahit Paddington. Based on the classic children’s book series by Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum, the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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VES 2017 Board Officers Set, Chair Mike Chambers Re-Elected

The Visual Effects Society (VES) — the industry’s global professional honorary society — announces its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The five officers, who comprise ... Continue Reading →
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Downing Street Fetes Aardman, UK Animation

Animation UK and the newly formed UK Screen Alliance joined Aardman Animations on Tuesday in celebration of the iconic Bristol-based studio’s 40 year anniversary at a reception hosted ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate Brings Home ‘The Wild Life’ in November

Lionsgate has announced that the new animated family adventure The Wild Life — from the producers behind Shaun the Sheep Movie, Paddington and A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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Darren Walsh to Helm ‘Danny Diamondback’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has taken on worldwide sales for Siege Train Studios’ animated feature film Danny Diamondback, which is to be directed by Aardman Animations alumnus ... Continue Reading →
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Joann Sfar’s ‘Little Vampire’ Gets Movie Treatment

StudioCanal and Autochenille Production have teamed up for an animated feature based on the comic Little Vampire by Joann Sfar (comicker and director behind The Rabbi’s Cat and ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Tributes 2016 Nominees Announced

Cartoon Movie, the European pitching and co-production event for animated features, has announced the finalists in the running for Cartoon Tributes at the 2016 edition. The awards honor ... Continue Reading →