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‘Anomalisa’ Brings Soul to Stop-Motion

This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Animation Magazine. Charlie Kaufman is lauded as one of the most creative writers in the movie business, and he has credits ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Dates ‘Emoji,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures Animation set release dates for three upcoming animated features to look forward to: The Emoji Movie will hit theaters August 11, 2017, followed by a new adaptation of ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Teases Amped-Up ‘Ninja Turtles’ Sequel

Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies have slipped out a new trailer for the sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Take a look: Due for release June 3, the movie features ... Continue Reading →
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L.A., Boston Critics Honor ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out’

The film critics are weighing in and giving awards season momentum to Anomalisa and Pixar’s Inside Out. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association gave Anomalisa its best animation ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Shuffles ‘Monster Trucks’ and ‘SpongeBob 3′

Paramount Animation has revealed changes to its feature release slate through 2019, including date changes to two major projects, a release date for overseas production The Little Prince. ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Little Prince’ Opens Strong in China

The new animated adaptation of the famed tale of The Little Prince has opened strongly in China, posting $10.9 million in ticket sales. That’s good enough for third place at the ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Adds Three Master Classes

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has announced three Master Classes for the Masters to take place on the last day of the event, Nov. 4, at the California Yacht ... Continue Reading →
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Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Hybrid Nicktoons Feature Rumored in Works

In what may just be mounting rumor mill excitement over reports that Nickelodeon is considering reviving some of its classic, fan-favorite cartoons, the latest bit of grist being worked ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Secures SVOD Deal with EPIX

A multi-year digital SVOD deal with EPIX network will bring new releases from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount to streaming service Hulu. The news follows a blog announcement from Netflix ... Continue Reading →