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‘Tad, the Lost Explorer’ Becomes Spain’s Top Animated Film

In 2012, while American animation fans were enjoying the usual handiworks of DreamWorks, Pixar, Disney, Sony and Fox, Spanish audiences chose to take in a home-grown feature about a ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nab Golden Globe Noms

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are:     The big surprise was the absence of critical ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Studios President Davis to Oversee All Content

Hasbro has integrated all of its content initiative—including television, film, commercial productions and short-form content—under Stephen Davis, president of Los Angeles-based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes $105.9 Mil. Worldwide

DreamWorks holiday feature Rise of the Guardians landed on the number-four spot at the U.S. box office this weekend, bringing in $13.5 million and bringing its two week-total to $48.9 ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks ‘Guardians’ Brings in $32.4 Million

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to DreamWorks Animation and the band of legendary childhood heroes featured in Rise of the Guardians. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Dates Announced for ‘Popeye,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2'

Sony Animation has announced the release date for two eagerly anticipated projects. First up, Genndy Tartakovksy will be helming a new 3-D, CG-animated version of Popeye. The new pic ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Appoints Eamonn Butler Animation Director

Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Harmony Gold Founder Sentenced in Berlusconi Tax Trial

Further proof that the world of animation is not purely a candy-coated, kid-friendly wonderland: Harmony Gold USA founder Frank Agrama, who is best known for exec producing the dubs ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Earns Special PGA Credit

The Producers Guild of America has put its special Producers’ Mark credit on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature Rise of the Guardians. The much-anticipated holiday ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Digital Animation, Cinema Pioneer Lambert Dies

Bob Lambert, a former Disney executive who played a key role in the development of computer animation and the transition to digital cinema, died of unnamed causes Friday at the age ... Continue Reading →