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Sony, DWA, Pixar Directors Top VIEW 2012 Slate in Italy

Top animators Genndy Tartakovsky, Eric Darnell and Mark Walsh will take the lead at the VIEW digital technology conference, set for Oct. 16-19 in Turin, Italy. The 13th annual event, ... 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 →
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CalArts Celebrates Chuck Jones’ 100th Birthday

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrates the 100th birthday of animation legend Chuck Jones with a special program at the REDCAT theater in Los Angeles. At the event, John ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Continues Spooky Reign

LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris ... Continue Reading →
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Crystal Gives ‘Monsters University’ Mini-Scoop

A lot of folks are dying to learn more info about Pixar’s upcoming prequel to Monsters, Inc., which is set to come out on June 21, 2013. Monsters University will focus on Mike Wazowski ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Hits DVD, BR in November

Och aye, here’s a bonny wee announcement for ye! Fans of Disney/Pixar’s latest princess-adventurer Merida will have something to look forward to this holiday season as Disney ... Continue Reading →
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‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up a $14 Mil Weekend

LAIKA’s acclaimed stop-motion feature ParaNorman managed to have a solid first weekend at the box office, landing in at the No. 3 spot (after The Expendables 2 and The Bourne Legacy) ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Shuts Down Selick’s Stop-Motion Movie

Just when we thought things were going well for stop-motion animated movies, Deadline.com reports that Disney has shut down production on Henry Selick’s upcoming new project. According ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at 3rd ‘Toy Story Toon’: ‘Partysaurus Rex’

Rex, the plastic dinosaur, faces the greatest threat of all time — bath time — in Partysaurus Rex, the most-recent Toy Story Toon short, set to play in front of the Sept. 14  release ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Chapman Leaves Pixar for Mystery Lucasfilm Project

Brenda Chapman, who was the original director on Pixar’s Brave before being removed from the project, has reportedly left Pixar and is working as a consultant for Lucasfilm Animation. According ... Continue Reading →