BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for ‘Surf’s Up 2’ Enters the Ring

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has debuted a brand-new trailer for Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania. The CG sequel to the Oscar-winning 2007 animated comedy is a coproduction with WWE Studios, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

With Bilal Animated Fare Is Newly Abloom in Mideast Region Arab feature animation projects are few and far between, but Dubai-based Barajoun Ent. looks to make a mark with its CG cinematic ... Continue Reading →

Playing to Win

Rainmaker and Blockade hope animation smarts turn the PlayStation game series into a hit movie. Adapting any ... Continue Reading →
Gregory R. Little

Rainmaker Appoints Gregory Little SVP of Content

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment — the studio behind the first-ever CG animated TV series, ReBoot — has appointed veteran content exec Gregory R. Little to the newly ... Continue Reading →
T.J. Fixman

‘Ratchet & Clank’ Writer Joins ‘Popeye’

Sony Pictures Animation’s belabored CG Popeye project finally looks to be moving forward with the studio announced that T.J. Fixman has signed on to draft a new screenplay. Fixman ... Continue Reading →

‘Ratchet & Clank’ Trailer Debuts

The first trailer for the animated feature adaptation of popular PlayStation videogame franchise Ratchet & Clank has debuted exclusively on Apple iTunes. The film will be released ... Continue Reading →

Focus Picks Up ‘Ratchet & Clank’

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partners Blockade Ent. and CNHK Media announce that Focus Features has been appointed the U.S. theatrical distributor for the CG animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker Reveals ‘Ratchet & Clank’ Voice Cast

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partner Blockade Entertainment, together with China’s CNHK Media, have revealed the impressive voice cast roster for their upcoming CG feature ... Continue Reading →

Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →