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‘Divergent,’ ‘Muppets’ Bump ‘Peabody’

It was a strong weekend for newcomers at the box office, as Lionsgate’s teen sci-fi fantasy Divergent and the return of Jim Henson’s signature characters pushed Mr. Peabody ... Continue Reading →
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The Past Ain’t What It Used to Be!

How Rob Minkoff and his team at DreamWorks assembled a ... Continue Reading →
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June Foray Voices New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Short

DreamWorks Animation announced today that it will offer a new animated Rocky & Bullwinkle, short featuring the legendary June Foray as the voice of Rocket “Rocky” J. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Monsters Univ.’ Shine at CinemaCon

Animated features took center stage at the CinemaCon confab in Las Vegas today. The industry event, which targets exhibitors, producers, distributors, equipment and concession industry ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Animator Jim Hiltz Dies at 85

The Animation Guild Blog reports that veteran animator, director and teacher Jim Hiltz has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for directing Jay Ward’s Rocky and His Friends, ... Continue Reading →