The Incredibles 2

‘Incredibles 2’ Expected to Smash B.O. Records This Weekend

All signs are pointing to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles 2 movie breaking major records at the box office this weekend. The Disney/Pixar sequel is the first fully animated wide release ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Moss’ Grows on Rift & Vive, ‘Incredible’ Comicky Posters, ‘Kinmoza!’s UK Roots and More!

French Animation Industry Dismayed by Proposed Broadcasting Reforms Just in time for the region-leading Annecy animation fest comes a proposal to shut down France 4, the country’s ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

Clip: Drawn to the Mystery of ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ on Disc & Digital

The gnomes are transplanted from the green garden to the big city in Sherlock Gnomes, coming home on Digital June 5 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD June 12 from Paramount Home Media ... Continue Reading →
Jared Mass

Jared Mass to Head Reel FX’s Ramped-Up Original Animation Unit

Experienced entertainment exec Jared Mass is returning to Reel FX Animation Studios to head up its growing Originals Unit. Based in the studio’s Hollywood location, Mass will oversee ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

Mystery Solved! Studio AKA Was Behind ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Credits

When it came time for capping off the CG animated feature Sherlock Gnomes — sequel to 2011’s Gnomeo & Juliet — Paramount Pictures and MGM turned to London’s Studio ... Continue Reading →
Kensuke's Kingdom

Bankside Picks Up ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ for Cannes Sales Launch

London-based international sales & production company Bankside Films has acquired upcoming animated, ecologically-themed feature adventure Kensuke’s Kingdom, to be directed by ... Continue Reading →
Le Nordelec

Reel FX Plans Montreal Expansion, Promises 400 Jobs in 3 Years

Dallas- and Santa Monica, CA-based Reel FX is expanding operations with a new studio in Canadian flagship studio in Montreal, which is expected to create 400 jobs by late 2020. The ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

‘Peter Rabbit’ Is Sony’s Biggest Non-Bond U.K. Hit

Sony’s Peter Rabbit is hopping way ahead of all its competition in the U.K. The charming CG/live-action hybrid hit the big £38,475,923 (about $54 million) mark on Friday, taking ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

‘Sherlock Gnomes’: Not So Elementary, Dear Watson!

***This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** Sherlock Holmes is an infinitely complex, challenging and charismatic character. He’s ... Continue Reading →
Sgt. Stubby

Trailer: ‘Sgt. Stubby’ Promises a Heartwarming “Tail” Pulled from the Trenches

Fun Academy has revealed a new trailer for its upcoming CG animated family feature Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, inspired by the true story of the most decorated military dog in American ... Continue Reading →