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Reel FX announced today that Oscar nominee Shane Acker (9) will direct the studio’s upcoming untitled CG-animated feature based on the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden, written by Evan Dorkin and illustrated by Jill Thompson. The film is being written by Darren Lemke (Turbo, Shrek Forever After). Aron [...]
Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson will direct the upcoming sequel to last year’s CG-animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet. The new garden gnome adventure is titled Sherlock Gnomes and will be produced by Elton John’s company Rocket Pictures. The British rock star is also writing new songs for the sequel, [...]
The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films, as well as reunions with filmmakers participating in Q & As following each screening, rare footage/materials from the SPA archives and giveaways. The series, which [...]
Gnomeo and Juliet and Shrek 2 director Kelly Asbury is going to have a very busy year. Not only is he writing Sony’s upcoming Pooch Café project, he is also in talks to direct Kazorn & The Unicorn, says Deadline.com. Produced by Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Russell Hollander, Kazorn [...]
DreamWorks’ delightful zoo buddies find some new European pals in the third chapter of the Madagascar trilogy. After the huge box office success of their first two movies, everybody knew Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria were going to have more eye-popping adventures on the big screen. The lovable New York [...]
Don Levy, the well-respected and tireless senior VP of communications at Sony Pictures Digital, is leaving the company on June 4. Levy, who has been with the studio for 17 years, will be pursuing a new family entertainment project. He will also be a visiting scholar at USC and teach entertainment [...]
Shrek’s beloved sidekick Puss in Boots takes center stage in DreamWorks’ beautifully crafted 3-D adventure. While there has been no shortage of memorable sidekicks in the world of animation, there are few who have been able to steal scenes and hearts as quickly and effortlessly as Puss in Boots. The [...]
Oscar-nominated writer-director Kelly Asbury has been tapped to write Sony Picture Animation’s upcoming feature Pooch Café. Asbury most recently directed and co-wrote Gnomeo and Juliet and directed DreamWorks’ Shrek 2 and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. The feature will be executive produced by Gil Netter, Bridget McMeel, and John Glynn. [...]
The stereoscopic 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King has launched the well loved toon to No. 10 on the list of all-time top grossing films at the domestic box office. It joins only two other animated films: Shrek 2 ($441.2 million) and Toy Story 3 ($415 million). The top [...]
French software house The Bakery (www.bakery3d.com; stand 471) is setting out to dazzle the SIGGRAPH Vancouver crowds this week with the latest additions to their lighting, shading and rendering solution called Relight, which debuted at NAB in Las Vegas earlier this year. The company is also hosting an Exhibitor Tech [...]