The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Sony Slates Animated ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ for 2020

We can all stop speculating about Sony Pictures Animation’s “Untitled Phil Lord & Chris Miller Project.” The Hotel Transylvania and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs studio ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘18: A Record Year for MIFA Pitches!

From June 12-15, the bustling MIFA market will run alongside the Annecy animation festival in the French alps, and this year’s line-up of project pitches and recruitment activity ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Hopping on ‘Peter Rabbit 2′

Sony Pictures has dated a sequel to its surprise hybrid box-office breakout Peter Rabbit, with the second CG/live-action adventure slated for February 7, 2020 in the US and March 27, ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
Wish Dragons

Jackie Chan, Constance Wu to Voice Sony’s ‘Wish Dragons’

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed more details about its 2019 slate. The studio will release Wish Dragons, a new retelling of the “1,001 Nights” genie-in-a-bottle story retold ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Akira’ to Screen at ABP, Giddyup ‘Pottyhorse’, Cannes Shorts Selections & More

Animation Block Party 2018 Presents ‘Akira’ The 15th annual ABP is gearing up to take over Brooklyn July 26-29, and Animation Magazine has learned that one of the screening highlights ... Continue Reading →
Castlevania

Frederator Animation Roster Grows Under WOW! Umbrella

Since becoming part of WOW! Unlimited Media in October of 2016, Frederator Networks has continued to be at the forefront of next-gen kids and youth animation through its Frederator ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Presents Exclusive Sneak Peek at ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

The Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) will be presenting a world exclusive screening of a (non-finalized) version of Sony Pictures Animation’s summer sequel ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
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Turner’s Christina Miller to Keynote Annecy

The latest updates on the 2018 Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) reveal that Christina Miller of Turner will be among the animation VIPs in attendance, and ... Continue Reading →