Hotel Transylvania 2 Sets Record with $47.5 Million Opening

Drac’s back and hotter than ever. Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2 easily topped the box office this weekend with an estimated domestic gross of $47.5 million ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Presents ‘Making of Kung Fu Panda 3’

The organizers of VIEW Conference 2015, set for Turin, Italy Oct. 19-23 (, have announced that the 16th edition will feature a presentation on The Making of Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see for complete ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Celebration Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now available for the 2015 World Animation Celebration, set for Oct. 24-25 at Sony Pictures Animation in Culver City, Calif. Presented by Animation Libation Studios and ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor Adds Sean Mullen, David Kern in Expansion

Technicolor is expanding its animation and games division with the appointment of Sean Mullen as creative director and David Kern as games technical director. Mullen and Kern will be ... Continue Reading →

Sony Wins Bid War Over Emoji Project

Sony Pictures Animation has triumphed in a three-studio auction for an animated feature pitch inspired by those lovable 21st century pictographs: the Emoji. SPA has signed a deal with ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, Sony Book ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is developing a new animated TV series based on Sony Pictures Animation’s blockbuster CG feature, Hotel Transylvania. The show will focus on ... Continue Reading →

Movie & TV Animators OK Producers Deal

The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, set to take effect ... Continue Reading →

Only Days Left for Animation Summit Early Bird Tickets

It’s time to grab tickets for the 2015 World Animation and VFX Summit, as early bird ticket rates end June 30th. Purchase tickets through and join some of ... Continue Reading →

Culture Shocks Abound in Trailer for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Drac’s back in a new trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming feature sequel Hotel Transylvania 2. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: Drac’s pack is back for ... Continue Reading →