Doug

Grid Animation Teams with ‘Doug’ Co-Creator, Element 8 for ‘Horrible Tales’

Grid Animation and its European parent company Tinker Group are teaming up with Doug co-creator Joe Aaron and LA-based Element 8 Entertainment for a new off-kilter animated series: ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Top 2017 Box Office

Updated 1/1/18 Galaxies far, far away and tales as old as time are still as popular as ever. With 2017 officially behind us, Disney claimed the two top U.S. box office slots with the ... Continue Reading →
Porg

It’s a ‘Jedi’ vs. ‘Jumanji’ Christmas Weekend!

Audiences are expected to flock to movie theaters this holiday weekend to catch up on the latest family movies served up by the studios. Industry observers are predicting Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
Dark Crystal

Sony Plans 4K Debut & Blu-ray Return of ‘Dark Crystal’

Fans of Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s masterful fantasy epic The Dark Crystal are in for a treat next spring, as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment brings the film to 4K Ultra HD for the ... Continue Reading →
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MWM Backs New Media Co. Wonderstorm from Riot Games Alums

MWM (formerly Madison Wells Media), a diversified entertainment and media company founded by Gigi Pritzker and Clint Kisker, is backing newly formed “story and play” studio ... Continue Reading →
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Game School Online Opens Winter Enrollment

Game School Online — the first and only tuition-free online videogame development school, launched in April — has opened enrollment for its winter term, which begins in ... Continue Reading →
Mr. Magoo

Xilam’s ‘Mr. Magoo’ Finds New Fans in Asia

Paris-based studio Xilam Animation has announced a raft of series sales in time for the Asia TV Forum this week. The studio has signed a presale for its brand new animated series Mr. ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’ Sweeps the Box Office in U.S. and China

Coco, Disney/Pixar’s Day of the Dead-themed movie, certainly brought the U.S. box office to life with a $71.2 million Thanksgiving Weekend. Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian ... Continue Reading →
The Star

‘The Star’ and ‘Breadwinner’ Deliver Good Weekend Numbers

While the live-action Warner/D.C. feature Justice League landed on top of the weekend box office, two animated features Sony’s The Star and GKIDS The Breadwinner also performed ... Continue Reading →
Paddington 2

WB Wins Bid War for ‘Paddington 2’

Deadline reports that StudioCanal’s charming family sequel Paddington 2 has been snatched up for US distribution by Warner Bros., following a scramble to find the little bear from ... Continue Reading →