Ready Player One

‘Ready Player One’ Brings the OASIS Home in July

Home audiences can immerse themselves in an incredible virtual universe all over again when Steven Spielberg’s gameworld action-adventure Ready Player One arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg’s NewTV Video Startup Raises $800 Million

Former DreamWorks Animation leader Jeffrey Katzenberg has secured about  $800 million in financing for his video startup NewTV. Bloomberg reports that the company will use the money ... Continue Reading →
Stephen Spielberg

Spielberg Responds to Carl’s Jr. SpielBurger Campaign

Since Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg’s much-anticipated homage to gaming and ’80s pop culture, opens in theaters today (with a 77 % rating on Rotten Tomatoes), it’s a good ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Ready Player One’ an Animation Contender? New ‘Hell to Pay’ Clip & More

Estonia Announces First Batch of Animation Grants for 2018 The national film institute at Tallinn has allotted 214,000 EUR ($260K USD) to artists and studios such as Chintis Lundgren ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Spielberg Says ‘Tintin 2′ Is Not Dead

Fans of Tintin, the popular comic-book character created by Belgian artist Hergé and adapted into several TV series and the 2011 motion-capture feature directed by Steven Spielberg, ... Continue Reading →
Ready Player One

Trailer: Iron Giant Rises Again in Extended ‘Ready Player One’ Spot

Warner Bros. has released a new, extended trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming immersive-gaming fantasy Ready Player One, showing us more of the OASIS virtual world where pop culture ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Taylor

Producer Melissa Taylor Named Joint Biz Dev Head at Framestore

Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore has appointed Melissa Taylor as Global Joint Head of Business Development. The highly regarded producer has worked with some of the world’s biggest ... Continue Reading →
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

No One’s Playing in ‘Fallen Kingdom’ Game Day Trailer

Universal Pictures let something big and bad loose on Super Bowl Sunday, when viewers first got to see star Chris Pratt come face-to-teeth with a new, terrifying dinosaur hybrid (of ... Continue Reading →
Wellesley Wild

‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

‘Coco’ Wins Pixar’s 8th Golden Globe for Animation

Pixar Animation Studios’ magical, music-filled ode to Mexican traditions Coco was announced as the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Animated at Sunday ... Continue Reading →