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nWave Announces Global Plans for ‘House of Magic’

nWave Pictures has unveiled plans for the global release of its holiday movie The House of Magic. The charming 3-D CG-animated release, which is budgeted at $34 million opens this Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Tad: The Lost Explorer’ Now on Disc

If you haven’t managed to catch Enrique Gato’s hit adventure-comedy Tad: The Lost Explorer at one of its festival and theatrical engagements around the world, now’s ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s LoveFilm and Disney Sign a New Deal

LoveFilm and Disney have signed a new pact which allows the Amazon subscriber service to stream some of the studio’s best-loved family films on a branded on-demand service to ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →
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Studiocanal Packs for ‘French Riviera’

French company Studiocanal has joined forces with Les Armateurs to produce the upcoming animated feature French Riviera, reports Variety. Based on a story by graphic artist Richard ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s ‘Tad the Lost Explorer’ Finds New Territories

The new Spanish feature Tad the Lost Explorer is gaining momentum all over the world. StudioCanal sold Enrique Gato’s 3D-animated pic to China (Leomus), Russia (Carmen), Germany (Atlas), ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Enter Four Pics in Oscar Race

Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying ... Continue Reading →
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GKids Picks Up French Pic ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Potter’s’ Heyman Tackles ‘Paddington Bear’

David Heyman, the producer behind Harry Potter’s big screen outings, will be guiding another Brit kids lit classic by bringing Paddington Bear to theaters, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Sfar to Write, Direct Animated ‘Little Vampire’

Just coming off winning the best feature honor at Annecy for The Rabbi’s Cat, French comic-book artist turned animator Joann Sfar is set to turn his best-selling book The Little ... Continue Reading →