World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →

Lord and Miller Directing Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Tale

Lucasfilm announced that The LEGO Movie directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord will direct a Star Wars Anthology series feature film about young Han Solo. Due in theaters May 25, ... Continue Reading →

Building Up to Epic

Writer-director Dean DeBlois steers Hiccup, Toothless ... Continue Reading →
Richard Edlund

Devil & Demon Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund to the Board

Supercharged computer manufacturer The Devil & Demon Strategy ( is welcoming renowned visual effects creator Richard Edlund to its board of directors. A seven-time ... Continue Reading →

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Cast Confirmed

If you felt this morning a disturbance in The Force, you weren’t alone. Disney and Lucasfilm officially announced the cast for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, including the ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Star Wars’ Pic Will Be Out on Dec. 18, 2015

So yesterday, after much fanfare, Disney and Lucasfilm confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VII will be released on December 18, 2015. “We’re very excited to share the official ... Continue Reading →
Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan to Write New ‘Star Wars’ Script

Even Oscar-winning in-demand writers like Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3, Little Miss Sunshine) can be at the mercy of the whims and changes of studios and projects. It was just announced ... Continue Reading →

2013 VES Summit Sets Speakers, Content

The Visual Effects Society has confirmed featured sessions for the fifth annual VES Summit, with the theme “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Panel Is a Huge Hit at Comic-Con

The folks at DreamWorks Animation put on a terrific show on the first day of Comic-Con on Thursday (July 18). Studio chief creative officer Bill Damaschke, directors David Soren (Turbo), ... Continue Reading →

It’s Official: Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Pic

While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →