Le Vision, Rob Minkoff Partner for Animated ‘Wolf Totem’

Los Angeles-based Le Vision Pictures USA has entered into a two-picture deal with The Lion King director Rob Minkoff and producing partner Pietro Ventani (under their Flying Tigers ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Creatives Talk ‘The Prophet’

Animation professionals from around the world gathered to hear the first panel of November 2 at the World Animation and VFX Summit at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA. ... Continue Reading →

‘Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’ Set for Nov. 22

The animated epic of The Lion King will continue with the premiere of primetime TV movie The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar on Sunday, November 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →

Pop Twist Takes on ‘Little Big Panda’

L.A.-based distributor Pop Twist Entertainment has taken on rights for 3D animated film Little Big Panda, on behalf of Benchmark Entertainment Picture Productions GmbH. Pop Twist will ... Continue Reading →

Disney Announces ‘Lion Guard’ TV Movie

The epic animated sweep of Disney’s The Lion King will be extended this fall as Disney Channel premieres The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar — an all-new, primetime television ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars, Marvel Attractions Planned for Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland, set to open to the public in Spring 2016, will contain six themed lands (Mickey Avenue, Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove and ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Animated Box Office Champs of All Time

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of the animated box office champs of all time. They are: Frozen — $1.3 billion Toy Story 3 — ... Continue Reading →

Trailer for ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ Tantalizes

Aug. 7 can’t come quick enough for animation fans waiting to see Salma Hayek’s passion project: an animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. Adapting one of the most ... Continue Reading →

‘The Prophet’ to Premiere as Annecy Opener

The annual Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 15-20) will this year host the premiere of producer Salma Hayek’s artful adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s The ... Continue Reading →

‘Brother Bear’ Director Bob Walker Dies

Disney artist and Oscar-nominated director Bob Walker died suddenly April 1 at his home in California at age 54. According to his hometown paper, the Ottawa Citizen, the suspected cause ... Continue Reading →