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Disney animator Dan Lund has just launched a great new app that will bring smiles to anyone who enjoys those timeless knock knock jokes. The new Knock Knock app for iPads and iPhones lets kids interact with a cast of characters through a series of voice activated knock knock jokes, [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced that Stephen Colbert, of The Colbert Report fame, Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (The Help, The West Wing), Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids, The Office), Ariel Winter (Modern Family) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication, The Lorax) are on board for the upcoming film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on [...]
An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international animation circles often evokes a mixture of awe and admiration. The talented and prolific French producer and his Paris-based studio Les Armateurs [...]
How Moscow studio Wizart Animation is updating the nation’s CG industry with its first feature effort, The Snow Queen. The worlds of fairy tales and animation are inextricably linked—from the earliest days of long-form animated film, fanciful tales from around the world have found new life through the freedom of [...]
Mark March 14, 2014 as the day Angelina Jolie will begin scaring the living daylight out of young audiences. That’s the date Disney will release its live-action version of Maleficent, the retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, with Jolie in the lead role. Jude Law (Stefan) and Elle Fanning [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). Set for a March 14, 2014 release, the 3-D movie will be directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King). With a script by [...]
Fans of Tim Burton’s upcoming 3D stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will be able to catch the black-and-white toon digitally projected on IMAX’s giant screens this fall. The exhibitor announced that it will screen the digitally remastered version of the pic on October 5, 2012, day and date with its international release. [...]
When early press started coming out about Brave, Disney/Pixar’s summer 2012 release, a lot of it centered on the fact that it was the studio’s first feature film to be directed by a woman. A few short months later that publicity angle flew away like an arrow, when Brenda Chapman [...]
There’s been a lot of indie interest in the upcoming animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s best-selling book The Prophet. The intriguing pic, which is being produced by Salma Hayek and her Ventanarose shingle, is going forward with a screenplay by Roger Allers (The Lion King), who is also directing two [...]
How Disney Feature Animation blended artistry and technology to bring Beauty and the Beast into 3-D. In the midst of the stereoscopic Renaissance, with technology evolving ever more rapidly as audience demand for bigger and better 3-D features grows, it is not surprising that top studios want to give their [...]