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Veteran animation director Lionel Gallat (Despicable Me, The Lorax, Flushed Away) has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for a game he created titled Ghost of a Tale. Gallat has already done most of the project’s heavy lifting, including designing, modeling, animating and rendering everything by himself. He now needs some [...]
Nickelodeon has revealed the nominees for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place March 23, airing live on the channel (and online at nick.com/KCA13) at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT. The awards, hosted by Fanboy and Chum Chum‘s Josh Duhamel, cover all aspects of the entertainment landscape. Below is an abbreviated [...]
Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green meanie and are ready to see a new CG feature adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The new Grinch outing will be directed [...]
Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated French comic-book artist and director of the animated film The Rabbi’s Cat, had harbored dreams of writing about his grandmother’s tales of life [...]
Twelve animated features are on the shortlist for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Best Animated Feature Golden Globe category. The HFPA can choose up to five films for the final nominee list. The list is very close to the familiar titles up for an Oscar nod, with the exception of [...]
Santa Monica-based Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, The Lorax) and Japanese leading broadcaster Fuji Television have made a strategic alliance in Japan. The deal brings together the creative expertise of Chris Meledandri, founder and CEO of Illumination, and Fuji Television’s senior exec managing director, Chihiro Kameyama. While no immediate co-production plans have been [...]
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a hit at the box office for Universal and Illumination Entertainment, arrives on home video ahead of a strong pack of animated and VFX releases that includes a favorite among the Bronies tribe. Directed by Chris Renaud (of Despicable Me fame), The Lorax (Universal, $29.98 DVD; $34.98 [...]
Those popular, little yellow guys from Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me franchise will be starring in their own feature. Deadline.com reports that the Minions will be the star of Illumination’s fifth feature with Universal. Gru’s little helpers will be interacting with humans in the new project, which will be written by Brian [...]
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 [...]
Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford the Big Red Dog will be wagging his tail on the big screen again, thanks to the team at Illumination Entertainment and Universal. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Illumination is planning a live-action/CG animation hybrid pic based on the books by Norman Bridwell, which were adapted into [...]