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Otomo’s ‘Short Peace’ to Screen at Hiroshima Fest

Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will present parts of his new Short Peace anthology project at the upcoming Hiroshima Intl. Animation Festival. Produced by the animation team at Sunrise, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches Toon App

Acclaimed stop-motion house Aardman Animations (Wallace and Gromit, The Pirates! Band of Misfits) have announced the creation of their own iTunes App! The App, called Animate It!, allows ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ Set Sail on Disc

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Audiences Fall Hard for ‘Snow White’

This beauty has bite: Snow White & the Huntsman exceeded expectations by earning $56 million to land atop the box office in its opening weekend. Universal’s VFX-heavy reimagined ... Continue Reading →
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‘Men in Black 3' Debut Tops ‘Avengers’ Over Holiday Weekend

It took a vintage comic book movie franchise to topple the Avengers from its box office throne. Men in Black 3 — arriving a decade after the previous film in the series and originally ... Continue Reading →
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Universal’s ‘Battleship’ Hit Hard by ‘The Avengers’

As many had predicted Universal’s costly Battleship was sunk by Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers this past weekend. For the third week in a row, The Avengers sat atop the box office, ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Unveils Full List of Professional Conferences

Christian Jacquemart and René Broca, who have organized the wonderful professional conferences at the Annecy Animation Festival in the past few years, unveiled the full list of this ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Avengers’ Shatters Domestic B.O. Debut Records

As many had predicted, Disney/Marvel’s much-awaited The Avengers set an all-time industry record by grossing $200.3 million domestically (May4-6), shattering the previous record set ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Brings Nice B.O. Booty for ‘The Pirates!’

Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like ... Continue Reading →
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Avast! Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ to Attack Theaters This Friday!

With The Pirates! Band of Misfits Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie. We’ve all seen stop-motion family pictures, ... Continue Reading →