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Disney has launched “10 Days of Frankenweenie,” a new, free level pack for its hit mobile game Where’s My Water? Free. Inspired by Disney’s stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton, the level pack features new black and white levels that combine the film’s retro look and feel [...]
Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under the new shingle is Viking Kong, an animated comedy for 6-11 year olds. The new Kid Glove is organized into three divisions. Kid Glove [...]
More than $17 million poured in the box office coffers this weekend for Disney-Pixar’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. A solid showing, it still was only good enough for second place for the weekend. The winner this weekend was Resident Evil: Retribution. Based on the popular video game series, [...]
An inventive, English-language version of Jiří Barta’s acclaimed stop-motion feature Toys in the Attic arrives in the U.S. this month. It looks like Cowboy Woody and Buzz Lightyear have some interesting competition this month. The new English-language version of Czech animator Jiří Barta’s Toys in the Attic (originally titled In [...]
LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the zombie-filled family movie now has a $28.3 million domestic cume and a $36 million worldwide total since its release [...]
Tim Burton’s much-anticipated black-and-white stop-motion feature Frankenweenie is set to open the 56th BFI London Film Festival on October 10, a week before its London opening. Based on Burton’s 1984 student short, the Disney feature showcases the voices of Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau and Winona Ryder. The story [...]
LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the reignited enthusiasm for stop-motion techniques. Major studios have released or unveiled plans to release films using this classic medium—and the start [...]
Komixx Entertainment will take its new children’s stop-motion animated series, Toby’s Travelling Circus (52×10’) to this year’s MIPJr and MIPCOM. The show follows the exciting and adentures of Toby—a carefree seven year-old who is the World’s youngest Ringmaster —brought to life by a word-class UK production team. The show has [...]
Grab your lab coats, boys and girls! Discovery Science Center (DSC) is partnering with the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to host a Frankenweenie Science Fair, “Sparking an Interest in Science,” in conjunction with the October 5 release of the Disney stop-motion flick directed by Tim Burton. In the [...]
We have lots of awesome animated features coming our way in the next few months. Which one of the following pics are you most excited about seeing? ParaNorman Hotel Transylvania Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie Rise of the Guardians Wreck-It Ralph