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Tackling the Big Questions

Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, ... Continue Reading →
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Paris FX to Spotlight ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’

The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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Miller Time

Warner Bros. Animation offers another epic chapter in the history of the Dark Knight, based on Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic. Few graphic novels have had the staying power of Batman: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie’ Gets Run Over by ‘Hotel Transylvania’

The weekend box office numbers are in and it looks like Tim Burton’s highly anticipated 3-D, black and white stop-motion feature adaptation of his cult hit short Frankenweenie ... Continue Reading →
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Dawn of the Dead Pets

Director Tim Burton pays homages to his favorite monster movies and his childhood pet in the charming stop-motion gem Frankenweenie. Filmmaker Tim Burton had two great childhood loves: ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Checks in at No. 1

It was a frightfully great weekend for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania, which checked in at the number-one spot at the box office, with an estimated $43 million total in 3,349 ... Continue Reading →
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George Miller: The Eyes Have It

Hey, do you know that a feature-length version of Tim Burton’s 1984 animated short Frankenweenie is coming out? Of course you do. It’s hard not to, given the ad campaign. This week’s ... Continue Reading →
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Frankenweenie Guests on ‘Where’s My Water’ Game

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Wooding’s Kid Glove Brings ‘Viking Kong’ to MIPCOM

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Nemo’ 3D Re-release Hooks $17M in Debut

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 ... Continue Reading →