Adventurous Prince

Astro-Nomical Teams with Yiwen for ‘Adventurous Prince’ Adaptation

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment has joined forces with Yiwen Holdings in Changsha, China, to co-produce and co-finance a CG-animated feature film working titled Adventurous Prince. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Educators Forum May 5 Meeting: “Where the Jobs Are”

The 7th annual General Membership Meeting for the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum has been scheduled for May 5 at The Animation Guild in Burbank, CA. From noon to 5 p.m., ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Teams with Blue Dream for ‘Pet Robots’

Producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment has partnered with award-winning creator Scott Christian Sava (Animal Crackers film, Hyperactive book) to develop his graphic novel Pet ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Chows Down on ‘Animal Crackers’

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical film distribution arm of comedian/producer Byron Allen’s company, has snapped up rights to CG animated family feature Animal ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →
Tony Bancroft

‘Mulan’ Helmer Bancroft to Direct Chinese Musical, ‘Songhua’

Mulan and Animal Crackers helmer Tony Bancroft has signed on to direct the musical Songhua, a Chinese animated feature. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony on day two ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

Arclight’s ‘Animal Crackers’ on the Menu at Cannes

Animated family adventure Animal Crackers is making its Cannes market debut through worldwide sales manager Arclight Films. The CG flick features an all-star voice cast including Emily ... Continue Reading →
Emily Blunt

Blunt Joins Voice Cast of ‘Animal Crackers’

Emily Blunt has joined the voice cast of Animal Crackers, an animated comedy due for release in mid-2016. Blunt will join John Krasinski as a couple that inherits an old circus and ... Continue Reading →
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The Problem With Predictions

The critical success of this fall’s salsa-flavored The Book of Life got me thinking about an effort a decade ago by the Canadian company H2V to create a series of urban Hispanic-oriented ... Continue Reading →