The Stolen Princess

‘Stolen Princess’ Kicks Off International Release in Romania

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s animated feature The Stolen Princess is commencing its international theatrical roll-out, beginning with 79 screens across Romania through local distributor ... Continue Reading →
The Shape of Water

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Coco’ Win PGA Film & Animation Awards

The Producers Guild of America held its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, bestowing the prestigious Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Top 2017 Box Office

Updated 1/1/18 Galaxies far, far away and tales as old as time are still as popular as ever. With 2017 officially behind us, Disney claimed the two top U.S. box office slots with the ... Continue Reading →
The Little Prince

Content Platform Mediawan Eyes Buy of ‘Little Prince’ Studio ON

Indie European audiovisual content platform Mediawan has entered exclusive talks with the shareholders of ON Kids & Family — a respected player in kids’ animation production ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Teasing ‘Jurassic World 2′, 70 Years of Polish Animation, An Addict’s POV & More

Ventana Sur 2017: A 10-Point Wrap Variety gives the low-down on South America’s leading market, giving special props to the Animation! program, featuring a strong line-up of five ... Continue Reading →
Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →

Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →

Universal Hopes to Sell Stake in Oriental DreamWorks

Universal is looking to sell its stake in China-based Oriental DreamWorks, according to a report in The Financial Times. Universal is seeking to let go of its 45% stake in the venture ... Continue Reading →
Spooky Jack

Blumhouse Teams with DreamWorks for ‘Spooky Jack’

Jason Blum’s horror hit factory Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge) will make its first foray into animation, taking advantage of its connection to DreamWorks Animation through ... Continue Reading →