Terra Willy

‘Terra Willy’ Takes Off with International Pre-Sales

French CG feature Terra Willy has been picked up around the world in a raft of international pre-sales, launched at Cannes by BAC Films (producer with TAT Prod.) Presented “In Development” ... Continue Reading →
Little Jules Verne

ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes

French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
Dave Michener

Disney Animation Artist Dave Michener Dies Age 85

Dave Michener, an animator and story artist with Disney for more than three decades, died at home in Los Angeles on February 15 from complications caused by a virus. He was 85 years ... Continue Reading →
Peter Naylor

Hulu Announces Major DreamWorks Deal, 20M+ Subscriber Milestone

Streaming platform Hulu revealed the news that it has surpassed 20 million subscribers in the US during its 2018 upfront event in New York on Tuesday. While it still has a ways to go ... Continue Reading →
Tito and the Birds

‘Tito and the Birds’ Flocks to Indie Sales

Ahead of its premiere at the Annecy festival in June, Brazilian animated family feature Tito and the Birds has been picked up by Paris-based Indie Sales, which has helped bring the ... Continue Reading →
Big Fish and Begonia

‘Big Fish & Begonia’: A Magical, Mystical Tale

***This article originally appeared in the April ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** After a successful run on the festival circuit, the Chinese feature Big Fish & Begonia ... Continue Reading →
Spice Girls

Spice Girls Bringing Girl Power to Animation in Superhero Flick

UK pop princesses the Spice Girls will be giving a new meaning to their “girl power!” catch phrase by voicing animated alter egos in a new superhero-themed movie. Variety reports ... Continue Reading →
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Fun Academy Presenting ‘Sgt. Stubby’ Premiere as Kids’ Charity Benefit

Fun Academy Motion Pictures is uniting with Variety – the Children’s Charity of Southern California to co-host the world premiere of animated family feature Sgt. Stubby: An ... Continue Reading →
The Recall VR Abduction

FIU’s CARTA Arts College Teams with Bridgegate on VR Studio-Lab

Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with innovative Hollywood tech and VR content company Bridgegate Pictures ... Continue Reading →
Loren Bouchard

Apple Polishes New Series Deal for Bouchard

Digital titan Apple is getting all of its programming ducks in a row. Variety reported today that Bob’s Burger creator Loren Bouchard and 20th Century Fox are preparing new animated ... Continue Reading →