James Gunn

James Gunn Axed as ‘Guardians’ Director Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn has been fired from his directing gig on Disney/Marvel’s hit Guardians of the Galaxy film series following the exposure of social media posts from before his association ... Continue Reading →
The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice

‘Snow Queen 3’ Heads to Southern Africa

Wizart Animation announced that The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice — the third installment in its globally successful feature franchise — is heading south for a debut theatrical ... Continue Reading →
Mavka

FILM.UA Secures Cannes Sales for ‘Mavka,’ ‘Stolen Princess’

Ukraine’s FILM.UA Group has closed out the 2018 Cannes Marche du Film with new deals for Animagrad’s animated feature offerings: Mavka. The Forest Song (which made its pre-sales ... Continue Reading →
Golden Trailer Awards

19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... 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 →
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Daily News Bytes: Trailering ‘Teen Titans GO!’, ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’; Disney Knuckles in on ‘Ivan’; & More!

How to Introduce a Universe in 3 Minutes Learn how the Cellarius team created an animated launch short to introduce Earthlings to its transmedia cyberpunk franchise that leverages blockchain ... Continue Reading →
Big Hero 6 The Series

‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ Sets Premiere Weekend Event for June

The highly anticipated continuation of Hiro’s adventures in San Fransokyo Big Hero 6 The Series will launch with a big premiere weekend with two back-to-back episodes on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy Full Program, WIA Summit Lineup Revealed

It’s official: the full program for the 2018 Annecy Festival was announced Monday at a press conference held by Patrick Eveno, Mickaël Marin and Marcel Jean at the Cinémathèque ... Continue Reading →
Yellow Submarine

‘Yellow Submarine’ Returns to Theaters for 50th Anniversary

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Yellow Submarine — a psychedelic 2D adventure inspired by The Beatles — Apple Corps Ltd. has joined forces with Abramorama and Universal ... Continue Reading →
Mulan

Disney Pushes Live ‘Mulan’ to 2020, Dates Multi-Studio Slate

Walt Disney Studios has penciled in its feature film calendar, announcing dates for its release slate through 2022. This includes openings for Disney-Pixar animated projects, live-action ... Continue Reading →