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Filmgoers all around the world proved that they are still in love with J.R.R. Tolkien’s characters as Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey scored a record $84.8 million during its first weekend at the U.S. box office. The 3-D fantasy delivered the top three-day opening of all time for [...]
During his Hobbit press tour appearance in Belgium, Peter Jackson said that plans for a sequel to director Steven Spielberg’s 2011 feature The Adventures of Tintin are still on track. Originally, the plan was to have Jackson film the performance-capture portion of the sequel this past summer after he finished [...]
If you’ve been missing the popular Amblin/Warner Bros. animated series Animaniacs since it went off the air in 1999, we have some good news for you. The Hub is bringing the show back in December. The series will premiere with a four-hour marathon on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24 (4-8 [...]
We’ve got some great news for Animaniacs fans, just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday! You can catch up with the zany adventures of Yakko, Wakko and Dot as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group releases Animaniacs: Volume 4 on DVD on February 5. This 3-disc collector’s set features 24 episodes [...]
Veteran animator and director Margaret Nichols has passed away at the age of 82, reports Big Cartoon Database. The former executive board member of The Animation Guild from 1980 to 1985, died on November 5. Nichols worked at a wide range of animation studios including Warner Bros., Disney, UPA, Fleischer, [...]
A fresh crop of talent providing voices for the upcoming Lego 3D animated film, slated for a February 7, 2014 release, has been announced. The Hollywood Reporter notes that Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie have signed on for the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow flick. The Lego movie also [...]
Peter Jackson’s upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey generated a lot of interest earlier this year when the director screened part of the film in its 48 frames-per-second format. This controversial high-frame rate technology left some of the 3-D audiences unimpressed at the CinemaCon exhibitors’ convention in Las [...]
Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we now have the list of these 57 qualifying toons. The New York screening was organized by Patrick Harrison and [...]
Method Studios combined efforts of three of its locations—Los Angeles, Vancouver and London—to complete a total of 398 shots for, and was the main visual effects vender on, Warner Bros.’ Cloud Atlas. The film, directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski, explores how the actions of individuals impact [...]
Relativity Media and Dallas and Santa Monica-based Reel FX have announced they will jointly produce and finance the upcoming animated comedy Turkeys, slated for a 2014 release. Directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears A Who!) and featuring the voices of Owen Wilson (Cars) and Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games), the [...]