‘Kingsman,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Hold Up Under ‘Grey’

You might think from all the hubbub that Fifty Shades of Grey was the only movie to do well at the box office this weekend. But it was also a strong weekend for the indie comic-book ... Continue Reading →

SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →

Film Roman Invests in Bold, Original Shows

Burbank-based animation studio Film Roman, who is best known for working on shows such as The Simpsons, Beavis and Butt-head, Ultimate Spider-Man and King of the Hill is moving forward ... Continue Reading →

‘Man of Steel’s’ VFX: Building a Better Son of Krypton

The vfx gurus behind Man of Steel reveal some of the the behind-the-scenes secrets of this summer’s spectacular Superman blockbuster. Superman certainly doesn’t look his ... Continue Reading →

Miller Time

Warner Bros. Animation offers another epic chapter in the history of the Dark Knight, based on Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic. Few graphic novels have had the staying power of Batman: ... Continue Reading →

FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →

Rare ‘Calvin & Hobbes’ Drawing Sells for $107,550

Seventeen years after the last comic-strip was created by elusive artist Bill Waterson, an original Calvin & Hobbes drawing for the 1989-1990 calendar fetched $107,550 at an auction ... Continue Reading →

The Dark Knight Rewinds

Warner Bros. delivers a striking new animated feature focusing on Bruce Wayne’s first year as Batman. Many comic-book readers agree that one of the medium’s very best years was ... Continue Reading →