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Louisiana-based studio Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The Numberlys) is working on a new augmented reality experience for Sony’s PlayStation 3 Wonderbook. Wonderbook is an interactive book that uses Augmented Reality technology and PlayStation Move products to bring stories to life before your eyes. Wonderbook: [...]
Doug TenNapel’s graphic novel Cardboard is being produced as animated feature by Fox Animation, Chris Wedge’s Wedgworks and The Gotham Group. Variety reports that actor Tobey Maguire will also be involved as producer and possibly lends his voice to the film as well. Blue Sky co-founder Chris Wedge (Ice Age) [...]
Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony on October 22 [...]
A lot of solid buzz has been building around DreamWorks’ upcoming holiday movie Rise of the Guardians, which unites Santa Claus with the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost against the dark forces of Pitch (aka The Boogeyman). You can get a look at the latest [...]
Good Morning America got a first look at the upcoming animated adventure Epic from Fox and Blue Sky Studios—based on William Joyce’s kids book The Leaf Men, and formerly titled such. The 3-D CG adventure is set to hit theaters May 24, 2013. Directed by Chris Wedge (Ice Age, Robots), [...]
We’re happy to note that former Animag editor Bill Desowitz has penned a fantastic new book about the 50-year evolution of James Bond. The book, which is titled James Bond Unmasked features interviews with all six actors who have portrayed Ian Fleming’s famous character—Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy [...]
As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head Jeffrey Katzenberg has made a habit of launching his big animated titles (Shrek, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Puss [...]
Select members of the media got a sneak peek Wednesday at footage from DreamWorks Animation’s 2012 releases: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and Rise of the Guardians. The studio showed 25 minutes of Madagascar 3, due out June 8, and about 15 minutes of footage from Guardians, up for release [...]
After several months of collecting critics’ and guild trophies, Paramount’s underdog feature Rango took home the Best Animated Feature Oscar during a star-studded ceremony held at the Kodak Theater on Sunday (Feb. 25). Directed by Pirates of the Caribbean veteran Gore Verbinski and animated by the talented folks at ILM, [...]
ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical programs will give audiences around the country an opportunity to watch the nominated shorts in the animation, live-action and documentary categories prior to [...]