Richard Percy Jones, who voiced the title character in Disney's 1940 animated film ‘Pinocchio,’ dies at the age of 87 from undetermined causes.
Disney is developing a live-action take on its 1941 animated classic ‘Dumbo,’ adding a unique family story that parallels the baby elephant’s story.
Second edition of the online film festival received nearly 1,000 submissions from film-makers representing 70 countries.
Hornet director Julia Pott teams with illustration powerhouse Julia Rothman to create a whimsical spot, “Beauty Grew All Around,” for the Regency Beauty Institute.
Netflix hires former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role heading up original kids and family programming.
Film retrospective to include ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘A Cat in Paris,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘Tales of the Night,’ ‘Eleanor’s Secret,’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Mia & the Migoo’ and ‘Nocturna,’ as well as a selection of short films from the GKIDS-produced New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
Portland-based animation and visual effects studio BENT Image Lab signs Yvette Represents as its new West Coast rep.
Following Michael Carrington’s move to Zodiak Kids, HIT Entertainment names Warner Bros. Animation’s Christopher Keenan as VP, Creative & Executive Producer.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
In collaboration with convenience store giant Wawa, Blacklist animation studio Golden Wolf creates two spots celebrating Wawa's Hoagiefest Summer of Love.
Aardman teams with UK ad agency Johnny Fearless to create a new film and campaign commemorating the First World War Centenary.
The network pays homage to some of the biggest names in animation with special showcases from animation icons including Joan Gratz, Norman McClaren, Paul Driessen and Blur Studios.
Deal sees sassy tweens in ‘Lola & Virginia’, slapstick creatures of ‘Larva’ season 2, the healthy pair in Vitaminix and season 1 of ‘Lucky Fred’ all launch on the Movistar España VOD platform this summer.
The Pimp waxes nostalgically about his early affection for the game of baseball…and shares some baseball-themed animated shorts.
Directed by Antoine and Tarik Hamdine, the half-hour CGI comedy was commissioned by French broadcaster M6 and coproduced with DQ Entertainment.
Proposals for projects aimed at children age 6–12 are now being accepted for the PITCH THIS! sessions at The Animation Conference (TAC) during The Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Award-winning animator David OReilly releases his first video game, an ambient procedural mountain simulator called ‘Mountain.’
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the selection of films competing in the Feature Film Category at this year’s Festival running September 17-21.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
Adapted from the classic French comic series by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the CG animated feature is directed by Alexandre Astier and Louis Clichy.
Studio Ghibli releases the first trailer and a new poster for its forthcoming feature, ‘When Marnie Was There,’ from ‘The Secret World of Arriety’ director Yonebayashi Hiromasa.