Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.
Treasures from Disney offered in $1.28+ million Heritage auction included cel and background from “Mickey’s Service Station,” 1935, from Mickey’s last black and white cartoon, which shattered estimates to finish at $98,588.
Pixar fans get a first look at the volcanic mountain Uku from the studio’s forthcoming short film, ‘Lava.’
CG animated thesis film from Ringling College of Art and Design follows the tale of red-headed Frida, the legendary luchador El Pirana, and a mysterious taco salesman.
The Meatwad Full Dome Experience offers surreal visual ride for fans; Adult Swim Fun House returns with puzzling new rooms; Series Panels for fan favorite shows and new series.
Mind Candy’s Michael Acton Smith announces, via YouTube, that he will step aside as CEO in order to focus more on the business’s creative side.
‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Regular Show,’ ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa’ and ‘Clarence’ panels, signings, screenings and more!
New app accelerates the creative design process, giving users access to a simple environment where they can develop and share various iterations of 3D objects and scenes.
‘DreamWorks Animation in Concert – Celebrating 20 Years’ to feature music and film clips from ‘Shrek,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda,’ ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ and other hit films.
Dwarf Animation studio to establish in-house training program, Dwarf Academy, with former Pixar/PDI/DreamWorks artist Minhyung Lee as Head of Training.
Emails and court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show that Sony Pictures Animation resisted efforts made by other studios to keep wages down.
Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with nods for Outstanding Animated Program going to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Futurama’ and ‘South Park,’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Go inside the world’s most technologically sophisticated and utterly endearing stop-motion film studio.
Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to present “Designing The Secret of Kells” book launch plus exclusive preview of selected scenes from upcoming ‘Song Of The Sea’ at San Diego Comic-Con.
Warner Bros. Entertainment plants its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, including presentations for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and the Wachowskis’ sci-fi action ‘Jupiter Ascending.’
A collection of stills from Signe Baumane’s debut animated feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets,' to be released in the U.S. by Zeitgeist Films in September.
The U.S. theatrical release of Signe Baumane’s debut animated feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets,’ is set for September 5 in New York and on September 12 in Los Angeles, followed by a national release.
New LA-based design & animation studio launches with projects including an animated graphics package for the NFL Network's 2014 NFL Draft coverage, and an animated Brazilian-market spot for Ecological Corredor to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.
‘Archer,’ ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ are among the participating series.
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.