Pocoyo, co-produced by Zinkia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment, has scooped a Kineo Diamante al Cinema Award at the prestigious Venice Film Festival, for most successful film or TV series of the year.
The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, showcasing the world's finest animation and visual effects in a special screening version of the "Electronic Theater" from the SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference's Computer Animation Festival.
Chisinau-based studio Simpals has received five million Euros for its feature film GYPSY, making it the first feature production produced in Moldova, reports AnimationMagazine.eu.
CONTACT writer James V. Hart has been hired to write CHINESE ODYSSEY, a 3-D adventure for director Rob Minkoff, reports Variety.
Syfy is re-teaming with writer/director Nick Willing to present Neverland, his original prequel to author J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions.
"Handy Manny," the Emmy-nominated Playhouse Disney series that celebrates Hispanic culture and language through its loveable handyman, moves into primetime with an all new special, "Handy Manny Big Construction Job," premiering during Hispanic Heritage Month, MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 (7:00-7:55 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Dwayne Johnson will take the lead in the follow-up to JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3D, titled JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, reports Heat Vision.
Ain't It Cool News reports from Radio 5 in the U.K. that KICK-ASS creator Mark Millar said a KICK-ASS sequel has gotten a greenlight.
Jonathan Liebesman (BATTLE: LOS ANGELES) has inked a deal to helm Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' CLASH OF THE TITANS 2, reports Heat Vision.
David Koechner, Nicholas D'Agosto, P.J. Byrne and Ellen Wroe have joined the cast of New Line's FINAL DESTINATION 5, reports Heat Vision.
Sinqua Walls, Chris Carmack, Alyssa Diaz and Joel David Moore have been cast in SHARK NIGHT 3-D from SNAKES ON A PLANE helmer David Ellis, reports Heat Vision.
eDIT 13. Filmmaker’s Festival is proud to announce presentations of outstanding visual effects for international cinema productions.
All of Calabash Animation’s creative skills are on full display in the new surreal and highly-imaginative new spot for General Mills’ Trix cereal ''Banana Boat,'' created by agency Saatchi & Saatchi, New York.
Darwin Dimensions, maker of Evolver, the world's first web-based application that enables users to design and customize high-quality 3D characters, has announced that EvolverPro.com will be extending a special back-to-school discount to students and faculty for use in academic projects during the upcoming school year.
Lionsgate's THE LAST EXORCISM took possession of the #1 slot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of August 27-29, 2010.
AWN reported on August 18, 2010 that Jeffrey James Varab, the director of TUGGER: THE JEEP 4 X 4 WHO WANTED TO FLY, had been arrested in Osceola County, Florida on charges of securities fraud, which was originally reported in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Varab has written the following letter to give his side of the accusations against him.
Two weeks after becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 will cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office on Aug. 27, 2010, joining Alice in Wonderland as the second $1 billion film this year from The Walt Disney Studios – the first studio in history to accomplish this feat.
Freestyle Releasing and Cinemarket Films have bought U.S. distribution rights to Andrei Konchalevsky's 3-D version of THE NUTCRACKER, reports Deadline.com.
DOCTOR WHO actor Sylvester McCoy has told the Argyllshire Standard that he has been cast in THE HOBBIT.
In "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally" - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, along with Clubhouse pals Toodles, Pete, Clarabelle Cow, and Chip and Dale embark on the first annual Clubhouse road rally.