Following a deal signed by Zinkia Entertainment and RAI 2, the animated preschool series Pocoyo (104 x 7 minutes), co-produced by Zinkia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment, is to debut this month on the Italian state channel RAI 2.
Ian McKellan, who played Gandalf in the LORD OF THE RINGS series, announced on his website that the pair of HOBBIT films will start shooting in June in New Zealand.
New Zealand actors Taika Waititi and Temuera Morrison (STAR WARS prequels) have joined the cast of GREEN LANTERN, reports HEAT VISION.
Dakota Goyo (RESURRECTING THE CHAMP) has been cast as Hugh Jackman's son in DreamWorks' REAL STEAL, reports VARIETY.
Fox is in talks with James Cameron to bring an extended version of AVATAR to theaters in late summer, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Russian cg technology company Exlevel, makers of the Autodesk 3ds Max plug-in GrowFX, has released a new version. The product allows you to build plants and other objects that grow in various directions.
Digimation, a leading provider of 3D content, software, and custom services to the entertainment and defense industry, today announced the release of BonesPro 4, its powerful, easy to use skeletal deformation system.
With Robert Zemeckis' biggest Disney ally gone, former Chairman Dick Cook, and amid drastic cost-cutting by the new management team -- and being overshadowed by AVATAR -- Walt Disney Studios is closing the producer-director's ImageMovers Digital studio in San Rafael, by Jan. 2011.
Now with the crazy award season over, AWN offers readers a chance to catch up with all the adventures of the animation nominees.
ZODIAC director David Fincher is still pushing a 3D animated version of HEAVY METAL with all-star directors attached, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Premiere is in production on Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, an all-new, live-action/CG movie follow-up to 2009’s record-setting Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, it was announced today by Eva Davis, EVP and General Manager, Warner Premiere.
A gallery show lures the Miscweant away from his laptop and into a refined repository of fantabulous imagery – to watch cartoons.
Alice in Wonderland -Tim Burton puts a brand new and yet thoroughly classical twist on this timeless favourite!
At its 2010 annual upfront presentation which featured top talent across the worlds of television, music and film, Nickelodeon today announced a slate of new programming that will be added to the network’s 2010-11 schedule...
Check out the pics from AWN/Acme Filmworks party. A gathering of the who's who of the animation community.
DreamWorks had a full day for the Oscar nominees when they came to visit. Here are their adventures in pictures.
In L.A., the nominees visted agencies ICM, CAA and William Morris. Here is their visits in pictures.
On the first day of the Los Angeles leg of the Oscar Showcase tour, the nominees had a chance to see the famed MGM backlot and the new Sony studios. Here are a collection of pics from the day.
And depending on how my Friday and Saturday goes – this is Tokyo, after all –, I might even try some live blogging; bring you some images and a report or two straight from the source. Hell, maybe I’ll even get a twitter and blow smoke up the rear of my mundane wait in the airport.