The first full-length trailer for ‘The Good Dinosaur’ shows off the incredible photorealistic world built for the film as well as the more cartoonish characters that inhabit it.
Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Digital art festival meetup set for July 24th In London to host talks with Ninja Theory graphic designer and art director Alessandro Taini and concept artist Chris Rosewarne, whose film credits include ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and the forthcoming ‘Star Wars Episode VIII.’
New division to be headed by Garrick Dion; First project will be ‘Collared,’ written by Chris Osbrink and directed by ‘Juan of the Dead’s Alejandro Brugues.
Chicago-based creative studio builds on its past successes with Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’
Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.
3D combo pack, Blu-Ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment available on Digital HD on October 6; Blu-ray Combo Pack debuts on October 20.
Pixeldust Studios animates remarkable journey by NASA’S New Horizons spacecraft into furthest edge of our solar system as presented in the new documentary film, ‘The Year of Pluto.’
Flying Bark Productions confirms that Seven Network Australia is commissioning broadcaster for a brand-new series, ‘The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,’ set to air in 2016.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.
Directed by Peyton Reed and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s Ant-Man arrives in theaters on July 17, 2015.
The three-and-a-half minute reel from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage emphasizing the practical sets and visual effects created for the film.
George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.
Highlights at OIAF 2015 include ‘World of Tomorrow’ by Don Hertzfeldt, ‘Ernie Biscuit’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Sonámbulo’ from Theodore Ushev, ‘Waves ’98’ by Ely Dagher, ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag and Stromae’s ‘Carmen’ by Sylvain Chomet, and ‘A Single Life’ by the Dutch trio Job, Joris & Marieke.
Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation partner to bring ‘Hotel Transylvania’ to the small screen; New series will be developed and produced by Nelvana Studio in Toronto and is slated to launch on air in early 2017.
Annual SIGGRAPH conference offers potential candidates an opportunity to meet with Animal Logic’s recruitment team to work on ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel,’ scheduled to start production at Animal Logic Vancouver in January 2016.
Major Technicolor exhibition at MoMA, ‘Glorious Technicolor: From George Eastman House and Beyond,’ rolls into its final weeks with a full schedule of 35mm screenings of Disney and other animation classics.
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.
Taking first place at the North American box office with a $115.2 million debut, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ spinoff scores the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title.
John Knoll is re-elected to Visual Effects branch of the Academy’s Board of Governors; Bill Kroyer is re-elected to the Short Films and Feature Animation branch.
CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ presents Morph co-creator Peter Lord with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in an animation special that aired on Thursday, July 9.
From filmmakers Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ examines the prolific animator and story artist’s life from growing up in Santa Barbara, CA to his years working as an animator at Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Pixar and beyond.
The Little Red-Haired Girl from Blue Sky’s ‘The Peanuts Movie’ makes her big CG debut with the help of voice actor Francesca Capaldi.