Prime Focus Limited announces the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World and visual effects provider Double Negative; combined entity will be the world’s largest integrated VFX, 3D Conversion & Animation services company.
A new trailer and four new character posters are released for the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ live-action reboot directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michael Bay.
Beijing Pangu Investments, Ltd. and Paramount Pictures resolve the accusation that the studio breached its promise to feature the distinctive Pangu Plaza in the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ film set to premiere Friday, June 27.
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ takes first place at the international box office with $44.7 million; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in second place with $43.5 million.
Less than a month ahead of the film’s release, Fox unleashes the final trailer for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’
Pixar announces details for its forthcoming feature, ‘Inside Out,’ along with a new short film, ‘Lava,’ directed by Pixar’s head of animation James Ford Murphy.
With Scott Derrickson set to direct, Marvel Studios negotiates with Jon Spaihts to write the script for ‘Doctor Strange.’
Led by VFX Supervisor Gary Brozenich and DFX Supervisor Matt Middleton, MPC delivers the finale sequence for ‘Edge of Tomorrow.’
Producer Neal Moritz is working on a big-screen version of the $1 billion video game franchise, which is being written by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.
ShortsHD strikes its biggest movie deal to date, acquiring Oscar-nominated animation icon and pioneer Bill Plympton’s entire library of award winning shorts and feature films for global distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms.
Vancouver-based entertainment company standardizes on the Shotgun production management and review system for secure, efficient collaboration with clients and partners.
A first look at Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG animated feature film ‘Popeye’ surfaces at the 2014 Licensing Expo currently underway in Las Vegas.
Anna Kendrick lands the lead voice role in ‘Trolls,’ director Mike Mitchell’s musical comedy for DreamWorks Animation.
Warner Bros. is in the early stages of launching a new live-action Scooby-Doo feature, with screenwriter Randall Green set to write the script.
Colin Firth exits the CGI/live-action family film ‘Paddington,’ noting that “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.”
The Oscar-nominated French director of ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ moves forward with ‘The Thousand Miles,’ a live-action/hand-drawn animation hybrid film inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings of Federico Fellini.
Highly anticipated new CG-animated motion picture directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stéphane Berla to be released simultaneously in theaters and on VOD Wednesday, September 24, 2014.
Digital Domain’s Kelly Port and Darren Hendler discuss the blood, sweat and motion capture work that went into the visual and digital effects of Maleficent.
Highly-anticipated sequels ‘22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ take the top two spots at the North American box office.
Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.
TWC-Dimension releases the first full-length trailer for the CG/live action hybrid feature ‘Paddington.’