Japanese sword and sorcery film cost a reported $175 million, but is heading towards a $17-$20 million opening over the five-day Christmas holiday period.
Artist Anders Ramsell animates almost 35 minutes of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Blade Runner using 12,597 beautiful aquarelle paintings.
Five new nationwide releases reached theaters on Christmas Day, though none were quite strong enough to take first place away from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Although no date has yet been set, Disney’s animated hit Frozen is headed for a theatrical run in China.
French-Belgium co-production Approved For Adoption receives the Grand Prize award for best animation at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.
Forbes writer Scott Mendelson examines the implications of multi-platform branding, or the 'Cloud Atlas strategy,' for DreamWorks Animation with the launch of Turbo FAST on Netflix.
The Visual Effects Society names acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón as the recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of his extraordinary career, most recently including his landmark achievement on this year’s hugely acclaimed Gravity.
As part of HarperCollins’ ongoing product strategy to create “living and breathing” experiences for consumers, the publisher taps Aardman Digital to create The Hobbit: Official Visual Companion App, an app designed to accompany the film experience of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Still in first place over its second weekend at the box office, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug takes in $31.5 million for Warner Bros., New Line and MGM.
The English-language voice cast is revealed for Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises, opening in select North American theaters on Feb. 21, 2014.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE Studios release Scooby-Doo! Wrestlemania Mystery on March 25, 2014.
Animatricks Festival issues a call for entries for its 2014 edition, taking place in Helsinki April 25-27.
Reel FX’s new app Baby Turkey Trouble, based on the animated feature Free Birds, reaches a landmark 100,000 downloads in less than a month.
Brain Zoo Studios partners with Marvel Television on the all-new animated feature, Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United.
Six months before the highly anticipated sequel flies into theaters, the official trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 is released.
nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
Cyborgs, Monsters and Masked Men all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.
Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2013 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 86th Oscars.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.