This year, five new nationwide releases were delivered on Christmas Day. By the weekend, however, audiences had turned their attention back to blockbuster holdovers The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen.
LOOK Effects produces the visual effects for Grudge Match; fills New Orleans arena with 10,000 fight fans.
The Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger took in roughly $34.3 million in total compensation in fiscal 2013, nearly 15 percent down from the $40.2 million he received in the previous year.
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.