J.J. Abrams' record-shattering ‘Star Wars’ reboot earns $149.2 million domestically and $550.3 million overseas over Christmas weekend for a global cume of $1.09 billion through Sunday.
Veteran VFX producer brings more than 25 years of experience, including tenures at Eden FX, Digital Domain, RIOT, P.O.P., CIS Hollywood and MPC Montreal.
CG-animated comedy directed by Trevor Wall and featuring the voices of Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Loretta Devine, Michael McElhatton, Colm Meaney and Bill Nighy arrives in theaters January 15, 2016.
Vivement Lundi! and Nadasdy Film co-production is the first film directed by Elice Meng and Eleonora Marinoni; animated feature to screen in competition at Clermont-Ferrant International Short Film Festival in February.
Cinesite delivers a major visual effects sequence for the Marvel Studios production featuring Ant-Man and his evil nemesis Yellow Jacket, creating Ant-Man’s helmet in CG and full-CG characters and effects.
A man who sued DreamWorks Animation in 2011 with the claim that it stole the idea for ‘Kung Fu Panda’ from him is indicted for wire fraud and perjury in connection with a scheme to defraud the studio.
Aardman signs a deal with U.S. home entertainment partner Lionsgate for the entire ‘Shaun the Sheep’ catalogue, including seasons 1-5 and the new half hour special ‘The Farmer’s Llamas.’
BRB Internacional and Meikme release ‘Dogtanian’s Journey’ and ‘The Bet,’ the first interactive tales based on ‘Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds’ and ‘Around the World with Willy Fog.’
Overall deal includes Hasbro properties ‘G.I. Joe,’ ‘Micronauts,’ ‘Visionaries,’ ‘M.A.S.K.’ and ‘ROM.’
New mobile game, ‘Llama League,’ released to celebrate new half-hour ‘Shaun the Sheep’ TV special, ‘The Farmer’s Llamas.’
Animated feature directed by Spanish trio Headless is based on the novella, “Wish Police,” by Daniel Nayeri; veteran production exec Kirk Bodyfelt to produce.
Actress, producer and director is the recipient of The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase Animation Award 2015 for ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.’
‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘The Walk’ to compete at the Academy VFX bakeoff on Saturday, January 9, 2016.
See more than 40 pieces of concept art for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ featuring artworks by Ian McCaig, Doug Chiang, Thom Tenery, Glyn Dillon and Christian Alzmann.
With a five-day international debut of $279 million, the latest installment of the ‘Star Wars’ saga directed by J.J. Abrams has taken in $517 million globally.
Trollbäck + Company designs painterly opening titles for director Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s documentary feature, ‘Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict.’
With sci-fi feature ‘NORA’ nearing completion, Emmy Award-winning Los Angeles-based CG animation house is currently in production on ‘Pepe & Lucas’ feature.
Overall VFX supervisor talks about key visual effects sequences in Sam Mendes’ latest hit in the James Bond film franchise.
New trailer for the follow-up to Roland Emmerich’s 1996 sci-fi action thriller showcases visual effects from MPC, Scanline VFX, Image Engine and LUXX Studios.
Co-directed by Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland from a script written by Stoller, ‘Storks’ features the voice talents of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele.
The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PT at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.