A crowded weekend at the North American box office sees Sony's CG animated feature Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 opening to $35 million, while the three other new offerings -- Ron Howard's Rush, Baggage Claim and Don Jon -- turn in mixed performances.
Opus Visual Effects produces visual effects for 3D IMAX rock ‘n’ roll film Metallica: Through the Never.
The Academy opens nominations for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature to be chosen not by just L.A.-based volunteers able and willing to attend Sunday screenings, but by a much larger group thanks to newly-granted permission to view them on screeners.
Commemorate the 25th anniversary of Hayao Miyazaki’s landmark film with My Neighbor Totoro: The Novel and an updated edition of the official film picture book featuring a special new cover design.
Composer Dominic Lewis scores time traveling turkey adventure, Free Birds, in theaters November 1, 2013.
Open Road Films releases the first teaser trailer for animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis from a screenplay by Lorne Cameron and Lepeniotis.
The two first time directors sound off on the rigors and joys of bringing a big time animated sequel to the screen.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.
Relativity Media and Reel FX Animation release a brand-new poster and second trailer for the upcoming animated film, Free Birds.
Disney releases the first theatrical trailer for its forthcoming animated feature, 'Frozen,' directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures partner on an R-rated animated film, Sausage Party, written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, and to be directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.
USC research professor will present Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors at the 2013 VIEW Conference.
The English-language cast is announced at the San Sebastián Film Festival for director Juan Jose Campanella’s 3D animated feature, Foosball.
Technicolor-owned visual effects company MPC announces plans to open a new studio in Montréal, Quebec in fall 2013.
Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures move the release date of the Minions spin-off movie from December 19, 2014, to July 10, 2015.
Playing at 318 IMAX locations this weekend, the Warner Bros. 3D re-release of 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz brings in $3.02 million.
It’s Day Four and, as I’m told is the norm in Ottawa, the weather here has changed completely. The city is now dotted with umbrellas and bathed in a beautiful sheen of water.
Rosto’s Lonely Bones and Tito on Ice by Max Andersson & Helena Ahonen take home top honors at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
The Animation Conference (TAC) has wrapped up and we are now in our third full day of festing. And I still have to fill you in on all of yesterday’s events. Here we go…
Italy’s VIEW Conference, the premier international event for computer graphics, video games, cinema, 2D and 3D animation and visual effects, has unveiled a stellar program for 2013.
In an email sent out Thursday night, Disney announces an end to its first-look deal with producer Jerry Bruckheimer in 2014.
It’s the end of Day Two of The Animation Conference (TAC) and the festival proper is in full swing, so let me get you caught up…