Bringing one of the world's most popular toys to the big screen, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie opens to $69.1 million in North America, one of the highest openings ever for an original animated movie.
‘Monuments Men’ star says U.K. not only should return art treasures to Greece but VFX jobs to the U.S.
Studio 100 Film completes pre-sales for the new feature length films Maya The Bee – Movie, Vic The Viking – Movie, Heidi - Movie and Blinky Bill – Movie and announces a new VFX partner with full service media company M.A.R.K.13.
The seventeenth edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday, March 19, with the Dutch premiere of Bill Plympton’s animated romantic comedy, Cheatin’.
Submission deadlines for the Annecy International Film Festival and Market are here; MIFA’s Head of Projects, Géraldine Baché, discusses the special focus and new vigor of the MIFA Pitch Sessions.
Snow Queen 2: The Snow King to be produced in English with top U.S. talent; Ned Lott announced as casting and voice director.
Something “pickeled” this way comes as Flint Lockwood and the gang battle an island full of crazy “foodimals.”
Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent is the first feature-length animated film made solely through hand-painted canvases.
First-ever Asian mecha live-action and animated feature film series leverages markerless iPi Motion capture software using Sony PS Eye game webcams.
Program highlights for FMX 2014 -- ‘A Realtime Experience’ -- are announced, including Transmedia projects such as the award-winning game franchise The Walking Dead, the evolution of PDI/DreamWorks, game favorites such as Beyond: Two Souls, and more.
Box office hits Frozen and Thor: The Dark World help propel Disney to outstanding earnings for the three months ended December 28.
GKIDS releases a new English-language trailer for the Academy Award-nominated Ernest & Celestine, which opens in Los Angeles on February 28 and in New York on March 14.
Disney releases a new trailer for the forthcoming DisneyToon feature, Planes: Fire & Rescue, the follow-up to last summer’s Planes.
Elton John’s Rocket Features acquires the film rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with plans to turn it into an animated feature.
V-Ray 3.0, the versatile lighting, shading, and rendering toolkit for 3ds Max from Chaos Group, delivers a powerful new feature set as well as being production-ready for teams of any size.
Jenny Fulle, Visual Effects Producer and Founder of The Creative-Cartel, and Rory McGregor, CEO of Cospective, announce an integration between Cospective’s cineSync review and approval technology and The Creative-Cartel’s JOUST digital workflow management system.
Gener8 Media Corps announces a deal with Rainmaker Entertainment to convert three animated feature films, including the upcoming Sly Cooper movie, to 3D.
Cutting Edge delivers over 116 VFX shots for Stuart Beattie’s I, Frankenstein to create a specialized ‘demon descension’ effect.
Emmanuel Lubezki wins the ASC Award in the feature film competition for Gravity at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement.
Holdovers dominate the Super Bowl weekend at the box office as Ride Along and a sing-along version of Frozen beat new entries That Awkward Moment and Labor Day.
The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate for the 2014 edition, which will present 100 new animated and live action shorts and features, opening and closing night parties, studio showcases, retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking workshops, audience voting and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony.
Stop what you're doing and take many moments to watch Hisko Hulsing's acclaimed short film, Junkyard.