Category: Films

Headline News Sony Pictures Animation Unveils Updated Production Slate

Sony Pictures Animation announces an update to their production slate which includes a new Smurfs movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, and an all-new CG animated take on the classic Popeye.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Makes $40.1M Debut

Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.

Headline News Shout! Factory, EuropaCorp Bring ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’ to North America

Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp enter into a new exclusive picture deal to distribute the new CG- animated motion picture Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stephane Berla in North America.   

Headline News Merlin Teams up with DreamWorks for ‘Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure’

Merlin Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation announce a new collaboration to create Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, a unique, interactive attraction based on Shrek and his friends.

Headline News FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘Disruptive Education’

Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.

Headline News Montreal Stop Motion Fest Issues 2014 Call for Entries

The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.

Headline News Cartoon Saloon, Aircraft Productions to Co-Produce ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Non-Stop’ Makes $30M Debut

Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.

Headline News ‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot’ Win Animation Oscars

Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.

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