Examining the collaborative design process behind Pixar Animation Studios, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum presents ‘Pixar: The Design of Story” from Oct. 8 through Aug. 7, 2016.
Directed and written by Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation founder Gary Wang, animated feature ‘Little Door Gods’ will be released in China on January 1, 2016.
Two weeks after its release, Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ narrowly beats out Sony’s new action-comedy ‘Pixels’ at the North American box office.
Sony Pictures Animation wins a three-studio auction for an animated movie pitch centering on emoji; project is to be directed by Anthony Leondis and produced by Michelle Raimo Kouyate.
DreamWorks Animation re-sells its 13-acre Glendale campus under a deal worth $15 million to the cash-strapped studio led by Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Triggerfish Animation Studios opens continent-wide storytelling talent search in Africa with the launch of the Triggerfish Story Lab; studio to invest US$3.5 million over three years.
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New two-minute, 20-second trailer from Sony Pictures Entertainment is filled with plenty of action and intrigue as Bond uncovers the existence of the sinister organization known as SPECTRE.
Led by VFX/CG Supervisor Timothy Hanson, ZOIC Studios employs RealFlow to help create simulations for Marvel blockbuster ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ completing nearly 100 shots for the movie.
Can’t-miss offerings include ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along, ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary, ‘Star Wars,’ and secret special guests.
Blu-ray combo pack includes more than 90 minutes of high-octane special features; ‘Mad Max 4-Film Blu-ray Anthology’ set also available September 1.
Leading trade organization honors esteemed post-production executive with special award on the 10th anniversary of the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards.
The first full-length trailer for ‘The Good Dinosaur’ shows off the incredible photorealistic world built for the film as well as the more cartoonish characters that inhabit it.
Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Digital art festival meetup set for July 24th In London to host talks with Ninja Theory graphic designer and art director Alessandro Taini and concept artist Chris Rosewarne, whose film credits include ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and the forthcoming ‘Star Wars Episode VIII.’
New division to be headed by Garrick Dion; First project will be ‘Collared,’ written by Chris Osbrink and directed by ‘Juan of the Dead’s Alejandro Brugues.
Chicago-based creative studio builds on its past successes with Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’
Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.
3D combo pack, Blu-Ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment available on Digital HD on October 6; Blu-ray Combo Pack debuts on October 20.
Pixeldust Studios animates remarkable journey by NASA’S New Horizons spacecraft into furthest edge of our solar system as presented in the new documentary film, ‘The Year of Pluto.’
Flying Bark Productions confirms that Seven Network Australia is commissioning broadcaster for a brand-new series, ‘The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,’ set to air in 2016.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.