New study compares top grossing animated children’s movies from 1937 to 2013 with top grossing films for adults.
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In an aggressive effort to tap into growing domestic and global marketplaces, China opens its first coal-fired animation studio in southern Guangdong province.
‘Monuments Men’ star says U.K. not only should return art treasures to Greece but VFX jobs to the U.S.
28 parents fell violently ill during a senior screening, all reportedly sickened after witnessing what $200,000 buys at many four-year animation programs today.
Ending weeks of speculation, China announced today it will formally relax polygon count restrictions on all CG models.
PETA files lawsuit claiming DreamWorks Animation has enslaved dragons to perform against their will in upcoming How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Following a massive manhunt, Bangalore authorities apprehend CG compositor mistakenly allowed to leave VFX production studio to take ailing grandmother to doctor.
A fully configured HP Z820 workstation tragically self-destructed Wednesday by short circuiting and bursting into flames in a desperate act of protest against being forced to work on a remake of the film Carrie.
The U.S. Depart of Labor reported yesterday that last month, animation industry employers posted 3,800 really cool job openings, though only 17 were for paid positions.
Seamus, a 33-year old male Irish animator in his prime, captured by authorities while bus touring through Kuala Lumpur in 2007, is one of the reasons hope remains for the Malaysian animation industry.
The coming wave of summer 3D blockbuster movies is expected to push the price of analgesics used to combat headaches up an average of 6% nationwide, according to an FDA spokesman.
Faced with a mandate to find less expensive ways to explore space following a series of massive budget cuts, NASA has hired pioneering visual effects studio ILM to animate upcoming Mars exploration efforts rather than actually build rockets and send astronauts to the Red Planet.
In a hastily assembled Friday press conference, five of the world’s top animation studios announced that by 2018, all their animated feature film and TV work will be produced by cage-free animators.
Studios must do more to curb obesity, as commissary operation costs and productivity losses from afternoon naps are rising at an alarming rate, a group of international health officials are warning.
The recent Adobe CS6 program suite preview has generated huge buzz within the software pirate community, putting bootleggers on notice an upgrade to their biggest seller in on the way.
On the heels of their wildly popular digital resurrection of rapper Tupac Shakur, Digital Domain announced they have successfully “resurrected” Disney’s Nine Old Men as holograms with plans to have them co-direct a new animated feature film.
Eastern Whittier State University will be screening a program of senior thesis films by graduating animation students, almost all of whom will never find jobs in animation.
It looks as if the brainchild of director Luc Besson and the Sesame Workshop will have to proceed without the talents of action star Jason Statham, who this past Friday officially bowed out of a planned preschool animated series based on the Transporter movie franchise.
A&E announced it has greenlit production on a new original unscripted real-life series, Animation Festival Jury Wars, a candid look into the vicious and cutthroat world of pre-selection jurying, where back-stabbing, chair throwing, hair pulling and name calling are common.
The brainchild of two former animators, IOnlyDateAnimators.com has reached a milestone, claiming to have signed up its 45th subscriber after only 6 months online.
The recent success of The Hunger Games has lead to a frenzy of rights licensing for fresh culinary-themed properties as studios try to turn the contemporary foodie craze into the next big formulaic feature franchise hit machine.
Two men are in custody after they were apprehended stealing 40 palettes of 'Mars Needs Moms' DVDs, worth an estimated $285.00, from the shipping dock of a Texarkana Walmart.
French authorities claim four web portals aimed to “stifle the competition” by fixing the price of buying films online at €0.
Recent satellite images of a North Korean military complex show what appear to be rows of Tardises lined up next to a flatbed truck filled with Daleks, alongside other evidence of extensive and accelerated preparations for what Defense Dept. officials are calling a Doctor Who Convention.