Phil Lord and Christopher Miller sign on to write the script for the sequel, as well as produce alongside Dan Lin and Roy Lee.
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Sony names Tom Rothman chairman of the Motion Picture Group; extends contract of SPE chair Michael Lynton.
Fairytale-inspired animated series for preschoolers created by children's book author Jorge Aguirre is slated to debut in Fall 2015.
New head of production with over 10 years of production experience joins MPC NY from Transistor Studios.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-winning ‘Big Hero 6’ and a digital restoration of the classic ‘Watership Down’ both land on store shelves with the rest of this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Kids TV & learning platform for preschoolers signs multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics for seven new properties; confirms forthcoming Android launch.
Original animated comedy series from creators Peter Ricq and Philippe Ivanusic follows the oddball adventures of skeleton Ben Bones and his friends.
Leveraging OuiDo’s development expertise, acquisition strengthens Technicolor’s role as animation production partner.
Sales and marketing specialist Thayer Jester joins award-winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects.
Seoul-based content company CJ E&M sells animated show to Sprout in the U.S. and Discovery Kids in Latin America.
AWN goes backstage at the 87th annual Academy Awards with Oscar winners ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Feast’ and ‘Interstellar.’
New mobile app aimed at providing kids with a broad selection of age-appropriate, family-focused videos and channels launches at 2015 Kidscreen Summit in Miami.
Academy Award-winning films are part of the Lighting & Rendering track, a recurring series of presentations among the most relevant and successful components of every FMX program.
Industry veteran has worked on feature films including ‘Tron’ and ‘X-Men: First Class,’ and commercials for high-profile brands such as Nike, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz.
Growing original kids programming slate also includes ‘Wishenpoof!’ and recently greenlit series ‘Just Add Magic’ and ‘The Stinky & Dirty Show.’
Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams and producer Roy Conli take home the award for best animated feature at the 87th annual Oscars.
Disney sweeps the animation categories at the 87th annual Academy Awards, with winsome Winston taking the prize for best animated short.
Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins the Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins over the scientific community by depicting the most accurate black hole ever seen.
New video showcases visual effects created for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ trilogy, including key battle sequences and the destruction of Laketown.
Gaumont Animation set to finance, produce and distribute all-new 2D animated series based on classic characters Laurel & Hardy.