Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Man of Steel, directed by Zack Snyder and produced by Christopher Nolan, debuts to $113.1 million over Father's Day weekend in North America and to $71.6 million overseas for a worldwide opening of $196.7 million.
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Prizewinning films are announced at the 2013 edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, with Brazil’s Uma história de amor e fúria (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury) taking home the Cristal Award for Best Feature, and Chris Landreth's Subconscious Password taking home the Cristal for Best Short.
The Jim Henson Company announces the upcoming debut of its latest property, Jim Henson's Chatter Zoo, at Licensing Expo 2013.
Entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar announces a bi-coastal expansion with the addition of Chief Development Officer Robert Blatchford (Los Angeles) and Creative Director Anna Minkkinen (New York).
French design collective CRCR collaborates with animators from around the world to create a new summer ID for Cartoon Network.
Melissa McCarthy signs on to voice star opposite Seth Rogen in DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations).
Andrew Z. Davis is named President of Production Administration for Columbia Pictures, where he will supervise all aspects of physical production including post production and visual effects for all Columbia Pictures films as well as live-action portions of films from Sony Pictures Animation.
SIGGRAPH 2013 announces a partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to bring the Marc Davis Lecture Series to Anaheim for its Keynote Session on 22 July 2013.
Following last month’s announcement of upcoming release dates for its animated feature slate, Disney announces a number of updates for the studio’s live-action projects.
With a record six animated features scheduled between Memorial Day and Labor Day, The Hollywood Reporter predicts a “brutal animation war.”
Multi-hyphenate talent Seth Green expresses his approval of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, paying his compliments to the director via Twitter.
A hit at the 2013 International Animation Film Festival underway this week in Annecy, France, the documentary feature Persistence of Vision heads to Los Angeles for screenings on June 27 & 29, and July 1 & 2.
New York-based creative group Jupiter Jones designs a dynamic show open for the 2013 NBA finals match-up between the San Antonio Spurs and the defending champion Miami Heat.
Cape Town-based animation training institution The Animation School represents South Africa at the 2013 annual Annecy Festival, with Michael Hlatswayo, one of the school’s top three performing students, selected to attend the event.
The National Film Board of Canada announces that its French Animation and Youth Studio will co-produce the latest film by world-renowned Estonian animation filmmakers Priit and Olga Pärn, entitled Pilots on the Way Home.
The just-concluded COLLIDER Digital Production Conference wraps up its inaugural three-day run in midtown Manhattan this week, including the VFX Town Hall event held on Monday, June 10.