Variety reports that the famed Russian state animation studio Soyuzmultfilm has written an open letter to Russia's prime minister Vladimir Putin requesting funds in order to survive.
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Did you know that Oscar the Grouch was once orange, or that Big Bird was once a little less feathered? Now you can watch your favorite Sesame Street Muppets from the early years with full-length Sesame Street classic television episodes, available for download exclusively on the iTunes Store at www.iTunes.com/SesameStreetClassics starting today, including the very first episode from 1969.
Harry Lennix, who played Commander Lock in the MATRIX sequels, has joined the cast of MAN OF STEEL, reports Show Blitz.
The Cuppa Coffee broadcast design team continues to enjoy a booming summer season, having recently completed four animated spots to help Ontario Place celebrate their 40th anniversary by promoting the 2011 season!
Director Rupert Wyatt and Weta VFX supervisor Joe Letteri showed off plenty of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES footage last night at CalTech.
After the runaway success of their wildly popular building sets, video game collaborations and animated shorts, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will join forces once again for an all-new adventure – their first-ever original television special.
Producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Odd Lot’s Gigi Pritzker are set to bring an adaptation of the classic videogame SPACE INVADERS to the big screen, reports Heat Vision.
With David O. Russell recently leaving UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE, LIMITLESS helmer Neil Burger has moved into the director's chair, reports ComingSoon.net.
The Holocaust has been treated by almost every medium, but rarely animation – and never by a child animator, until now. Animation short “INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST” is truly a labor of love, and a cross-generational collaboration between a world-class animation master Bill Plympton, actress Ingrid Pitt, who narrated her last film about the horror of war as she experienced as a child during the Holocaust, and a first-time 10-yr-old animator & artist Perry Chen, who is also an award-winning child film critic.
Gwendoline Christie (THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS) has been cast in the second season of GAME OF THRONES, reports ComingSoon.net.
e-on software, the leader in Digital Nature solutions today announced that the highly anticipated versions of Carbon Scatter for Maya and Cinema 4D are immediately available!
Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc. , will launch an in-house animation division, with its first title slated for release in 2014.
American Greetings has given a greenlight to a new CARE BEARS CG series, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has named Roddy McManus as the new Executive Producer of its Oscar-winning English-language Animation Studio.
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants will flood the Twitter-verse with the first-time-ever debut of an original story created exclusively for the social networking site.
Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired North American rights from Lionsgate to theatrically market and distribute Machine Gun Preacher.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and CJ Entertainment, a leading Korean film production and distribution company, today announced that the highly anticipated underwater action thriller, Sector 7, will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in Korea day-and-date on Aug. 4.
VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in the North America, announced today a collaboration with Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) to create a limited edition digital art book anthology that will be sold through VIZ Media’s Manga App, with 100% of VIZ Media’s net proceeds going to support disaster relief efforts in Japan.