On the day of Ray Harryhausen’s 90th birthday, at the official opening of the exhibition "Ray Harryhausen - Myths and Legends" at the London Film Museum, the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation has announced its intention to deposit the Collection of the life’s work of celebrated special effects animator Ray Harryhausen at the National Media Museum in Bradford, UK.
At Friday's Inception press conference at the Beverly Hilton, director Christopher Nolan reiterated the importance of dreams in relation to his upcoming mind-bender (opening July 16 from Warner Bros.):
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS' Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are in negotiations to write and direct the LEGO movie for Warner Bros., reports VARIETY.
HEROES director and comics veteran Jeph Loeb has been hired by Marvel to head its new TV division, reports VARIETY.
ComingSoon.net talked to Illumination Ent.'s head Chris Meledandri about the designs of the Easter Bunny in the studio's upcoming HOP.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
It's the Alan Foreman Show!!! Alan briefly takes over the Forum with his one-man off-off-off-off-off Broadway Production of the Bobby McFerrin story. And guess what folks? It's Summetime! And that can mean only one thing... time to talk about the big summer blockbusters and predictions for future summer movies. Then Daphne Knouse-Frenzer and Rex Knouse-Frenzer drop by to give the kids' perspective on Hayao Miyazaki, Monsters, Monsters vs. Miyazaki, Miyazaki vs. Michel Gondy, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Foot-Spokespersons, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. And later, Joel and Alan get a special surprise from two globe-trotting pals of theirs.
The inaugural MAX event in Los Angeles is almost here. Set to take place at Club Nokia, I think I can smell the success brewing.
Walt Disney lays out revealing thoughts about what up-and-coming animators should be taught, and how.
JimHillMedia.com reports that at the Disney Holiday Showcase the studio officially announced that John Lasseter is co-directing CARS 2.
Producer John Davis has optioned the rights to Ray Bradbury's THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, reports 24 FRAMES.
ASTRO BOY director David Bowers is set to direct Fox 2000's DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 2: RODERICK RULES, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
FREAKY FRIDAY director Mark Waters is in talks to helm 20th Century Fox's adaptation of MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS, reports VARIETY.
Freida Pinto (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) has been cast in 20th Century Fox's PLANET OF THE APES prequel, RISE OF THE APES, reports VARIETY.
Who’s under the Red Hood? Bruce Timm knows, but he’s not telling. However, he answers a bevy of other questions in an interesting Q&A focused on the upcoming release of Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies.
Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer (CONAN) have been hired to write the script to DR. STRANGE for Marvel Studios, reports Deadline.com.
Nice Shoes has significantly enhanced their design division with the addition of Brian Bowman to head the department as the company's new creative director.
On the heels of serving as supervising producer on the Rubicon/MGM co-produced Pink Panther & Pals now airing on Cartoon Network, Kerry Valentine has joined the Rubicon Studios production team as head of production at the Woodland Hills, Calif. facility; it was announced by Executive Producer David J. Corbett.
This week on the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan experiments with the fine art of circular breathing and Joel achieves a record-setting number of "nows" while both puzzle over the continuing misappearance of the FFAF computer. Then, after some hard-battled man-powered guest-summoning, screen writer and Troma film starlet Adeline Colangelo enters the Forum to dish about writing for animation, how one stumbles into being a professional writer, and the finer points of like, ya know, mumble-core.
Already jam-packed with a full slate of intergalactic events, activities and attractions, Star Wars Celebration V today announced THE MAIN EVENT – a live, on-stage interview with Saga creator George Lucas hosted by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart.
Miley Cyrus has signed on to star in the paranormal thriller WAKE, based on the YA novel from Lisa McMann, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Anime Expo Los Angeles and the new - maybe even controversial - MAX event are coming soon. This should be an interesting July.