Universal’s long-awaited dinosaur feature beats out the May 2012 launch of ‘The Avengers’ with a $208.8 million domestic debut, and becomes the first film to cross $500 million worldwide in a single weekend.
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Multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool hit co-produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group appoints Germany’s Super RTL to represent merchandising across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Costing $180 million to produce, Brad Bird’s live action fantasy adventure could see up to $140 million in losses by the time it finishes its global rollout.
London-based production collective th1ng signs Stockholm directorial collective Happycamper for U.S. representation; globally respected motion designers and directors to bring rogue creative style Stateside.
‘Frozen’ fans join Academy Award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for the largest ‘Frozen’ sing-along ever at special D23 EXPO 2015 event.
As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method Studios delivers 247 complex VFX shots for ‘San Andreas,’ including the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city.
Roster of voice talent for Pixar’s upcoming movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’ includes Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Steve Zahn, AJ Buckley, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand, Marcus Scribner and Jack Bright.
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Retro videogame-themed art extravaganza iam8bit celebrates its 10th anniversary with a legendary exhibit coinciding with E3, opening June 18, 2015 at the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles.
The Animation Show of Shows -- dedicated to restoring, preserving and promoting exemplary animated short films with the world -- will be brought to the public for the first time with a new non-profit initiative.
Los Angeles-based independent filmmaker Pablo Fernández Eyre creates an animated tribute to George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’
New teaser offers the first official look at the film’s main characters, Officer Judy Hopps, a bunny voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Bateman’s fast-talking fox, Nick Wilde.
Adobe plans to integrate Mixamo’s technology into Photoshop so designers can more easily create, customize, manipulate, rig and animate 3D objects.
Voice actors Tara Strong, Cathy Cavadini and E.G. Daily take to Twitter to express their disappointment over the recasting of the show’s title characters.
ASC president Richard Crudo is re-elected for his sixth term; Owen Roizman, Kees Van Oostrum and Lowell Peterson are re-elected as vice presidents.
Rainmaker Entertainment to serve as animation facility for the fourth installment in the titled series directed by David Feiss, head of story on the original ‘Open Season’ movie.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
The consumer products campaign for Disney’s mega-hit animated movie ‘Frozen’ takes top honors for Overall Best Licensed Program and Best Film, Television, or Entertainment (Animated) Program at the annual International Licensing Awards.
Nelvana, the Topps Company, Nickelodeon and Playmates partner on new girl’s action series, ‘Mysticons,’ set to launch in 2017.
Now available on disc, CJ Entertainment is releasing the new animated family adventure featuring the voices of Melanie Griffith, Jane Lynch, William Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin and Rob Schneider in theaters on June 12.
LACO @ The Movies celebrates Walt Disney Animation Studios in an evening of eye-popping animation with orchestral scores performed live by The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Watters.
Annual short film showcase establishes itself as a non-profit to preserve, restore and promote animated short films, and also announces the launch of a Kickstarter campaign with an eye towards theatrical distribution.
VFX house Digital Domain is honored at the 2015 AICP Awards for Best Visual Effects for its work on the Destiny “Become Legend” commercial.
Cartoon Network reveals new character artwork and key castings for reboot of beloved franchise created by Craig McCracken making its world debut in 2016.