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Bafta Headline News

‘Gumball’ Gets Fourth Consecutive BAFTA Children’s Award Nomination

Nominations in the International category include ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘SpongeBob SquarePants,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and preschool series ‘Doc McStuffins’; feature film nominations include ‘The Lego Movie,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ ‘Frozen’ and ‘Maleficent.’

Disney Headline News

‘Frozen’ Special to Reveal New Chapter

Special airing Sept. 2 offers an exclusive look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award-winning film along with a preview of Anna, Elsa and Kristoff on an upcoming episode of ABC series ‘Once Upon a Time.’

Warner Bros. Headline News

‘X-Men’ Writers Join Looney Tunes-Inspired ‘Acme’ Feature

Warner Bros. hires ‘X-Men: First Class’ scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz to write the untitled ‘Acme’ CG/live-action hybrid movie with Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in early negotiations to direct.

Disney Headline News

‘Frozen’ Director Jennifer Lee to Adapt ‘Wrinkle in Time’ for Disney

The writer and co-director of Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is set to tackle the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book, ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’

Online Writing Tools Blogs


Other than screenwriting software, all of the writing tools you need are available for free online. Here are the tools I use almost every day while I write or do the business of writing...

Lionsgate Headline News

Power Rangers' Movie Recruits 'X-Men' Writers

The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz; Roberto Orci boards the project as executive producer.

SPA Headline News

Sony Announces Hybrid Stop-Motion ‘Superbago’ Feature

Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.

Software Review Blogs


Final Draft 9 was released earlier this year. I have now used it for the past 5 months and gotten pretty familiar with some of the new features. So I figured it’s time I gave it a review.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Alums Launch Monkey’s Uncle

Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.

masterclass Events

Story & Animation Masterclass - Chicago, IL

By VanArts | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 2:34pm
Begins: August 22, 2014

VanArts presents a masterclass in Story Development & Animation, taught by artists from Pixar Animation Studios.