Last month I asked my readers what their favorite animated series of the last 50 years were. Now the votes are in...
Alcon Entertainment announced that Hampton Fancher, the original writer of “Blade Runner,” is working on a follow-up to Ridley Scott's landmark 1982 sci-fi film.
In an interview with Daily Variety, screenwriter John Spaihts, who shares a writing credit on “Prometheus” with “Lost” creator Damon Lindelof, said the idea for the “Alien” prequel was hatched from a general meeting he took at Scott Free, director Ridley Scott's production banner, back in 2009.
Illumination Entertainment, the company behind the recent family hit Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, and Universal are teaming up to bring Clifford the Big Red Dog to the big screen.
David Stem and David Weiss, the writing team behind last year's “The Smurfs,” have been signed to write “The Ringling Brothers” for Paramount.
Warner Bros. announced that the first-ever full length, theatrical LEGO movie will open nationwide on February 28, 2014.
The Canadian film, TV and digital media community came out in full force to join the Writers Guild of Canada in celebration of Canadian screenwriters at the 16th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards.
On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.
Science fiction author and comic book writer Chris Roberson announced he will no longer work with DC Comics.
The Productive has opened its doors to industrious animators, digital artists, writers and publishing professionals.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
You sat before the TV watching them when you were a kid. Now dig up those warm memories and let's find out the favorite cartoons of the past 50 years!
Congratulations to all my friends at Reliance Animation for winning the 2012 FICCI BAF Award for "Best Animated TV Episode"!
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 2
It's the FFAF Pre-Holiday Holiday Spectacular as Joel and Alan continue to bother more legends of international animation trying to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, Part 2. PLUS, backstage hijinks and hosting recap of the OIAF 2011 Closing Ceremonies.
Tradition Studios, the new animated feature film studio of Digital Domain Media Group, announced that Mike Markowitz has signed on to write its next animated feature.
Producer John Davis has picked up the rights to “Archetype,” a sci-fi short directed by Aaron Sims, with plans on developing it into a feature.
FX is continuing its push into animation with the development of a new half-hour animated comedy project from the co-creator of “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.”
Live, from the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, entertainment's own comedy pangea, Dino Stamatopoulos, is paid to sit down with the very Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman for the most overmodulated audiophonic conver-senation* about his animated series Morel Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Topics include: writing for adult animated comedy while drinking, drinking for adult animated comedy while writing, star-shaped facial hair, adopting classical horror literary author names into titular innuendo forever linking them historically, and poutine.
Alexander Payne, Jim Rash and Nat Faxon and Woody Allen took home the big screenplay prizes at the Writers Guild of America awards Sunday for writing The Descendants and Midnight in Paris, respectively.
Every screenwriter is born with an amazing writing tool. It’s called the human mind. But if you don’t know how to use it effectively you could be wasting a lot of creative potential. I’ve found a very special way to resolve creative story problems that I think you’ll find very useful...