Veteran animation director returns, bringing his extensive feature and 3D animation experience to studio’s growing creative team.
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Brother of disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein launches new film company; first movie is family adventure co-produced with Téa Leoni.
Multigenerational animated comedy series ‘The Casagrandes’ bows this fall; Nick developing spin-off stand-alone series, specials and feature-length movies for SpongeBob SquarePants characters for the first time ever.
Ben Whishaw returns as beloved voice of Paddington in new CG-animated preschool series set to air in 2020.
Jon Croker will script the long-in-development feature, based on a book the former Beatle wrote with children’s author Philip Ardagh.
Studio picked up the distribution rights after the sequel’s producers cut ties with scandal-plagued The Weinstein Company.
Overseen by animation director Pablo Grillo, Framestore delivers more than 520 shots including digi-doubles, set extensions, CG swans and an adorably re-styled Paddington for the much-anticipated sequel to the 2014 worldwide hit.
Expansion of the Virtual Reality Studio headed by global head of VR Amy Small marks the proliferation of creative tech exploration.
France’s Rémi Chayé, Belgium’s JanBultheel, and German animation trio Michael Ekblad, Ted Sieger and Matthias Bruhn are nominated for Director of the Year at 2016 co-production forum for European animated features.
‘Paddington’ fights off stiff competition from ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ to triumph in the feature film category.
Digital platforms iQiyi and LeTV license DHX library content, including classic ‘Teletubbies,’ ‘Paddington’ and ‘Caillou.’
Animation Experts and VFX Luminaries behind ‘Minions,’ ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Paddington,’ ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ and more will be guests at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
French studio and distributor StudioCanal once again teams up with British animation studio Aardman and four-time Oscar-winner Nick Park on a new feature project set for release in 2018.
Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
In one of the best debuts ever for the month of February, Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies’ ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ soaks up $56 million for its domestic opening.
StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ remains in second place domestically with $8.51 million; Disney’s Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ holds onto first place in Japan.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Vicon T40 cameras enable VFX house Framestore to carry out quality previsualization for marmalade loving bear Paddington.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
Nominees for Best Animated Film are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
With no new wide releases in the U.S. this past weekend, Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ topps the box office for the third time in a row, followed by DreamWorks Animation's ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and R-rated comedy ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’
Alex Pejic, Stephane Nazé, Nigel Denton-Howes and Oscar-winner George Murphy join Framstore’s London and Montreal film offices.