Academy Award nominee Phil Johnston brings the iconic book to the screen in the streamer’s first animated project based on properties acquired in the 2021 Roald Dahl Story Company purchase; Jellyfish Pictures to handle the animation.
Tagged With: Roald Dahl
The industry veteran comes on board as creative director of animation as the studio expands into feature animation and high-end TV; animation division also recently welcomed Chrissy Metge as executive producer and Louis Flores as VFX supervisor.
Featuring a young version of the chocolatier played by Timothée Chalamet on his first fantasy confection journey, the upcoming flick debuts an extremely tiny version of the classic Oompa-Loompas, played by Hugh Grant.
Studio adds industry veterans Louis Flores as VFX supervisor and Chrissy Metge as EP, Animation as it expands to partner on yet-to-be-announced animated feature production.
Announcements made today, as Autodesk University 2021 begins, outline an industry forward look at Cloud production, open standards, and machine learning; shift to the cloud in response to global pandemic means opportunities to build a more resilient future, unlocking new levels of creator collaboration and efficiency to meet growing content demand.
The streaming giant unwraps the golden ticket, joining forces with the famed author’s IP rights company to create a unique universe across animated and live-action films and TV, bringing Dahl’s iconic stories and characters to more audiences in new formats.
Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.
Netflix and eOne's rebooted CG animated ‘My Little Pony’ movie and series, along with a 20-episode animated ‘Transformers’ comedy, will hit the streamer this fall.
The origin story boasts ‘Paddington’ director Paul King and ‘Harry Potter’ producer David Heyman and is slated to hit theatres March 17, 2023.
The directors of Cartoon Saloon’s stunning new animated feature discuss the film’s metaphorical look at Ireland’s wolves and folklore extinctions, tempering new ideas with old wisdom, and their ongoing love of hand-drawn 2D animation.
South African-based animation studio expects to create 60 new jobs over three years in its new Galway location.
Academy Award-winning ‘Jojo Rabbit’ director will write, direct and executive product two original animated series based on the world and characters of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book.
Streaming giant to reimagine and extend some of the world’s most beloved stories including ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ ‘Matilda,’ ‘The BFG,’ ‘The Twits,’ and more.
Inspired by the theatricality of puppetry, Magic Light Pictures delivers a varied yet coherent ensemble of characters for the Oscar-nominated CG-animated short that is true in essence to Blake’s designs.
Blue Zoo Animation earns Independent Production Company honor, while ‘Hey Duggee’ wins preschool animation category.
Award-winning Roald Dahl adaptation is directed by Oscar-nominated team Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer.
Beloved British book series part of a government crackdown against an influx of Western ideology that also includes the Harry Potter books and Roald Dahl’s ‘James and the Giant Peach.’
New York International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 20th Anniversary run February 24 – March 19 with an opening weekend lineup including ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Your Name.’
Leading up to the film’s release on Friday, Disney unveils new clips from for director Steven Spielberg’s fantasy-adventure film based on the best-selling book by Roald Dahl.
Leading up to the film’s gala screening at Cannes, Disney unveils a new trailer and poster for Steven Spielberg’s fantasy-adventure film Based on the best-selling book by Roald Dahl.
Fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg will screen out of competition at the Palais des Festivals as part of this year's festival, which runs May 11-22, ahead of its July 1, 2016 release date.
New trailer shows off more of Giant Country, showcasing the stunning visuals created by Weta Digital and VFX supervisor Kevin Andrew Smith.