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Animated Feature Films Headline News

See First Look Images from ‘Blazing Saddles’-Inspired ‘Blazing Samurai’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:56am

Animated comedy based on Mel Brooks’ classic Western stars Michael Cera, Samuel L Jackson, and Ricky Gervais, with Rob Minkoff producing, and a planned 2022 release.

casting Headline News

Peter Dinklage, Rainn Wilson, and RuPaul Board Aniventure’s ‘Hitpig’

Voice cast and concept art released for upcoming futuristic, cyberpunk animated feature, helmed by Cinzia Angelini and Maurizio Parimbelli, from a script by Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Bloom County’ cartoonist Berkeley Breathed.

Business Headline News

Aniventure and Cinesite Producing 'Blazing Saddles’ Feature Adaption

London-based production company signs with CAA and announces first slate of animated films, including ‘Riverdance: An Animated Adventure,’ based on the show of the same name; and ‘Blazing Samurai’ based on Mel Brook’s famous comedy.

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Book Review: On Animation: The Director’s Perspective Volumes 1 and 2

By Andy Klein | Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 10:26am

Bill Kroyer, Tom Sito and Ron Diamond’s expansive anthology is an intimate and comprehensive record of firsthand experiences from a ‘Who’s Who’ of top industry directors.

Genius Brands International Headline News

Nickelodeon Picks Up Genius Brands International’s ‘Rainbow Rangers’

CG-animated preschool series from an award-winning production team including ‘The Lion King’ director Rob Minkoff is is expected to air on Nickelodeon’s preschool channel, Nick Jr.

Genius Brands Headline News

Fisher-Price Named Master Toy Partner for Genius Brands’ ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Mattel subsidiary to develop comprehensive toy program across multiple categories for the preschool property for broad retail distribution worldwide.

Alpha Animation Headline News

China’s Alpha Animation Appoints Alex Schwartz Head of Production

Former head of development at DreamWorks Animation helped develop and produce ‘How To Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Shrek 4,’ ‘Puss in Boots,’ ‘The Croods’ and ‘Home,’ and served as producer on ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ alongside director Rob Minkoff.

Animated TV Series Headline News

Minkoff and Morris Team Up on New CG Preschool Series

Genius Brands International teams with Disney’s ‘Lion King’ director Rob Minkoff and ‘Frozen’ co-writer Shane Morris on preschool adventure series, ‘Rainbow Rangers.’

Genius Brands International Headline News

GBI Signs Agreement with Netflix for ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International secures largest content licensing deal in company history with all-new animated preschool series based on the bestselling book franchise by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney to premiere globally on Netflix in 2017.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Mr. Peabody’ Outpaces ‘Need for Speed’

DreamWorks Pictures' new Aaron Paul racing movie Need for Speed stalls in its North American debut, coming in third with $17.8 million behind weekend winner Mr. Peabody & Sherman and 300: Rise of an Empire.

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Box Office Report: ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Makes $40.1M Debut

Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.

41st Annual Annie Awards Headline News

Watch the 41st Annual Annie Awards on AWN.com!

VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.

Annies Headline News

Patrick Warburton to Host 41st Annual Annies

Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, at UCLA’s Royce Hall alongside presenters Mariska Hargitay, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss and director Rob Minkoff.

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