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More Tad Stones on "Hellboy: Sword of Storms"

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2006
Director Tad Stones has been interviewed by SciFi Wire, the news service of the SciFi Channel, about the animated movie Hellboy: Sword of Storms. Stones discusses how he and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola met while working on Disney’s Atlantis, and discusses the change from an animated series to two animated movies. Related story: IGN Interviews […]

Craig Kyle Talks "Dr. Strange" DTV

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2006
Now Playing Magazine has posted an article with Craig Kyle, animation VP for Marvel Comics, which focuses on the Doctor Strange direct-to-video animated movie that is expected to follow Ultimate Avengers 2 and Iron Man. Kyle tackles the challenges of storytelling where the lead character is very unsympathetic for more than half the movie, and […]

Disney Returns to 2-D Animation with "The Frog Princess"

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2006
Disney stated on Wednesday that it begun producing a traditional 2-D animated movie with directors Ron Clements and John Musker. The movie is titled The Frog Princess, and promises to put a female spin on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. No information on a projected release date was given. (via Internet Movie Database Daily […]

Animated Shorts on "Ant Bully," "Broken Saints"

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2006
The latest Animated Shorts column at Newsarama.com includes an interview with John S. Davis (sic), president and founder of DNA and director of the upcoming film The Ant Bully. Davis deals with the founding of his studio in Dallas, TX, how he picked up the film and the star power behind the voices in the […]

Habbo.com Hosts 10 Minute "Ultimate Avengers 2" Preview

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2006
Today’s edition of the Comic Book Resources’ Comic Reel column reports that Habbo.com will make a 10 minute preview of Ultimate Avengers 2 available after 4:00 PM PST.

"Flushed Away" Website Opens

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2006
DreamWorks Animation has announced that the official website for Flushed Away has launched at www.flushedaway.com. The movie, scheduled for US release on November 3, 2006, is the first CGI feature film made by Aardman Animation. The site promises a new trailer, new stills from the fiilm, and a detailed storyline, with more features to go […]

DreamWorks Announces Major Presence at SIGGRAPH 2006

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2006
DreamWorks Animation has announced that it will have a major presence at SIGGRAPH 2006 in Boston. The conference will be held between July 30 and August 3 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to showcase the latest in computer graphics, computer animation, and related subjects. DreamWorks promises to fly over 80 artists and executives […]

ADV Films Announces Sept 12 DVD Releases

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2006
ADV Films has announced the list of DVDs scheduled for release on September 12, 2006: Macross: When Worlds Collide, Michel: The Forest and the Fog, and Nanaka 6/17: Nanaka vs. Nanaka. Read the full press release here for full titles, descriptions, and technical specifications.

30th Ottawa International Animation Festival Announces Short Film

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2006
A press release from the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced that 106 films have been invited to compete in the 30th anniversary festival this year, with another 31 more scheduled to be shown in out-of-competition screenings. Read the full press release here, and visit the OIAF official website here.

Press Release: MAJOR DREAMWORKS ANIMATION PRESENCE AT SIGGRAPH 2006

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2006
MAJOR DREAMWORKS ANIMATION PRESENCE AT SIGGRAPH 2006 On the heels of the successful worldwide launch of its latest computer-animated feature, “Over the Hedge,” DreamWorks Animation will assert a major presence at SIGGRAPH 2006, the world’s largest computer graphics conference, held from July 30th to August 3rd at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, […]