Laika Animation’s fourth feature film will be Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika President and CEO Travis Knight and Focus Features CEO Peter Schlessel announced last week. The film is the first entry in a new three-picture deal announced between the two companies in October, which have also collaborated on Laika’s prior films Coraline, ParaNorman and […]
Welcome to the Wayne, Nickelodeon’s first ever original online animated series, has launched in the United Kingdom on the official Nick App and Nick websites (nick.co.uk and nicktoons.co.uk). The series focuses on Ansi, a meek young boy who has recently moved with his family into the titular apartment complex. The Wayne is full of eccentric […]
The National Film Board of Canada has posted animator Torill Kove’s latest clip inspired by the characters in her short film “Me and My Moulton.” “Redesigning Christmas” pits the main character’s architect parents and their principles of good design against the holiday season. Redesigning Christmas from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo.
In a press conference held at the headquarters of Toho Co, Ltd. in Japan, The Boy and the Beast (a.k.a. Bakemono no Ko) was announced as the next feature film from director Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children). The film is being produced by Nippon TV and Studio Chizu, […]
This week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association identified seventeen different animated feature films that qualified to be considered for nominations for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. The nominees will be announced on Thursday, December 11 at 8:20 AM EST, one month prior to the award ceremony on January 11, 2015. NBC will broadcast the 72nd […]
AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE LANDMARK STUDIO THAT PRODUCED PRINCESS MONONOKE AND SPIRITED AWAY THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS Remarkable Tale of Passion, Creativity and Exploration Arrives on DVD and Video on Demand January 27 Available For Digital Download December 9 The first-ever look at the inner workings of Studio Ghibli, the successful Japanese […]
The multi-talented Sunday Muse wears many hats in her career, with the first being an actor on stage, on-camera, and in voiceover. She also claims credits as an author (of the book You Can Do Cartoon Voices, Too!), a stand-up comedian (with Toronto Life naming her ‘one of the funniest ladies in Toronto’), and an […]
THE HILARIOUS STORY OF AN UNLIKELY HERO ARRIVES ON DVD GLADIATORS OF ROME Animated Family Adventure Debuts on DVD February 17, 2015 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – From writer/director Iginio Straffi (“Winx Club”) GLADIATORS OF ROME makes its DVD debut on February 17, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. GLADIATORS OF ROME tells the hilarious story of […]