Posts Tagged ‘Stop Motion Animation’

SDCC2011: Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations’ Upcoming Films Previewed

by Christopher Glennonon July 25, 2011
Aardman Animation, home of Wallace & Gromit, in association with Sony Pictures Animation, made their first ever Comic Con appearance to preview their two new films. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, a 3D stop-motion animated film, shows the adventures of a ragtag group of pirates. Hugh Grant leads an all-star cast including Martin Freeman, Brendan […]

"Looney Tunes: The Essential Daffy Duck" Coming in November

by Classic Speedyon July 13, 2011
On 11/1/11, Warner Home Video plans to release a follow-up to the “Looney Tunes: The Essential Bugs Bunny”, with this volume focused solely on Daffy Duck cartoons. The 2-disc DVD set is priced at $26.99. The contents are currently as follows: Disc 1: * Porky’s Duck Hunt [1937, Tex Avery] (new to DVD) * Daffy […]

PR: Focus Features & Laika Reteam for Two-Picture Distribution Deal

by Ed Liuon May 4, 2011
CORALINE PARTNERS FOCUS FEATURES AND LAIKA RETEAM FOR TWO-PICTURE DISTRIBUTION DEAL; 3D STOP-MOTION ANIMATED COMEDY THRILLER PARANORMAN OPENS AUGUST 17, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK and PORTLAND, OR, May 4, 2011 – Focus Features and LAIKA, the two companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline are reteaming for LAIKA’s next two projects. The […]

Foghorn Leghorn Appears in GEICO Ad

by Craig Crumptonon March 24, 2011
The GEICO Guy asks, Voice Actors in the News Video courtesy of GEICO’s official YouTube Channel. via Voice Actors in the News

"Looney Tunes Super-Stars": Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote: Supergenius Hijinks Coming

by Classic Speedyon January 26, 2011
Updated 2/23/11 The next volume in the Looney Tunes Super-Stars line is coming sometime in Fall 2011. The single disc DVD will contain the following Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote shorts: * Whizzard of Ow (2003, Bret Haaland) * Chariots of Fur (1994, Chuck Jones) * Little Go Beep (2000, Spike Brandt) * Sugar […]

Reward Offered for Stolen Sylvester & Tweety Statue

by Craig Crumptonon December 4, 2010
NBC-2 News is reporting that a 24-inch Sylvester & Tweety statue has been stolen from an elderly couple’s home in Fort Meyers, FL, even though the statue was “deeply embedded into the ground, and…reinforced with steel rods.” “Sylvester and Tweety were the center of attention,” says the homeowner, who adds that the statue holds “extreme […]

"Looney Tunes Super Stars" Continues With Foghorn, Sylvester & Tweety

by Classic Speedyon August 26, 2010
The next wave of “Looney Tunes Super Stars” DVDs will feature one release of Foghorn Leghorn cartoons (and others), while the other will feature Sylvester & Tweety cartoons. Both will be released on 11/30/10 for $19.98 each. At this time, the contents of the Foghorn DVD, entitled “Barnyard Bigmouth”, are as follows: (all cartoons directed […]

Academy to Screen Nine Chuck Jones Shorts

by Maxie Zeuson July 30, 2010
Chuck Jones’ nine Oscar-nominated animated shorts will get a screening courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on August 20, Animation Magazine reports. The screening, which takes place in conjunction with the exhibit Chuck Jones: An Animator’s Life From A to Z-Z-Z-Z, will feature “For Scent-Imental Reasons”; “So Much for So Little”; […]

"Bugs Bunny" Concert Series Relaunches

by Maxie Zeuson June 2, 2010
Warner Bros. will launch Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, a sequel concert series to Bugs Bunny on Broadway, as part of a global Looney Tunes initiative, the studio announced yesterday. The concert series will play in 38 markets worldwide after its May 2010 debut at Australia’s Sydney Opera House, including a July 2010 performance at […]

New "Bugs" and "Daffy" DVD Sets Coming in August

by Maxie Zeuson May 27, 2010
Warner Bros. will release two new collections of Looney Tunes shorts to DVD on August 10, featuring newly remastered and new-to-DVD shorts, Animation Magazine reports. The two new titles, Bugs Bunny, Hare Extraordinaire and Daffy Duck, Frustrated Fowl, will appear under the umbrella title Looney Tunes Super Stars. Shorts to be released on the Bugs […]