Even showbiz insiders are getting their faces up on MySpace. Execs at cable's FX channel send up the comedy biz -- and themselves -- in tongue-in-cheeks spots pleading for script submissions at a…
A piece of chalk, a blackboard and a camera -- that's all it took to create the 1906 animated short "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces." In the century that followed, the cost of animation exploded…
Road grosses increased in Week 51 (May 15-21) as the 12-show slate grew 19.92% to total $11,679,418.
Despite the buzz that erupted on the Croisette last week over Sony's "Marie Antoinette" -- a rock 'n' roll interpretation of the French queen's controversial reign -- U.S. auds won't be able to weigh…
Day-and-date release, or an Oscar? That may soon be the choice facing studios as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences considers whether to make movies like "Bubble," which simultaneously…
The Japanese animation industry is Asia's oldest, biggest and, internationally, most successful, with millions of fans worldwide. But inside Japan, auds get a much different picture of the national…
Karthikeyan was chiseling away, creating art from stone near the southern Indian city of Chennai when Ashish Kulkarni of Anirights hired him to work in his animation house. Hiring a sculptor to work…
Paybox Foxtel's historic joint firstrun deal has re-ignited the debate about the delayed telecast of Stateside content with the paybox promising an Aussie first -- day-and-date airing of Fox product.
Having wrapped their deal with the Beatles, Cirque du Soleil has moved on to another rock 'n' roll icon, Elvis Presley.
Tuning In: Beyond the customary Memorial Day commemorations and sales, the holiday gives the TV industry occasion to consider its casualties from the just-wrapped primetime season. And once again…
Computer-generated toons may have overtaken the megaplex, but 2-D animation is still a long way from dead. Just ask the guys who feed off of Adult Swim, the top-rated cable network among young men.