While the czech Republic's historical architecture, scenic landscapes and state-of-the-art soundstages have made it a favorite location for international filmmakers, the country's long tradition of…
The Internet is always full of gossip about movie stars. Yet animated characters live their offscreen lives without paparazzi or the prying eyes of the media. Variety‘s Bob Verini imagined what might…
Over the years, Japan has been considered the powerhouse of Asian animation. The island nation continues to hold that lead, but it was shut out of the competition the Annecy Intl. Animated Film…
At the 12th China Intl. Cartoon & Animation Festival, held in April, it was revealed that the market for domestic animated films had grown 78.6% in 2015 — accounting for revenue of about $300…
It's created in a striking graphic style that is light years away from commercially popular 'tooning and one not usually sustained over a feature-length film.
Chinese animation film "Foodiverse" will get an international launch this week in Cannes through Australia-based sales agent Odin's Eye Entertainment. The 3D film, which is currently in production…
Animated film, "The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear" is set for release in Asia following deals by sales agency LevelK
Over its first decade, all of Laika's features — "Coraline," "ParaNorman" (pictured) and "The Boxtrolls" — have been nominated for the animated feature Oscar. The company's insiders say it is making…
Nickelodeon and Get Schooled, a national non-profit co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom, have selected the first-ever winner of the “What’s Your Nickfluence” $25,000…
Animation maestro Hayao Miyazaki is teaming with CG animator Yuhei Sakuragi to make a short film
Russian and Chinese companies this week struck a deal to co-produce animated feature "Snow Queen 3: Fire And Ice."