ANNECY — Chile's Zumbastico Studios, one of Latin America's fastest-rising animation houses, has joined forces with Santiago-based Punkrobot Studio Audiovisual to co-produce its first feature film…
Helmer Porteus Xandau's animated pic "Hillbrow" explores the conflict that has arisen in South Africa over efavirenz, one of the antiretroviral medications formulated to treat AIDS that is now being…
ANNECY -Nickelodeon has renewed "Sanjay and Craig," featuring voice stars Maulik Pancholy ("30 Rock," "Weeds") and Chris Hardwick ("The Talking Dead," "Attack of the Show!"), for a 20…
MADRID - Homing in on one of the biggest challenges for indie toon production worldwide, Europa Distribution will organize a three-day workshop at next week's Annecy Animation Festival to analyze the…
Billed as the first major U.S.-Mexico toon pic co-pro, the Edward James Olmos-backed and FilmSharks Intl.-sold "El Americano 3D" has kicked off pre-sales at Cannes, closing Russia and first Asian…
Animation firm to let 'Dragon Nest' fly from July.
Isao Takahata's retelling of the oldest recorded Japanese narrative is a visionary tour de force.
Walt Disney's "Frozen" has had the biggest opening weekend of the year to date in Japan for a foreign pic.
HONG KONG - An English-language voice cast headed by Canadian comedian Russell Peters and Sean Astin (“Lord of the Rings") have been set for Malaysian 3D animation "Ribbit," about a frog with an…
The Japanese market loves homegrown hand-drawn animation: In 2013, six of the 10 top-earning domestic films were toons, with Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises," at $120 million, topping the list. And…