Festival putting expanded emphasis on animation
Marvel-based robot property to spark spin-offs
Paris-based prestige animation house Les Armateurs has set "The Swallows of Kabul" – a big-screen transfer of Yasmine Khadra's celebrated novel – as one of its flagship feature film productions. The…
'Jimmy Neutron'-director John A. Davis to helm U.S.-Chinese co-production.
SHANGHAI — Oriental DreamWorks, the joint venture between DreamWorks Animation and a trio of Chinese companies, has unveiled a diversified live-action and animation development slate of third-party…
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.