Exec trivia: Jacobson debuted as a story reader for the “Disney Sunday Movie” in 1987. The Basics: Jacobson has been Buena Vista's chief live-action developer and production boss since 1998, when she…
Long before corporate synergy, vertical integration and brand equity entered business parlance (never mind Hollywood vernacular), Walt Disney and brother Roy had assembled a range of characters and…
Kidvid company Nelvana, a division of Toronto-based Corus Entertainment, has inked a deal to bring the popular Japanese "Beyblade" toy line and small-screen sensation to North America.
The local animation industry is in suspended animation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the resulting worldwide slowdown.
It's a question that has dogged children and other philosophers since time immemorial: If an ogre and a monster got in a fight, who would win?
Nine pics were declared eligible Wednesday for the first new Oscar category in 20 years: feature-length animation. A committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will pare the list down…
DreamWorks' gentle giant "Shrek" garnered eight Annies, including best animated theatrical feature, at the Intl. Animated Film Society's 29th annual Annie Awards held in Glendale on Saturday night.
While Disney was enjoying "Monster" box office receipts for its computer-animated theatrical release, DreamWorks and Universal Studios were raking in Shrek-sized green of their own with the biggest…
Talk about a well-named movie. "Monster's, Inc." was a box-office monster this weekend, and its feature-tooner record $63.5 million in estimated three-day grosses bodes big things for the corporate…
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" is about to get really animated.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%