Stolen emails from Sony Pictures reveal the studio tried and failed last summer to recruit Phil Lord and Chris Miller to take over its animation division. The emails from the hacked documents…
The Lego Movie
Animated features are a vital addition to Hollywood's balance sheets, and are contenders for the best animated feature Oscar and on occasion even compete for the best picture gold. But in some…
If animators are the 'actors' in animation, here are some of the stars of this year's contenders for animated feature honors.
As usual, Black Friday and the long Thanksgiving Day weekend threw a wrench into the home video sales charts, which normally are dominated by new releases. Instead, deep discounting of recent hits by…
“The Boxtrolls,”Focus Features/Laika's stop-motion marvel, tops the 42 annual Annie Awards noms with 13 bids, leading a field of eight animated features vying for the toon world's highest honor…
Original screenplay contenders – scribes craft original critiques.
The following films were expected to be submitted to the Academy for the Animated Feature award last week. The number of films accepted for consideration determines whether there will be three or…
Feature animation offers one of the most confusing awards races this year. And that's really saying something. For one thing, Pixar, the category's answer to the New York Yankees, doesn't have a 2014…
Animal Logic is in advanced negotiations with Warner Bros. to secure production duties on the next three Lego movies.
BOXTROLLS Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012)…