DreamWorks topper Jeffrey Katzenberg was in Beijing to unveil "Tibet Code," a swashbuckling project from its Chinese unit, Oriental DreamWorks, which is aimed firmly at the booming local market.
Bad pigs beware -- those fiendish feathered friends are at it again. Finland's global games giant Rovio is launching cartoon series, "Angry Birds Toons," based on its hit game.
Alain Attal's Les Productions du Tresor ("Blood Ties") is teaming with Des Films en Aiguilles on "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise," an ambitious -- for France -- $19 million 3D animated feature set the…
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French TV animation gets strong support at home, making it the most robust of Europe's toon sectors. But tough competition overseas means it still has to innovate.
Among the films being presented as works in progress at Annecy is one by an unlikely director: Juan Jose Campanella, who helmed Argentina's Oscar-winning "The Secret in Their Eyes," makes his toon…
"Modern Family" star Ty Burrell and Max Charles, who plays a young Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man," are set to voice the lead roles in DreamWorks Animation's 3D feature "Mr. Peabody and…
The Oscar nomination for "A Cat in Paris," a delicately drawn but noirish 2D cartoon produced by Folimage, is just the latest recognition for the thriving filmmaking scene in Gaul's Rhone-Alpes…
Sony Animation artists Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn are set to direct "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," the first major studio feature for the duo, a studio source tells Variety.
"King of the Elves" is rearing its head again at Walt Disney Animation Studios, with "Horrible Bosses" scribe Michael Markowitz tapped to pen the latest script for the toon.
From recent grads to breakout stars, these 10 animators are poised to become household names