When it comes to marketing a toon, bigger is certainly better these days. Given the increased competition among animated pics, marketing mavens are finding that increased competition has forced them…
It's been said that animation has no boundaries. In recognizing achievement in the animated cartoon world, Academy voters have often looked beyond U.S. borders to acknowledge superior work.
Warner Bros. has tapped Thomas Gewecke as prexy of digital distribution, a division of its home entertainment group. He fills the slot vacated by Simon Kenny this spring after a year on the job.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Variety asked Bill Plympton, a two-time Oscar nominee for his shorts "Your Face" and "Guard Dog," about the state of hand-drawn animation (as he puts the finishing touches on his next feature…
Space considerations are the primary reason this year's Annie Awards are changing locations from Glendale's Alex Theater to UCLA's Royce Hall, although there's no denying that the 35-year-old…
You don't hear live-action performers fretting about being replaced by animated CG creations (at least, not yet), but the prospect of actors having a hand in animation seems to have the toon…
Levels of TV viewing remain high despite phenomena like social networking, according to U.K. regulator Ofcom's latest international communications market report.
Gabriele Salvatores will start shooting in February on "Come Dio comanda" ("As God Commands"), the Oscar-winning Italo director's second film based on a book by best-selling novelist Niccolo…
Ari Sandel is set to direct "Brad Cutter Ruined My Life ... Again," a comedy project Fox Atomic has acquired and is slotting for production early next year. Donald De Line is producing. Joe…
Digital cinema systems supplier Qube Cinema has pacted with Thompson to include the NexGuard security systems into its servers.