Fifty-nine songs will be considered for the Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards, ranging from Eddie Vedder's work for "Into the Wild" to the single new tune for "Hairspray" to numbers in the…
Despite complaints about the unreliability of Czech state film funding, 2008 will be a boom year, with 32 locally made features expected to hit cinemas.
Wondering just how complicated the Academy's rules can be on animation? Ask the producers of "Alvin and the Chipmunks."
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.
Sixty-seven shorts out of 2,000 submissions will compete for the Slamdance Grand Jury award.
Freddie Fields, the powerful 1960s talent manager and agent, who along with David Begelman founded the powerful Creative Management Associates, and later became a studio exec and producer, died…
Production designer Robert Boyle will receive an honorary Oscar at the upcoming 80th Academy Awards celebration.
"The Secret of the Grain," scripter-helmer Abdellatif Kechiche's tale of North African workers struggling to fit in in France, was awarded on Wednesday the Prix Louis-Delluc, Gaul's most prestigious…
Bruce Davey is stepping down from his post as CEO of Icon Prods. President of acquisitions and development Mark Gooder will assume that role on Jan. 1 at the production, finance and distribution…
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…