With "motion capture" technology, real actors help define the movement of their onscreen characters -- but traditional animators need not file for unemployment just yet. Jay Redd and Troy Saliba, vfx…
Last year, all three best animated feature Oscar nominees were 2-D films -- two stop-motion affairs and the hand-drawn "Howl's Moving Castle." A year later, the feature world has witnessed a massive…
"Cars" zoomed to the top of the box office and "Monster House" scared plenty of kids, but thanks to a plethora of animated-animal stories, critters ruled the 2006 toon scene. So how do the animation…
Composer-conductor Ennio Morricone will receive an honorary award at the 79th Academy Awards. Morricone, who has composed more than 300 film scores throughout his 45-year career, has earned five…
“The Longest Yard” writer Sheldon Turner is set to write “Super Freak,” a film about the life of colorful and controversial punk-funk singer Rick James.
Warner Bros. Pictures has hired Jeff Baena to pen battle-of-the-sexes comedy "The Awakening of Jean-Luc Barbara" and set it up with Tapestry Films to produce.
The animation industy as we know it originated with shorts. But as the studios shifted their efforts to features, the short-subject scene became the province of indies such as Pixar, Aardman and Blue…
For decades, the feature animation biz has consisted of just one model: studio-run animation houses that employ a roughly consistent number of animators who move from project to project. That model…
When George Miller conceived the story of an outcast penguin who tap-dances when he can't find his heart song, the "Happy Feet" director realized he'd need to do some fancy footwork himself to make…
Just a year after Philippe Martinez opened his film company, Bauer Martinez Entertainment, and announced his intention to build the biggest indie studio in Hollywood, the company is downsizing.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%