Eighteen years after his London bow, "The Phantom of the Opera" lives to sing again. Sumptuous pic version, which evokes the original show while working as a movie in its own right, is lit by a…
Munich media mogul Herbert Kloiber has been named chairman of Cinemaxx's supervisory board, following his near-50% acquisition of the multiplex chain.
German producer-distrib Intertainment said Thursday it had reached a $5 million out-of-court settlement with reinsurance group XL Reinsurance America in connection with its legal battle against…
Conspiracy theorists in toon town see the Academy's creation of the feature animation Oscar in 2001 as a means of keeping the picture statuette out of their hands.
Produced by a shop better known up to this point for its digital-effects work, "The Polar Express" presented a unique challenge for the Academy committee governing the feature animation category…
The bears on Wall Street say the current infatuation with CGI animation amounts to the same kind of irrational exuberance that characterized the Internet bubble half a decade ago.
Grossing nearly $70 million at the box office so far, "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" has breathed some life into a film genre many considered a goner -- traditionally drawn "2-D" animated features.
If anime was ever going to be the kind of mainstream cultural phenomenon in the U.S. that it is in Asia, 2003 sure seemed like a good year for it to happen.
Despite concerns over the past decade about the health and future of the animated short subject category, Oscar's shorts list is in its best health in years.
Revolution Studios has lined up Rob Schneider and David Spade to topline baseball comedy "Bench Warmers" at Adam Sandler's Happy Madison shingle.
DreamWorks has given Red Hour partners Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld a three-year renewal on their first-look deal. New pact has sweeter terms, but most significantly, it reflects the studio's…