Amid sky-high expectations, "Up" should live up to its title as the latest in the long line of Disney/Pixar toon successes.
"Panic" is far from alone in the trend of adapting TV toons from the French-speaking world to the bigscreen.
Annecy auds will have a chance to see Alexander Shiryaev's early experiments in paper drawings and puppet animations.
After launching in past years with major-studio releases, the Los Angeles Film Festival has selected "Paper Man" as its opening-night pic June 18.
A selection of the more promising animated attractions being presented at this year's fest.
"Planet 51" was created, produced and financed by a Spanish company that's never made a movie before.
Aardman is good at hanging onto the outstanding talent it breeds.
Biz mandarins in the government are obsessed with finding ways of competing with foreign product.
Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" will hit U.S. theaters in December 2011 -- long after bowing internationally.
India's share of animated movies is expected to grow significantly, from 15% in 2005 to 28% in 2009.
Like Hollywood, the Japanese biz has discovered B.O. gold in repurposing old toons as live-action CG extravaganzas.