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  • Animators Debate Their Craft at Annecy Festival

    Every year, scores of animated pics arrive in the market with no clear audience in mind, despite years of work and millions of dollars spent creating them. Three months ago at the Cartoon Movie co-production forum in Lyon, France, pitches included "I Lost...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • L.A. production company executives accused of defrauding investors

    Federal agents arrested the principals of a Los Angeles production company Thursday on charges that they defrauded investors in a 3-D film version of "The Wizard of Oz" and other projects of more than $22 million. In an indictment unsealed in U.S....
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ and 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya' to Play at Annecy Animation Festival

    PARIS -- Dean DeBlois' "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and Studio Ghibli's "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" are among the high-profile toon pics set to play at the upcoming Annecy Intl. Film Festival. Both movies will first world-premiere at Cannes....
  • SC Films Intl. Sends TeamTO's 'YellowBird" Around the World (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY- Simon Crowe's SC Films International has closed a flurry of major territories on Christian De Vita's 3D action adventure tale "Yellowbird," an ambitious animated feature produced by French studio TeamTO. Following Wrekin Hill's acquisition of...
  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • More teen boys working as babysitters

    More teen boys working as babysitters
    More teen boys are earning extra cash as baby sitters these days, according to the American Red Cross, which offers classes for sitters throughout the U.S. "This year, 9.3 percent of our enrolled students are boys, which is up from 8.7 percent from...
  • Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Toothless it's not. In a world of sequels, reboots and franchise industry economics dictating that creativity is encouraged but not required, the DreamWorks Animation offering "How to Train Your Dragon 2" looks, feels and flows like a real movie. It's...
  • Twitter COO Ali Rowghani Exits

    Ali Rowghani has resigned as chief operating officer of Twitter, about eight months after the social-media company went public. Rowghani will continue to be a Twitter employee, acting as a strategic adviser to CEO Dick Costolo, the company said in a...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' soars, with mild turbulence, reviews say

    Where does a franchise called "How to Train Your Dragon" go after said dragon is already trained? The second installment in the DreamWorks Animation series, written and directed by Dean DeBlois and featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett,...
  • Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets

    The No. 2 of Twitter abruptly resigned Thursday by, what else, tweeting the news. Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani resigned after previous reports that his duties with the company had diminished. "Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and...