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Animation (Movie Genre)

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Top Animation (Movie Genre) Articles

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  • Contender Conversations, Animation: 'Boxtrolls,' 'Dragon 2′ and 'Lego Movie'

    BOXTROLLS Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012), the studio is aiming to remain on a roll. Producer (and...
  • Haim Saban Sets Animated Film Production Venture with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan

    Saban Capital Group is diving deeper into film production with the launch of Zag Animation Studios, a partnership with director Chris Columbus, producer Michael Barnathan and kidvid entrepreneur Jeremy Zag. The studio will begin producing family films in...
  • Box Office: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tied for First in Deadly Halloween Weekend

    "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes. Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
  • Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'

    Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'
    The first thing to say about Patrick McHale's Cartoon Network miniseries "Over the Garden Wall," after noting that it is beautiful to behold and worth the while of anyone interested in contemporary animation, is that it has been made in a two-dimensional,...
  • Without Pixar, the Feature Animation Oscar Race is Open But Confusing

    Feature animation offers one of the most confusing awards races this year. And that's really saying something. For one thing, Pixar, the category's answer to the New York Yankees, doesn't have a 2014 release -- the first year that's occurred since the...
  • Technicolor's Major Milestones After 100 Years of Innovation

    1915: The Beginning MIT graduates Herbert Kalmus, Daniel Frost Comstock and W. Burton Westcott used the success of their first business venture - the chemical process development firm Kalmus, Comstock and Westcott - to build upon Kalmus' prediction that...
  • Technicolor's President of Production Services Touts Integrity, Freedom in Creative Process

    NBC founder David Sarnoff coined "Sarnoff's Law," which states that the value of a broadcast network is proportional to its number of viewers. If David Sarnoff's grandson, Tim Sarnoff, were to decree his own law, it might be: "The art and science of...
  • Box Office: 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6′ Eye Record-Breaking Weekend

    "Interstellar" and "Big Hero 6" collide at the multiplexes this weekend, igniting one of the fiercest box office battles of the year. Both films are eyeing debuts in the $55 million range, with "Big Hero 6" maintaining a slight advantage. Some analysts...
  • 20 Animated Movies to Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that 20 animated features have been submitted for consideration in the category for the 87th Academy Awards. The submitted features are "Big Hero 6" (pictured above), "The Book of Life,"...
  • Global Screen Takes World Rights to 3D Toon 'Marnie' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to the 3D animation feature "Marnie's World," and will start selling the title at AFM. Toon is directed by German twins Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein. "Marnie's World" tells the story of...
  • 'Big Hero 6' director Don Hall talks video games

    GamerHub.tv Disney and Marvel have collaborated on the very first computer animated movie, "Big Hero 6." Don Hall, the director of the film at Walt Disney Animation Studios, utilized brand new computer technology to bring this origin super hero gang...