Spanish feature animation is having its moment. Late in 2014, Ilion studio’s “Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo” opened head-to-head in Spain against DreamWorks’s “Penguins of Madagascar,” and ended up grossing more than its big-budget American competitor.
Laika’s next film, “Kubo and the Two Strings,” will mark the directorial debut of animator Travis Knight.
Last night marked the U.S. theatrical debut of Tomm Moore’s “Song of the Sea.”
The first creative casualty resulting from the Sony hack (“The Interview” notwithstanding) is a project that’s not even being produced by Sony; it’s the New Regency film adaptation of Guy Delisle’s graphic novel “Pyongyang.”
This quintet of posters came out today for “Pixels,” the big-budget Hollywood feature based on a two-and-a-half-minute French animated short.
“Pim and Pom: The Big Adventure” was not only made on a tiny budget, but had the added challenge of translating the visual style of one of the most beloved Dutch children’s book illustrators.
“Kung Fu Panda 3” will not be released next year as originally planned.
The studio that made the upcoming “Little Prince” feature also has another film coming out in 2015: “Mune.”
Here’s the first full trailer for the French animated feature “The Little Prince” directed by “Kung Fu Panda” director Mark Osborne.
The French CG feature “Yellowbird,” directed by Christian De Vita, opens in American theaters today.