The film will be released theatrically in mainland China on January 1, 2016, preceded by a 36-city roadshow tour beginning on October 3.
The debut feature from Light Chaser Animation now has the backing of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
“Monster Hunt” is now the most financially successful Chinese film ever made.
Former DreamWorks and Sony execs Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox are leading Original Force’s push into feature animation.
‘Mr. Black’ and ‘Kwang Boo’ are another reminder China is increasingly self-reliant when it comes to creating and consuming cartoon features.
Director Ash Brannon, animation studio Reel FX, and actors Luke Wilson and Eddie Izzard are all involved in this Chinese animated feature.
Chinese distributor Flame Node is also expected to co-produce Wizart’s “Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice.”
It’s the fifth feature in a cartoon series that you probably haven’t heard about in the West.
China has a new all-time animation champ…and it’s a Chinese-made animated feature!
The film promises Chinese animation like you’ve never seen before.
“The Autobots” was a flop with Chinese audiences, but Disney lawyers are watching it closely.
The Chinese box office made a bold statement this weekend.
A record 73 animated features were submitted to the festival this year.
Dick Cook Studios will produce family-friendly entertainment funded by the Chinese government.
A new book seeks to remedy the lack of English scholarship on China’s contribution to the medium.
Chinese animation studio Light Chaser Animation previews its first feature “Door Guardians,” set for 2016 release.
America’s deadliest marksman gets taken out by a loveable blue robotic cat creature.
What do you do when one of China’s largest TV broadcasters rips off your student film?
The Chinese government has granted co-production status to “Kung Fu Panda 3.”
Someone posted “The Legend of Lucky Pie” on YouTube today, claiming that it’s an actual cartoon produced in China. Can anyone confirm if this is real?
The Canadian animation scene became more consolidated today with the news that Halifax-based DHX Media will buy Vancouver-based animation studio Nerd Corps Entertainment for a cash-and-stock deal worth CAD$57 million.
In its sophomore frame, “Big Hero 6” surrendered its position atop the American box office to “Dumb and Dumber To.”
It took just twenty-six seasons, but “The Simpsons” are set to officially air in China for the first time. The show will be presented to Chinese audiences via the online streaming service Sohu Video.
A 10-year-old boy in Guizhou, China scored a victory for animation lovers everywhere when he sawed through a construction worker’s safety harness rope, leaving the worker dangling 11 stories above ground. The boy had a perfectly reasonable defense.
The BBC created this video profile of Beijing, China-based animation studio Light Chaser Animation, which is one of numerous companies in China that is aiming to create high-end Hollywood-quality CGI.
At least one DreamWorks animated film has lost money for the past three years in a row: “Rise of the Guardians” in 2012 had an $87 million writedown; “Turbo” in 2013 resulted in a $13.5 million writedown; and this year’s “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” caused a $57 million writedown. This is rather obviously not a sustainable trend from a business standpoint, and investors are beginning to worry about the studio’s long-term prospects.