One animated feature is bucking the trend, and rather than delaying its release date, it’s moving it forward.
Universal is replacing the current version in theaters with a new version that contains “improved visual effects.”
Projects will be produced through DeBlois’s recently formed Anvil Pictures banner.
The one-year paid program is pitched as the first program to cover animation writing for both films and tv.
Arriving July 3, 2020.
These two vfx-driven films could end up losing a combined $150-200 million.
The new shorts will launch in December.
Writers who are developing hybrid animation projects can now participate in Universal’s Writers Program.
“Mortal Engines” is among the more unusual vfx-laden films of next year.
“My Little Pony” had a solid launch in theaters. Here’s a few factors to consider when looking at the numbers from its opening weekend.
The Croods family is making a comeback, while “Paranormal Activity” producer Jason Blum is overseeing “Spooky Jack.”
With over $600 million in global box office, “Despicable Me 3” is a success, but one aspect of the film’s performance should cause concern for Universal.
Chinese audiences are turning out for Gru and his Minions.
Why is a guy who made his reputation in vfx taking over a character animation studio? We’ve got some theories.
Comcast would reportedly pay over $3 billion for the animation studio.
Can Illumination replicate the success it has enjoyed with the Despicable Me franchise?
Buoyed by the success of Minions, Universal is launched a new kids division.
The ‘Minions’ is a hit with audiences and a miss with critics. Who got it right?
Illumination has optioned Mofac Alfred’s online hit ‘Johnny Express’ and made a first-look pact with the studio.
Illumination/Universal’s push to make its Minions a household name is reaching into some kooky corners.
Not one, but two animated features are currently raking in big box office bucks.
“The Secret Life of Pets” makes no bones about its aim to launch an arsenal of non-stop animal gags.
Seth MacFarlane has been accused of ripping off the foul-mouthed-teddy-bear concept for his 2012 film “Ted” from a California company called Bengal Mangle Productions.
Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have moved the release date of the Minions spin-off movie from December 19, 2014 to …