The Touching, Personal Journey of Joe Mateo’s ‘Blush’

We know all too well the seven stages of grief. Now imagine working through them while writing and directing an animated short film based directly on a devastating personal tragedy. But that’s exactly what Emmy Award-winning artist and filmmaker Joe Mateo (Prep & Landing, Big Hero 6) put himself through with his brand-new CG animated … Read more

The 15 Best Family Movies on Netflix (October 2021)

If you’ve already gone through the mountain of emotions that was The Squid Game, you may want to calm your nerves or share a quiet weekend with the family. In either case, Netflix has you covered with its extensive content catalog. A catalog so extensive actually that it can be easy to miss some movies … Read more

Free VIEW Conference 2021 Registration Now Open

VIEW Conference 2021 has announced an expansive free program of events featuring master filmmakers and leaders in animation, VFX, virtual production and games. The conference and accompanying VIEWFest film festival take place from October 17 to 22, in the city of Torino, Italy, with online access opening up the entire week of events to a … Read more

Gaumont Announces New Executive Hires to Lead European Expansion

LOS ANGELES/PARIS – Gaumont has announced the hire of Karen Vermeulen and Cyril Le Pesant, confirming the expansion of its global animation and family efforts in Europe. The film and production company’s work includes the award-winning series, Narcos; the upcoming animated series for Amazon Prime, Do, Re & Mi starring Kristen Bell (Frozen) and Jackie … Read more

Fans Not Happy with ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Design Changes

The highly anticipated upcoming reboot of 90s-kid-favorite live-action / animated hybrid Space Jam, is causing a bit of a fuss with fans who aren’t happy with what they’ve seen, and heard, about the new film. For sure the film won’t look the same as many remember; most notably absent will be Pepé Le Pew, the … Read more

DreamWorks Animation Returns to the Frontier in ‘Spirit Untamed’

Galloping into cinemas June 4, DreamWorks Animation’s newest animated feature, Spirit Untamed tells the story of a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong, who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. Directed by studio veteran Elaine Bogan (Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television’s Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia), the film … Read more

Breaking Down DreamWorks Animation’s Annie Nominations

Voting for the 48th Annie Awards ends April 9 at midnight, and out of 31 award categories, DreamWorks Animation has been nominated in 14, with 20 nominations in total. On the feature side, their recent CG animated comedies, The Croods: A New Age and Trolls World Tour, are in consideration, as well as Taylor Meacham’s … Read more

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Spirit Untamed’ Arrives on Digital

Spirit Untamed is an animated adventure about family and friendship that tells the story of a headstrong girl, longing for a place to belong, who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. Releasing today, the film is now available to own on Digital from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and DreamWorks … Read more

Actors who would be perfect for a live action Tim Burton animations

Warner Bros. Pictures In recent years, there is a trend in Disney productions to make live-action adaptations of animated classics. As of yet, there are no plans for an adaptation of Tim Burton’s animations; However, it is not difficult to imagine that sooner or later one will be made and there are actors who would … Read more

‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ Now Available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray and DVD

Today marks the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD release of director Tom McGrath and DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby: Family Business; also available on digital, the hit film’s home entertainment release is packed with goodies, including a brand-new short. The sequel to the studio’s 2017’s blockbuster hit, The Boss Baby, which McGrath also directed, … Read more