Monthly Archives: May 2008

Cannes may be Animated!

Waltz with Bashir uses animation to portray fragmented memoriesThis year at the Cannes Film festival an animated documentary about the massacre in the Middle East is in the lead to win the Palme d’Or prize. Director Ari Folman attempts to … Continue reading

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New Bird on the Block: Wild Canary

Animation Magazine has an article about a new company getting into the animation biz called Wild Canary. Headed by former exec VP of Klasky-Csupo’s ka-chew! commercial division Richard Marlis and Carmen Italia, founder of Italia Partners, they are based in … Continue reading

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May Artist Spotlight: Dave Dorman

Ani-Jobs.com is proud to present the May Artist Spotlight with Dave Dorman! The Artist Spotlight, located in our Resume Cafe, is a great place to learn about professional artists working in our industry and the techniques they use on a … Continue reading

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No Voice Deal for Simpsons

According to Variety, Fox has announced that Simpsons will be a part of its fall lineup in its usual Sunday slot. However, no deal has been made with the voice talent for the next season. And with no deal comes … Continue reading

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Narnia Prince Reigns Over Weekend

Variety is reporting that “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” topped the domestic box office this weekend with sales reaching $56 million from just under 4,000 theaters. It didn’t do quite as well as the first in the Narnia series … Continue reading

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Mitchell Hurwitz says “Sit Down, Shut Up”

Emmy Award-winning writer Mitchell Hurwitz (“Arrested Development”) and Eric and Kim Tannenbaum (“Two and a Half Men”) have teamed up on a new FOX animated show called “Sit Down, Shut Up”(working title). The show is scheduled to air in the … Continue reading

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The Illusionist is Spotted at Cannes

AWN is reporting that Cannes audiences will be very lucky to see snippets from Pathe and Sylvain Chomet’s upcoming film “The Illusionist” at the Marche du Film. Chomet began working on the film in June 2006. He is writing and … Continue reading

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40 Pandas & Jack Black Open Cannes

(L.A. Times) AWN is reporting that DreamWorks Animation kicked off the 61st annual Cannes Film Festival today, as Jack Black, star of the company’s June 6 release, KUNG FU PANDA, spread “Panda-monium” as he emerged from a water taxi to … Continue reading

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nWave’s Ready to Go Around the World

Variety reports that the studio that made the 3-D animated film “Fly Me to the Moon” (to be released August 8th by Summit) is beginning production on their next feature “Around the World in 50 Years — 3D”. nWave Pictures, … Continue reading

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Fraggles Unearthed for Feature Film

Animation Magazine reports that the Weinstein Company has signed on to distribute a feature length live action film all about “Fraggle Rock”, currently in development at the Jim Henson Company. Cory Edwards, who previously directed the independent animated comedy Hoodwinked!, … Continue reading

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