French CG studio TeamTO has recently announced the start of prouction on the original animated series My Knight and Me. The 52 x 11 medieval comedy is targeted twards kids aged 6 to 11 and will be co-produced by Thuristar, with participation of broadcasters Canal+ Family, Teletoon+, Super RTL, VRT-Ketnet, RTBF-Ouftivi and distributor Cake Entertainment. […]
Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore) has just unveiled the official website and trailer for their upcoming short project, Taking Flight. The CG animated short is directed by Brandon Oldenburg and executive produced by William Joyce and Trish Farnsworth-Smith, with Robert Pasin and Lampton Epochs on board as producers, while Wendell […]
Studio 100 International has just unleashed their CG family feature Maya the Bee Movie throughout Colombia, with the movie scheduled for theatrical release in over 70 screens throughout Colombia’s largest cinema groups, Cine Colombia and Cinemark. The marketing campaign for the Maya the Bee Movie has been going on since early January, with trailers being […]
Bent Image Lab has recently posted the award winning short film Proximity on Vimeo. The short, which was directed by Joshua Cox, is notable for being mistaken for a live action video even though it was created entirely in CG, with the exception of two props – a feather duster and a hand. Proximity delves […]
Disney Jr. is currently developing a new preschool-targeted adventure series using iconic Disney characters with a racing theme. Titled ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers,’ the series is slated for a 2017 release and will feature Mickey Mouse and the gang; Pluto, Goofy, Daisy, and Donald. The hybrid CG animated/live action series will take the characters […]
One Piece is definitely not a stranger to inter-franchise crossovers, after all, the IP has already appeared in various crossover videogames and even had a TV special with Dragonball, Naruto, and Toriko. However, Luffy’s appearance on Yo nimo Kimyō na Monogatari this April 11 will be particularly noteworthy because it’s going to be a CG/live […]
It’s easy to imagine a live-action spot for games like Call of Duty or even Final Fantasy. The scenarios are exaggerated and the costumes would require work to reproduce in real life, but you’re mostly still working with human characters. But how do you do a live action spot for Candy Crush: Soda Saga and […]
According to a recent report by THR, Disney is prepping a new Live-Action/CG Hybrid film titled “In the Land of Imagined Things,” after picking up the script form Joe Henderson and tapping former Lego Ninjago storyboard artist Charlie Bean for the director’s seat.
Focus Features has just released a new featurette for the upcoming LAIKA stop motion/CG animated feature, The Boxtrolls. The featurette serves as an introduction for the film’s characters, delving deep along with some of the voice cast, which includes Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg. You can check out the […]
Another day, another exciting thing from the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International. This time, it’s the first official image from Paramount’s SpongeBob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water 3D CG movie. The film is slated for a February 13, 2015 release and serves as the follow up to the 2004’s The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. The image […]
According to a recent Variety report, Universal Pictures, Media Rights Capital, and Seth MacFarlane are currently being sued for allegedly infringing the copyrights of Bengal Mangle Productions’ web series Charlie the Abusive Teddy and Acting School Academy, citing that MacFarlane’s CG animated bear Ted bear similarities to Charlie, with regard to appearance and behavior.
Granted that the recent Space Pirate Captain Harlock CG movie failed to live up to the expectations of longtime fans of the franchise, but it can’t be denied that the film itself can stand on its own merits (and can actually be appreciated better by people unfamiliar with the iconic anime series), so it’s still […]