UK digital visual effects company Cinesite is to create a slate of family animation features with 3Qu Media, the new CG-animation production company headed by Shrek producer John Williams and Henry Skelsy, managing partner of Fulton Capital Management.
The first project will be Charming, an irreverent animated comedy that re-imagines the tales of Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty who discover they are all engaged to the same prince.
The film will be produced by Williams and directed by Ross Vemokur (Animal Crackerz).
Williams said: “We believe Charming can be a big commercial success and we hope this will be the beginning of a long time feature animation association between 3Qu and Cinesite’s super talented artists, technicians, and production team.”
Cinesite MD Antony Hunt said: “Feature animation is a natural extension of our talent and infrastructure.
“This deal is
Teeny Tiny Dogs is one of 14 Amazon original pilots now playing for free at Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM. Viewer response will help determine which of these shows return with full seasons.
We asked Lisa Henson about the show, what she would every parent and child to know about it, and her inspirations.
Describe Teeny Tiny Dogs …
Teeny Tiny Dogs follows four dogs - Butch, Butterfly, Dinky and Polly - as they help one another navigate the big world despite their teeny,
LOVEFiLM members in the UK and Germany will be able to watch the content and viewer response will then help determine which series Amazon Studios take into full-season production. The move follows the announcement of Amazon Studios’ first pilot production commitment last December which gave six original comedy shows the green light. It brings the total number of Amazon Studios pilots currently in production to 11.
The eleven pilots include:
Creative Galaxy – Creative Galaxy is an animated interactive art adventure series, designed to inspire kids’ creative thinking through crafts, story, music and dance. The series was created by Angela Santomero, creator of Super Why!, the Emmy-nominated literacy series, Blue
Related story on The Daily Beast: The Super Bowl May Harm Your Masculinity
Nothing unites Republicans quite like the unshakable belief that Barack Obama has become the Carrie Bradshaw of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, unable to stop himself from frittering away ridiculous sums of money on frivolous things. But what Republicans never mention when railing against Obama's alleged fiscal recklessness is how much money he has spent, and what exactly he's spent it on.
Obama has slashed one tax dollar for every dollar he's spent on government programs.
To rectify the situation, Newsweek and The Daily Beast have come up with an exclusive estimate of the amount the president has spent on new legislation since taking office in January 2009. This
Congratulations, Paul Ryan, you just got the worst job in politics: the chance to respond to the State of the Union, the president's yearly address to Congress.
Related story on The Daily Beast: Nice Rhetoric, but Need Real Results
By its very design, the response spot is a diminishing one. There's no sergeant at arms to announce your arrival. No geeky lawmakers reserving prime seats four hours before curtain, awaiting a brief moment to press the flesh. The State of the Union is American political theater at its grandest. The rebutter-in this case, the 40-year-old Wisconsin congressman-is usually exiled to a black-box setup, condemned to perform before an empty crowd. Last year, Republicans made a huge improvement in stage
The U.S.-South Korean film from directors Howard E. Baker, John Fox and Kyeong-ho Lee portrays an orphaned fish who is transplanted to an exotic reef to live with an eccentric aunt after getting caught in a fishing net in Boston harbor.
Also lending their voices to The Reef are Evan Rachel Wood, Fran Drescher and Donal Logue.
In all, Sprockets will screen 43 animated films from a total lineup of 98 films -- 39 features and 59 shorts.
These include closing night film The Ugly Duckling and Me, an Ireland/Denmark/France/Germany co-production by Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich; French animator Michel Ocelot's Azur and Asmar; Janis Cimermanis' The Three Musketeers from Denmark; and Khan Kluay, another 3D-animated movie from Thailand's Kompin Komgunmird.
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.