How Disney is remaking its animated films in live action

Mark Harrison Feature Apr 14, 2014

As hand-drawn animation falls out of favour, Disney's dipping into its vault to reimagine various classics as live action movies...

Exclusive: Laika chasing Terry Gilliam for animated film

Ryan Lambie News Mar 13, 2014

A stop-motion film by Terry Gilliam? The director's exclusively revealed that the makers of Coraline have approached about making one...

Hayao Miyazaki officially announces his retirement

Ryan Lambie News Sep 6, 2013

At a live press conference, Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki announces his sad retirement from feature filmmaking...

Looking back at the animated films of Rene Laloux

Aliya Whiteley Feature Jun 21, 2013

Laloux's three feature-length animated films are all fascinating and worth tracking down, as Aliya explains...

Bob Godfrey 1921 - 2013

Mark Pickavance Feature Feb 26, 2013

Mark Pickavance remembers one of his personal heroes, the creator of Roobarb, Henry's Cat and much, much more, UK animator Bob Godfrey...

Exclusive: brand new CG animation studio for the UK?

Simon Brew News Nov 22, 2012

The director of Arthur Christmas is trying to set up a major animation studio in the UK, we can exclusively reveal…

Sarah Smith interview: Arthur Christmas, animation and America

Simon Brew Interview Nov 22, 2012

The director of Arthur Christmas, out on disc now, looks back at the film, the stop-motion glass ceiling, and Aardman in America…

The stop motion animation box office glass ceiling

Simon Brew Feature Sep 13, 2012

As Aardman's The Pirates! arrives on disc, and ParaNorman hits UK cinemas, Simon wonders why interest in stop motion animation is limited...

American animation and mainstream cinema

Ryan Lambie News Mar 5, 2012

With so much of US animation aimed at children in the past, is it possible, Ryan wonders, that attitudes are gradually changing…?

How 2012 is shaping up to be a golden year for animated movies

Simon Brew News Nov 1, 2011

Mainstream animation is thriving right now. But, as he looks ahead to some of the treats in store for 2012, Simon wonders if it's going to get even better...