Animated Films

  • Animation films hit by budget roadblocks in India: Sonakshi Sinha 10-04-2014 10:00 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha feels that animation films are yet to take off in India primarily due to budget constraints. "I think animation films abroad have taken off on good way since 12-15 years or so. May be here nobody has taken that seriously or not got into it seriously....
  • Oscars 2014: 'Frozen' wins best animated feature film 03-03-2014 07:52 AM

    Los Angeles: Disney's fairytale musical 'Frozen' has won the Oscar for best animated feature. The 3-D film about a magically icy princess and her sister was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, with voicing by Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad. It's loosely based on the 19th century...
  • Sneak Peek: Animated film 'The Lego Movie' 20-06-2013 11:10 PM

    'The Lego Movie' is an upcoming computer-animated comedy film. ...
  • Made 'Delhi Safari' for my daughter: Nikhil Advani 13-11-2012 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: Nikhi Advani's 'Delhi Safari', which is in consideration for Best Animated Feature Oscar with 20 other films, says he made the film for his six-year-old daughter. The director has been behind relationship dramas like 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Salaam-e-Ishq' and 'Patiala House'. When asked whether it was a...
  • 'Wreck-It Ralph' was challenging: Indian animator 08-11-2012 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: US-based Indian animator Avneet Kaur, who has worked on Walt Disney's forthcoming movie 'Wreck-It Ralph' as technical director, says they researched new ideas and explored innovative techniques to bring the creative vision of the characters and wonderful worlds of the film to life. Kaur, who worked as simulation...
  • Oscars: 21 animated features vying for nominations 05-11-2012 11:02 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Brave,' 'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Rise of the Guardians' are among the animated features angling for an Oscar nomination. The motion picture academy said Friday that 21 films have been submitted for consideration in the Academy Awards' animated feature category. 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax,' 'Frankenweenie,' 'Ice Age Continental Drift'...
  • 'Tintin', 'Rango', 'Rio' in Oscar race 06-11-2011 02:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Eighteen animated features, including Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin', 'Kung Fu Panda 2', 'Rio' and 'Rango' are in the run for a nomination at the 84th Academy Awards. There could be as many as five nominees for best animated feature film at the the Oscars 2011 if...
  • Katrina Kaif does action for the first time 23-08-2011 10:40 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif will be seen doing an action sequence for the first time in Rajeev Ruia's upcoming animation movie "Main Krishna Hoon", where she plays a cameo. "There is an action sequence of Katrina Kaif in the film. She has done marvellous action. This is the first time...
  • Swami Vivekananda's life in 3D animation 05-08-2011 03:05 PM

    Kolkata: A 3D animation film depicting the life and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda will be released worldwide in 2013 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the social reformer and founder of the Ramakrishna Mission. "For one who knows him, it is a treat to know some unknown facts and...
  • 'Lion King' 3D to release on July 29th 07-07-2011 06:32 PM

    Mumbai: The 3D remake of Walt Disney's Lion King is set to hit the Indian theatres ahead of its international release. The animated film, which was released more than a decade back, will be releasing in India on 29 July whereas it will be releasing in the US on 16...
  • Lopez to lend voice in next 'Ice Age' 28-04-2011 12:36 PM

    London: Singer Jennifer Lopez, Jeremy Renner, Drake and Wanda Sykes have signed up to appear in forthcoming animated sequel Ice Age: Continental Drift. The singer-and-actress has been signed on to play Shira, a sabre toothed tiger who serves as a love interest for franchise regular Diego in new animated adventure,...
  • Indian animation has to go beyond mythology: Shorey 08-04-2011 03:15 PM

    Mumbai: India has a huge market for animation films but the homegrown industry has to move beyond mythological themes, says talented actor Ranvir Shorey, who has just given the voiceover for the Hindi version of the 3D Hollywood film Rio. "India has a huge market for animation films, but is...
  • Shaan, Sunidhi to give voiceover 15-03-2011 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood's well-known playback singers Shaan and Sunidhi Chauhan will give the voiceover for the lead characters Blu and Jewel, respectively, for the English version of 3D animation movie Rio. "I wanted to do an animation film for years. 'RIO is such an amazing film that I just had...
  • Mumbai set to host first animation film fest 03-02-2011 06:47 PM

    Mumbai: If you are a fan of animated characters, here is good news for you. The Enlighten Film Society is organising a film festival, starting on Sunday, especially for animation movie aficionados. The festival will go on till February 27th. Movies will be screened every Friday and Sunday. Films like...
  • Toonz Animation to make mechandise with 'Twinergy' characters 29-10-2010 03:47 PM

    Chennai: Thiruvananthapuram-based Toonz Animation has set up a merchandising division, hoping to cash in on the characters in its feature film Twinergy starring Amitabh Bachchan. "We have decided to focus on animated feature films. In order to cash on the animated characters we have started a merchandising division. We will...
  • Watch out! Kung Fu Panda hits Indian theatres 11-07-2008 12:09 AM

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday hit back at critics who have raised doubts on the future of his opening combination with Virender Sehwag following their recent form slump, saying with an average of 53 they are still the best in the country. We still average 53 as an opening...
  • Estop: Still no Tashan for multiplexes 29-04-2008 12:16 PM

    Nairobi: Middle-order Kenyan batsman Tanmay Mishra believes it is every cricketer's dream to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League which continues to attract the big-name stars. The India-born, 25-year-old Mishra will become the first Kenyan player to feature in the league when he joins the Hyderabad-based franchise Deccan Chargers...
  • After Robo, Rajini gets animated over Sultan 14-01-2008 09:56 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka will not name a successor to head coach Trevor Bayliss until after the tour of England which starts next month. Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee chairman DS de Silva said because of the time factor they had appointed Stuart Law as interim coach for the England tour....
  • Pixel perfect scene for special effects 01-06-2007 10:21 PM

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