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New ‘Dory’ Spot Previews an Emotional Journey

Oh, jeez. Ellen DeGeneres’ “EllenTube” premiered the latest trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, and it’s clear that the masters of CG emotional manipulation ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon Ent. Announces Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie

A decade since the last time America’s favorite cantankerous cat was seen on the big screen in the live-action/CG hybrid flick Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Alcon Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Ink Toon Feature Deal with STX

Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions have signed an overall deal to write, produce and star in a to-be-titled animated movie project for STX Entertainment. The deal, announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Charts Star-Studded Season 2

Season two of its Emmy-nominated animated series Miles from Tomorrowland will launch on Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel (9 a.m. ET), and the intergalactic CG adventures will be packed ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Tippett’s Week: Uncovered ‘Star Wars’ Pics, AMA and HoloGrid Demos

Special effects legend Phil Tippett has three pretty cool pieces of news to share this week. It seems that he found and developed a roll of film from the making of the original Star ... Continue Reading →
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WIA & Lindsay Doran Present ‘The Quagmire of the Female Character’

Women in Animation invites members and non-members to attend an invigorating discussion with film biz veteran Lindsay Doran on “The Quagmire of the Female Character.” Taking ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

The Creator of the Original Regal Cinemas Roller-Coaster Animation Has Died Portland, Oregon vfx animator John McLaughlin’s credits also include Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Invites Guests into Beast’s Castle in ‘Beauty’ Teaser

Walt Disney Studios has released a first sneak-peek teaser for its upcoming live-action musical revamp of Beauty and the Beast — arriving in theaters March 17, 2017. The subtle ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Developing ‘Gakkimals’ Series

VIZ Media has acquired production and licensing rights to develop an animated series based on the Japanese children’s property Gakkimals. The show will follow the wonderful adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Goes MSU Presenting 13 Plein-Air Films

Animafest Zagreb and the Croatian capital’s Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzej suvremene umjetnosti) are once again teaming up to present Animation Goes MSU as a central program ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yu-Gi-Oh’ Racks Up Global Streaming Deals

4K Media and Cinedigm have secured several new SVOD and VOD partners for animated action franchise Yu-Gi-Oh! across Europe and other international territories. “4K Media has ... Continue Reading →
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Heritage Presents Chuck Jones Auction for Grinch’s 50th

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, one of the most beloved animated TV holiday specials of all time. To help the mean green machine ... Continue Reading →
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Canada-China Film Fest Holds Prelaunch in Beijing

The Canada China International Film Festival Committee held its first Chinese pre-launch event at the Beijing International Film Festival late last month, attended by over 200 representatives ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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Voice of Scrooge McDuck Alan Young Dies Age 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, best known for starring as Wilbur on the classic 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney’s DuckTales and other television ... Continue Reading →
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‘Steven Universe: The Return’ Coming to DVD June 7

As Cartoon Network presents broadcast premieres of all-new Steven Universe episodes, fans can catch up on some of the young hero’s most gem-tacular adventures from seasons one ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Spain Rebrands as Mondo TV Iberoamerica

Mondo TV Spain is undergoing a rebrand, and has changed its name to Mondo TV Iberoamerica. The company has announced it will shift focus over to the development and co-production of ... Continue Reading →