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‘Roger Rabbit’ Star Bob Hoskins Dies at 71

Prolific British actor Bob Hoskins, best known in the toon world for his role as private eye Eddie Valiant in Robert Zemeckis’ groundbreaking 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Movie’ Builds Up Warner’s Q1 Profits

Things are clicking into place for Time Warner, Inc. as the company reports that the blockbuster performance of its animated hit The LEGO Movie (good job, Animal Logic!) and vfx filled ... Continue Reading →
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WME Signs Triggerfish

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Hollywood agency WME has signed on Cape Town-based indie Triggerfish Animation Studios for Stateside representation. Known as “the Pixar of ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Initiative The Bridge Calls for Participants

Last year, the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) proposed an initiative to address the skills gap in the local Games, Animation and VFX industries between what education ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary’ Gets Annecy Premiere

Toei Animation’s upcoming CG animated feature film Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary will make its global debut at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 9-14). ... Continue Reading →
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13-Year-Old Animator Wins Aardman Contest

A young teen from the large English town of Milton Keynes will get to see her stop-motion animated short air across the nation after winning a filmmaking competition presented by Aardman ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Re-Ups ‘Littlest Pet Shop’ for Third Season

Fans of Hub Network’s colorful, cuddly animated series Littlest Pet Shop will get to enjoy brand new third season adventures of Blythe and her furry friends starting May 31 at ... Continue Reading →
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KaBOOM! Preps ‘Uncle Grandpa’ Comics

KaBOOM!, an award-winning imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, is teaming up with Cartoon Network’s licensing and merchandising arm to bring hit animated comedy Uncle Grandpa to ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag’s ‘Anya’ Arrives to Help Russian Children

Irish studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new four-minute animated short, titled Anya, which charts 20 years in the life of a Russian orphan in order to highlight the work done by ... Continue Reading →
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Milk Shakes Up BAFTAs with ‘Doctor Who’

London based indie visual effects house Milk has won a British Academy Television Craft Award for its outstanding vfx work on the BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: Day ... Continue Reading →