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John Lasseter Receives Honorary CalArts Degree

California Institute of the Arts president Steven Lavine has bequeathed Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter with the 2014 honorary Doctor of Arts degree in celebration ... Continue Reading →
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Trunk Brings Coldplay’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to Life

Last week, acclaimed U.K. band Coldplay released a full 43-minute stream of their sixth studio album on iTunes in preparation for its retail release, and fans went wild. Richard Barnett ... Continue Reading →
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Israeli Animation Lobbies Against Iran

Who says animation is just for kids? Recently the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs has released a disturbingly cutesy looking animated video campaigning against any coming agreement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
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Bats & Supe Pic Gets Official Title

Warner Bros. has unmasked the official title for the highly anticipated live-action Batman-Superman film as Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (May 6, 2016). Principal photography ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO ‘Ninjago’ Movie Coming in 2016

‘Tis the season for major animated motion-picture date disclosures! Warner Bros. has announced the release date for its spin-off from The LEGO Movie ($460.8 million worldwide) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars’ Return In Exclusive DMA Short

Fans of Lightning McQueen and the rest of the Radiator Springs gang can check out an all-new short format adventure featuring the vehicular heros of Cars, available today exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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The Academy Presents The Art of Illustration

In conjunction with the “Icons of Animation” exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan (June 4 – August 16), The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Magics Up NoAm Rights for ‘Sailor Moon’

VIZ Media continues to prove it is the biggest player on the anime block this side of the Pacific by acquiring digital streaming, electronic sell through and home media rights for the ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →