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Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Delve into the 620 shots delivered by the studio under VFX supe Jonathan Fawkner to bring back Rocket, ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: Mort Plays the Long Game in ‘All Hail King Julien: Exiled’

The animated world of talking animals meets the pageantry of power struggles in the all-new, standalone series All Hail King Julien: Exiled, which launches on Friday, May 12. This fresh ... Continue Reading →
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Team Entertainment to Rep Caligari’s ‘Coconut’ in Italy

German indie production house Caligari Films has appointed Team Entertainment to represent the first and second seasons of its charming CG-animated preschool series Coconut The Little ... Continue Reading →
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Karl Kerschl ‘Robotech’ Variant Covers Set Revealed The iconic ’80s sci-fi anime returns with a new comic series this July 26, from Titan. Check out a gallery of five ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration ’17 Calls for Entries

Submissions for The World Animation Celebration 2017 are now open! Presented by Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine and hosted by Sony Pictures Animation, WAC is an international ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inner Workings’ Creator Leo Matsuda Signs to WME, Gotham Group

Annie Award-nominated animation artist and writer-director of the Disney theatrical short Inner Workings (released with Moana), Leo Matsuda, has signed on with WME and Gotham Group ... Continue Reading →
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WBTVG Ups Peter Girardi to Head Blue Ribbon & Alternative Animation

Warner Bros. Television Group has promoted creative executive Peter Girardi to the post of Executive Vice President of its digital studio Blue Ribbon Content, and Alternative Programming ... Continue Reading →
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AAN, Digital Lab Africa Team for Transmedia Pitch Category

Following last month’s announcement of the pitch competition partnership between DISCOP, the African Animation Network and Annecy International Animation Film Festival & Market, ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Quarterly Call Confirms ‘SpongeBob 3,’ ‘Loud House’ Movie

On Thursday, Viacom held its quarterly earnings call, putting a strong emphasis on the success of Nickelodeon animation brands and highlighting plans for feature film and merch expansions ... Continue Reading →
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Variety’s 2017 10 Animators to Watch Congratulations to these amazing artists! This year’s list: Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, ... Continue Reading →