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Daily News Bytes: LEGO Flash Speeds to Disc, Animafest Selections, Ava DuVernay Irons Out ‘A Wrinkle’ & More

WIA Conversations: Nika Futterman RSVP to reserve your spot at this informative, intimate conversation with the accomplished voice actress, hosted by Amy Ulrich for Women in Animation. ... Continue Reading →
The Bad Guys

DreamWorks Options ‘The Bad Guys’ by Aaron Blabey; Etan Cohen Adapting

DreamWorks Animation has optioned rights to turn best-selling kids’ graphic novel series The Bad Guys into an animated feature. The Scholastic titles are written and illustrated by ... Continue Reading →
Steward Burris

JAMM Hires Steward Burris as Animation Supervisor

Santa Monica-based creative visual effects studio JAMM has hired on animation veteran and longtime collaborator Steward Burris as Animation Supervisor. Burris has been working with ... Continue Reading →
Path of Blood

One-Man Paper Cut-Out Epic ‘Path of Blood’ Gets Blu-ray Release

A quite unusual and ambitious DIY project will be available to home audiences next week as Synapse Films releases the sword-swinging, gore-spraying samurai epic Bath of Blood on Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
SlimeZone

Nickelodeon Launches Social VR Experience SlimeZone with IMAX

Nickelodeon and IMAX Corp. have teamed up to bring the network’s first multiplayer social virtual reality experience “SlimeZone” to IMAX VR Experience Centres globally — ... Continue Reading →
The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

Electronica Duo Basement Jaxx Signs on to ‘Dave Spud’

London-based studio The Illuminated Film Company and commissioning broadcaster CITV have confirmed the voice cast for animated comedy series The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, and announced ... Continue Reading →
Paw Patrol

Canadian Screen Awards: Creative Fiction Winners Announced

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television held its Gala Honouring Excellence in Creative Fiction Storytelling on Tuesday, one of a series of awards ceremonies celebrating the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Celebrating Women’s Day with ‘Spirit’, ‘Trolls’ on a Roll, Learn About London Animation & More

Inni Karine Melbye, The Mother of Norwegian Animation 1937-2018 Journalist and friend of the pioneering artist, Nancy Denney-Phelps, remembers Melbye on the occasion of her passing ... Continue Reading →
The Grinch

Trailer: Universal-Illumination’s ‘Grinch’ Gets A Rude Awakening

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have unveiled the official trailer for animated Dr. Seuss adaptation, The Grinch — the eighth feature from the acclaimed studio ... Continue Reading →
Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Exclusive Clip: Branch & Poppy “Hair Swear” in ‘Trolls’ S2

With season 2 of DreamWorks Animation Television’s Trolls: The Beat Goes On set to bring even more sparkle to Netflix streaming on Friday, March 9, we’re chuffed to share a fun ... Continue Reading →