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Saldanha Signs Five-Year Fox Deal

Rio director Carlos Saldanha (also of Ice Age fame) has signed an exclusive five-year production and development deal with 20th Century Fox, which released the Brazilian-flavored CG ... Continue Reading →
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Method Studios Create Epic ‘Cloud Atlas’ FX

Method Studios combined efforts of three of its locations—Los Angeles, Vancouver and London—to complete a total of 398 shots for, and was the main visual effects vender on, Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Crowd-Funder Anipipo Previews

Japanese / Thai I.T. service development company Goopa has launched a preview of its crowd-funding service Anipipo on Thursday, Anime News Network reports. The site will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Harmony Gold Founder Sentenced in Berlusconi Tax Trial

Further proof that the world of animation is not purely a candy-coated, kid-friendly wonderland: Harmony Gold USA founder Frank Agrama, who is best known for exec producing the dubs ... Continue Reading →
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‘Laland’ Seeks Co-Pros at Cinekid 2012

The kid-targeted HD CG-animated series Laland (52 x 7), produced by Kotoc and represented by Nottingham Forest, has been selected to participate in Amsterdam’s Cinekid media festival ... Continue Reading →
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Bent, Hallmark Scare Up ‘Hoops & Yoyo Halloween’

Portland, Oregon-based toon studio Bent Image Lab has joined forces once again with Hallmark, this time to produce the 2D-animated comedy special Hoops & Yoyo’s Haunted Halloween, ... Continue Reading →
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Paris FX to Spotlight ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’

The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Clone Wars’ Season 4 Arrives on Disc

Today is a stellar day for fans of Cartoon Network / Lucasfilm Animation’s CG series Star Wars: The Clone Wars as season 4 of the celebrated show comes to DVD and Blu-ray today, thanks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monster’ Gallery Show Spotlights Disney Talent

Check out these great photos from the opening of Disney Television Animation’s fall art gallery show, “Some Kind of Monster”! The show spotlighted submissions from Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Run Wrake Has Died

U.K.-based animator and illustrator Run Wrake, whose 2005 short film Rabbit won the Best Film Award at the British Animation Awards as well as the McLaren Award at the Edinburgh Film ... Continue Reading →