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Universal Buys MacGuff for Illumination Ent.

Universal Pictures has bought French animation studio Mac Guff Ligne for Illumination Entertainment, according to Deadline.com. Illumination and Mac Guff worked together on CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Icebox to Produce Glenn Back Toon

We don’t know whether to laugh or cry about this, but conservative talk show host  and author Glenn Beck has inked a deal with production house Icebox to produce a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Panzner Offers Up an Excellent, New ‘LHOOQ’

If you’re looking for a thought-provoking new read that focuses on arts, literature, music, dance, and yes, animation, you should definitely check out talented animation producer/director/digital ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Screens 45 Shorts for Oscar Consideration

Last weekend, the Academy screened the 45 projects that were submitted for Best Animated Shorts consideration. Members of the Shorts and Animation branch of the Academy will vote for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ Serves Up a 9/11 Gag

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has never been one to be afraid of tackling controversial subjects, but he managed to ruffle a few more feathers this past Sunday. In the Nov. 13 ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Tangled’ Short Screens with ‘Beauty and the Beast’

If you’ve missed Rapunzel, Flynn Rider and Maximus from Byron Howard and Nathan Greno’s Oscar-nominated  2010 feature Tangled, we have some great news for you. Disney will premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Media Invites Animation Pitches

If you have an idea for a killer animated show, the folks at multi-platform distributor Mondo Media want to hear from you, folks! The incubator behind shows such as Happy Tree Friends ... Continue Reading →
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Box Office Gods Smile at ‘Immortals’ and ‘Puss’

It was a good weekend for Tarsem Singh’s Immortals, the vfx-laden Henry Cavill-starrer, which was the No. 1 movie at the box office and made $32 million in the U.S. and $36 million ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros.’ Greenlights Hybrid ‘Lego’ Movie

Warner Bros. has given the go-ahead to the upcoming Lego movie, based on the popular Danish construction toy, reports Variety. The feature, which will be written and directed by Phil ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases First Image from Pixar’s ‘Small Fry’

USA Today unveiled the first image from the new Toy Story short Small Fry today. The short accompanies The Muppets (in theaters on Nov. 23). Directed and written by Pixar veteran Angus ... Continue Reading →