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Rare Rambaldi ‘E.T.’ Painting Up for Auction

An original painting of the titular alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial by the character’s designer, Carlo Rambaldi, is up for auction with ... Continue Reading →
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Norman, Wooley Set for World Animation Celebration

Prolific voice actor Michael-Leon Wooley has been set as host of the World Animation Celebration, with legendary Disney animator Floyd Norman scheduled as the guest speaker. The international ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Letter to Momo’ Delivers at Home

A very light week for animated home video releases is nonetheless brightened considerably by the release of Hiroyuki Okiura’s A Letter to Momo (Cinedigm Entertainment, $29.95 ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces ‘Moana’ Feature for 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans for the animated feature Moana, a CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Opens with $17M Weekend

The Book of Life opened wide to solid results, selling an estimated $17 million in tickets this weekend. That’s good enough for third place at the box office, behind the opening ... Continue Reading →
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Animating the Active Mind of ‘Kirby Buckets’

Animation and live action haven’t always gotten along terribly well together in the same frame — Who Framed Roger Rabbit? excepted. But with the tech getting better and animation ... Continue Reading →
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2014 animago Awards Announced

The winners of the 2014 animago Awards for animation, visual effects, visualisation, game design and interactive media were announced Oct. 16 at a festive gala event in the Metropolis ... Continue Reading →
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Preview Clip Released for Disney’s ‘Feast’

We’re only a few weeks away from its general release, but Disney has served up an early taste of its new short film, Feast. Directed by Patrick Osborne and produced by Kristina ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Divulges ‘Dragon 2′ Deleted Scene

Next week sees the release of the digital download of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 (the DVD and Blu-ray follow Nov. 11), and DreamWorks TV has debuted a deleted ... Continue Reading →
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Ryan Quincy Talks Artist-Driven Disney XD Spots

What do animators The Brothers McLeod, artist Buff Monster, street artist Tristan Eaton, and animators Joel Trussell and Ryan Quincy have in common? All of them have been tapped to ... Continue Reading →