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‘LEGO’ Sequel Due May 26, 2017

As if everything wasn’t already awesome enough for Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie, the studio has made official a release date for a sequel: May 26, 2017. The movie has proven ... Continue Reading →
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Diehl Named Nick’s VP Animation Development

Audrey Diehl has been promoted to VP of animation development for Nickelodeon Group, the network announced today. Diehl’s promotion from executive director of development to the ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Catmull to Speak on ‘Creativity, Inc.’

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull will give a talk April 16 called “Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” for Live Talks Business ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Anderson Dishes on ‘Pompeii’ VFX

Great disasters have long been popular settings for moviemaker looking to tell human and even intimate stories, and Pompeii certainly follows in that tradition. The film, released today ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds its New ‘Fantastic Four’

It has a director and now a cast — can Fox’s reboot of the self-proclaimed World’s Greatest Comic Magazine restore to glory Marvel’s first family? The just-revealed ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Takes ‘Edison’s Secret Lab’ into Production

Genius Brands International has begun production on its new animated children’s series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. The pilot episode, titled “If the Fossil Fits,” ... Continue Reading →
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Dentsu Brings Anime ‘LBX’ to Nicktoons

The popular Japanese anime series LBX is coming to the United States with a deal to air on Nicktoons later this year. LBX (a.k.a. “Little Battlers eXperience”) is a Bandai ... Continue Reading →
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Wildseed Unveils Kidson-Based Web Series

U.K.-based Wildseed Studios has released the first episodes of a new animated series based on the work of underground comic-strip artist Ralph Kidson on its YouTube channel. Wildseed, ... Continue Reading →
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Ubisoft Montreal Adopts OpenStage 2 Markerless Mo-Cap

Video game studio Ubisoft Montreal is going markerless, striking a deal with Organic Motion to use its OpenStage 2 motion-capture system. OpenStage 2 is designed to reduce costs and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Top BAFTA Awards

Frozen walked away with another cool honor this weekend, nabbing the BAFTA for Best Animated Film at a ceremony in London. Directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck took home the honor ... Continue Reading →