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It’s an ‘Apes’ World at the Box Office

Caesar has triumphed again. The new VFX-heavy feature Dawn of the Planet of the Apes easily conquered the box office this weekend with a strong $73 million domestic opening. The film’s ... Continue Reading →
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Meet Uku, Star of Next Year’s Pixar Short ‘Lava’

We wrote a while back about the Pixar short Lava, which will screen in front of next summer’s feature Inside Out. Now the first image from the film itself has cropped up, featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Collectible Auction Brings in $1.28 million

Cartoon collectibles are hot! Heritage Auctions, one of the top sellers of high-end entertainment collectibles, sold for more than $98,000 an unrestored production cel and master background ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Rolls Out Programming Schedule

Look out! With Comic-Con International: San Diego now less than two weeks away, the full schedule is rolling out on the event’s website. As in past years, the con releases one ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Futurama’ Top Animated Emmy Noms

Robot Chicken and Futurama each scored two nominations in the animation and VFX categories for the 2014 Emmy Awards, announced this morning. Robot Chicken earned a nomination for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Sets Feature Film Retrospective

GKIDS will screen a retrospective of its films in six U.S. markets over eight weeks, starting July 12 and running through Sept. 3. The program, titled An Animated World: Celebrating ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate DreamWorks’ 20th at the Hollywood Bowl

Take a listen to the 20th anniversary of DreamWorks Animation with a special concert event set for July 18-19 at the world-famous Hollywood Bowl. Jack Black, who voices Po in the Kung ... Continue Reading →
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Vancouver Film School expands to Shanghai

Vancouver Film School has teamed up with Shanghai University to create Vancouver Film School Shanghai, which will be a jointly operated film school. The school will open in the fall ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers’ Scribe to Adapt ‘Dumbo’ to Live Action

It worked for 101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent, so why not Dumbo? Disney has announced it is developing a live-action feature film based on its 1941 animated classic ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Sports Series ‘City of Hoops’

Sports is a fertile but underdeveloped genre for entertainment, something that the animated series City of Hoops is looking to rectify. The 3D series explores the game of life through ... Continue Reading →