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Louis C.K., Albert Brooks Sell Animated FX Pilot

Comedians Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks have teamed up to create and voice an animated comedy pilot for FX. C.K. and Brooks will write and executive produce the new show, which is untitled. ... Continue Reading →
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Animated, VFX Movies Earn ACE Eddie Noms

Anomalisa, Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur were nominated in the best animated feature film category for the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards. The list of nominees shows a strong presence ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force’ Still Stuns at Box Office

The New Year could scarcely slow Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ box office rampage, with the movie posting a record domestic gross of $88 million in its third weekend of release. That ... Continue Reading →
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Hour-long ‘Gravity Falls’ Finale Set for Feb. 15

Disney’s Emmy Award-winning animated series Gravity Falls reaches its final showdown in a one-hour finale episode to air Feb. 15 on Disney XD. In the episode, titled “Weirdmageddon ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Teases Wild Time in ‘Zootopia’

Disney is gearing up to take audiences on a trip to Zootopia with the release of a new trailer for the feature film. Here’s how Disney describes the feature, which opens March ... Continue Reading →
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Growing Frame-by-Frame

LAIKA celebrates its 10th anniversary by pushing the time-honored technique of stop-motion to new levels of creative and commercial success. In an industry where big budgets, advanced ... Continue Reading →
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The Big Picture

Taking a long-term view pays off for Bix Pix Entertainment with the success of its Amazon Studios preschool stop-motion series Tumble Leaf. Several years ago, Kelli Bixler was pitching ... Continue Reading →
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‘Anomalisa’ Brings Soul to Stop-Motion

This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Animation Magazine. Charlie Kaufman is lauded as one of the most creative writers in the movie business, and he has credits ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Talks ‘Last Days of Coney Island’

This story originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Animation Magazine. Ralph Bakshi has long been one of the true rebels of animation, having directed features like the X-rated ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Reflects on 10 Innovative Years

This story originally appeared in the January 2016 issue of Animation Magazine. In an industry where big budgets, advanced technology and sleekly modern visuals earn the most attention, ... Continue Reading →