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‘Big Hero 6′ Out-Powers ‘Interstellar’

It was set up as a box office duel between Disney’s animated action feature Big Hero 6 and Christopher Nolan’s much-anticipated science-fiction opus Interstellar. The winner ... Continue Reading →
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Photo Report: The World Animation and VFX Summit

We already gave you a peek at the opening-night festivities of the World Animation and VFX Summit, so now we’re going to give you a look at how much fun the rest of the event ... Continue Reading →
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6 Point Harness Ups Rooney; Releases 3 We the Economy Shorts

6 Point Harness is just full of news today, announcing the promotion of Deanna Rooney to director of development and the release of three films for We the Economy: 20 Short Films You ... Continue Reading →
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Event Celebrates Disney TV Animation’s 30th Anniversary

Disney TV Animation celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special celebratory event hosted by ASIFA at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. The at-capacity event — filled within an ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: Merged Animafest, ‘Belladonna’ Restored and More

Wrapping up the week with the following desk-clearing news items: • After years of alternating its focus, The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has merged features ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Shoot Complete

It was a simple announcement that confirmed only two facts: That principal photography has been completed on Star Wars: Episode VII and that the movie’s subtitle will be The Force ... Continue Reading →
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Villareal Taps into the Heart with ‘Nieta’

It may not have made the cut for this year’s Oscars animated short film short list, but Nieta remains a delightful example of how effective animation can be at delivering in just ... Continue Reading →
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Deep Panels Set Apart World Animation and VFX Summit

It was just two days, but the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit seemed to jam several lifetimes worth of experience in for the attendees. Staged at the California Yacht Club ... Continue Reading →
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Gala, Awards Kick Off World Animation Summit

The stars of the animation world gathered under the stars last night for the opening-night gala of the World Animation and VFX Summit, which feted some of the biggest names in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo,’ ‘Taka & Maka’ Sell for Atlantyca

Italy’s Atlantyca Entertainment has secured a host of post-MIPCOM 2014 broadcast sales for a variety of its key distribution properties. SVT (Sweden), NRK (Norway) have acquired ... Continue Reading →