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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Ices Competition, Passes $300 Million

Disney’s CG animated musical Frozen is proving a huge hit for the studio, gliding past the $300 million mark in U.S. box offices this week and raking in over $650 million worldwide–even ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Wins Top Animation Prize at Capri

Chalk another win for DreamWorks Animation’s sleeper caveman family hit of 2013 The Croods. The movie picked up the Best Animation Prize at the Capri Hollywood Film Festival in ... Continue Reading →
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A Toon of Love and Fury

Rio 2096, Brazil’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Takes Top Spot, Hits $600 Million Mark

Disney’s Frozen princesses continued their rule over the U.S. box office, landing at the No. 1 spot again with $20.7 million and passing the $600 million mark globally. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Monsters U’ Are China’s Most Popular Pics

Overall movie attendance was up 4.24 percent in Hong Kong in 2013. Audiences spent over $209 million on movie tickets last year, per The Hollywood Reporter. The Chinese movie Unbeatable ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boonie Bears’ is China’s First 3D Toon

The first-ever Chinese 3D animated film is set to arrive in mainland theaters before the country’s annual Spring Festival or Lunar New Year (January 31) according to Chinese news ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Williams to Co-Direct Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

Chris Williams has joined Disney/Marvel’s much-anticipated November 2014 movie Big Hero 6 as co-director, alongside Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh). The Hollywood Reporter also says ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Crosses the $500 Million Mark

Disney’s Thanksgiving movie Frozen has officially become one of the studio’s biggest animated hits in its history more than five weeks after its arrival in theaters. The ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Titles Dominated 2013 Global Box Office

The animation community got some great news as the final numbers for the 2013 box office came out. Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 ($393.5 million), Disney/Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →