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2016 Reubens: Michael Ramirez, Anton Emdin Are Big Winners at The Golden Globes of Comics The National Cartoonists Society’s big celebration fetes Pullitzer, Bizarro panel, Pajama ... Continue Reading →
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Judge OKs No-Poach Class Action Against Animation Studios Judge Lucy Koh says Nitsch vs. DreamWorks plaintiff complaints can be tried on a classwide basis. Blue Sky and Sony have already ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Trailers ‘Revengeance’

The godfather of independent animation Bill Plympton may have just hit his 70th birthday, but he’s a long way from slowing down. The internationally acclaimed filmmaker just released ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! and Legacy Ink Multi-Picture Pact

Shout! Factory and Legacy Classics have entered a long-term, multifaceted production partnership and film distribution deal for a slate of new family films based on best-selling kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Prince’ Gets New Trailer & U.S. Release Date

U.S. audiences finally have a date for the national debut of Mark Osborne’s globally acclaimed CG and stop-motion feature The Little Prince. On August 5, the film will roll out to ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary Director Jan Svankmajer and Athanor Productions Launch Indiegogo Campaign for ‘Insects’ The award-winning Czech animator seeks $150k for one final, surreal stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dory’ Spot Previews an Emotional Journey

Oh, jeez. Ellen DeGeneres’ “EllenTube” premiered the latest trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, and it’s clear that the masters of CG emotional manipulation ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon Ent. Announces Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie

A decade since the last time America’s favorite cantankerous cat was seen on the big screen in the live-action/CG hybrid flick Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Alcon Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Ink Toon Feature Deal with STX

Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions have signed an overall deal to write, produce and star in a to-be-titled animated movie project for STX Entertainment. The deal, announced ... Continue Reading →