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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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Let the Games Begin

How the vfx team of Hunger Games: Catching Fire delivered ... Continue Reading →
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Ari Folman to Direct Animated Anne Frank Movie

After dealing with the war in Lebanon and digital actors, well-regarded Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman is going to work on animated movie about life and Diary of Anne Frank. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Rio 2′ Offers a New Trailer

The new CG-animated sequel from Fox/Blue Sky, Rio 2, has released a new trailer online. Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who also direct the first movie, the family feature is slated for ... Continue Reading →
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Three Toons to Vie for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards have been unveiled, and Toon Town seems a bit under-represented considering all the great flicks offered throughout 2013. Only three ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Says He’ll Direct Tintin Sequel after ‘The Hobbit’

After shooting the third chapter of The Hobbit trilogy, which will be released in December of 2014, Peter Jackson will put his creative energies into another three-part movie—The ... Continue Reading →
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Ronan Keating Joins Cast of ‘Postman Pat’ Movie

It looks like there will be lots of singing involved in next year’s Postman Pat: The Movie. That’s because we recently got word that U.K. pop star Ronan Keating has joined ... Continue Reading →
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Greg Coote and Leon Tan Launch Malaysian Studio DragonSlate

Veteran Hollywood producer-financier and former Village Roadshow Pictures CEO Greg Coote has launched a new joint-venture company with Malaysian producer Leon Tan titled DragonSlate ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton’s ‘Cheatin’ to Premiere at Slamdance

Bill Plympton’s much-anticipated new feature Cheatin’ will premiere as part of The Special Screenings program at the Slamdance Film Festival in January (17-23). The indie ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Wins Top Euro Prize

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s acclaimed animation/hybrid feature The Congress picked up the Best Animated Feature prize at this weekend’s European Film Awards. Accepting ... Continue Reading →