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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 →
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English Dub of ‘Ernest & Celestine’ to Debut at Sundance

New York-based distributor GKIDS has announced that the English-language version of acclaimed French film Ernest & Celestine, directed by Benjamin Renner, Stephane Aubier and Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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10 Flicks Make VFX Oscar Shortlist

Most of the attention in this year’s race for the Outstanding Visual Effects Oscar is centered on the groundbreaking work of Gravity. And while the Alfonso Cuaron-directed pic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moshi Monsters’ U.K. Debut Imminent

On December 20, a very cuddly-cute invasion of strange beings will descend on U.K. theaters as the animated Moshi Monsters: The Movie arrives. The feature adaptation of the popular ... Continue Reading →
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‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Frozen’ Heat Up Global Box Office

The folks at Lionsgate and Disney had a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday as the studios’ hot new releases The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen earned $110.2 ... Continue Reading →
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nWave’s ‘House of Magic’ to Premiere in S. Korea

The French-Belgian animation 3D feature The House of Magic (Le Manoir Magique) will premiere in South Korea, prior to other territories around the world. The Hollywood Reporter says ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Warm Hearts This Week

The ... Continue Reading →
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Go Behind the Scenes of LAIKA’s ‘Boxtrolls’

Stop-motion animation fans are always hungry for news about Portland studio LAIKA (Coraline, ParaNorman) and the shop’s upcoming animated feature The Boxtrolls. Well, today we ... Continue Reading →