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The Mane Event: My Little Pony: The Movie Gallops to Theaters

My Little Pony has come a long since it was first introduced by Hasbro as a colorful toyline in the early 1980s. After inspiring several TV projects, home video specials and movies, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Calls for Greater Government Support

Animation Ireland, the representative body for the Irish animation industry, today launched its Pre-Budget Submission, a document of five key recommendations intended to garner government ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Paddington 2′ Promises a Hairy Crime Caper

Flying in from Darkest Peru comes the sequel to the surprise family megahit Paddington. Based on the classic children’s book series by Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum, the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
Sonic the Hedgehog

Sony Pictures Too Slow for ‘Sonic’

The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie hit a bit of a bumper today when Sony let their film rights expire. It will find a home in the Green Hill Zone of Paramount pictures. Luckily for ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Cuphead’ Finally Arrives, ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Fan Artisode, British Animation Awards Announcement, & More

This Unreal Facial Animation Is Unreal CG artists are inching ever closer to climbing out of the Uncanny Valley. This video of the Snappers Advanced Facial Rig is a pretty remarkable ... Continue Reading →
Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

Trailer: James Corden Leads a Barnyard Bacchanal in SPA’s ‘Peter Rabbit’

Columbia Pictures has dropped the trailer for its modernized, CG animation/live-action hybrid take on the world of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit. Produced in partnership with World of ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Things Get Hairy in Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Fans of Fantastic Mr. Fox finally get a first look at indie film icon Wes Anderson’s next animation project, Isle of Dogs. From the man-encroaches-on-pastoral-idyll theme of 2009’s ... Continue Reading →
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20th Century Fox & Locksmith Animation Strike Production Agreement

Twentieth Century Fox Film and London-based Locksmith Animation have struck a multi-year production partnership, with the first project already greenlit and a planned release schedule ... Continue Reading →