Stoopid Buddy Stoodios principals John Harvatine IV, Eric Towner, Seth Green and Matt Senreich. [Photo: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times]

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Inks First-Look Deal with Fox

LA’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios — the brilliant and twisted minds behind TV’s longest-running stop-motion series, the Emmy-winning Robot Chicken — has secured a two-year ... Continue Reading →
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Ryan Reynolds to Voice Poké-Sleuth in ‘Detective Pikachu’

The upcoming live-action/CG take on Pokémon game Detective Pikachu piqued everyone’s curiosity when it came to light last year, and now even more intriguing info has surfaced. According ... Continue Reading →
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Kenan Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks Voicing Lani Pixels Flick

Danish studio Lani Pixels has announced the casting of Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson and his Going in Style co-star Christopher Lloyd, comedy legend Mel Brooks, and Jacob Tremblay, ... Continue Reading →
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Strand Unveils US Trailer, Poster for ‘Have A Nice Day’

Strand releasing has debuted the official US trailer and poster for the buzzworthy Chinese animated crime drama Have A Nice Day. Written and directed by Jian Liu (Piercing I). The spot ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Trolls Holiday’ in UK, David Soren Interview, YouTube Sics 10K Staff on Questionable Content, & More

Short Animation Explores Racial Oppression Neely Goniodsky’s Behind the Bars, based on a poem by Edward Smyth Jones, delves into themes of prejudice and the power of art to communicate ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ponoc’s ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets UK Trailer

UK distributor Altitude Films has released the first official English-language trailer for Mary and the Witch’s Flower — the buzzworthy first feature from Studio Ponoc in Japan. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Isle of Dogs’ Is Berlinale’s 1st Animated Opening Film

Indie darling Wes Anderson will make festival history next year, as the world premiere of his highly anticipated return to stop-motion Isle of Dogs will be the first animated movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman Ninja’ Trailer Promises Shogun Showdown

As if we didn’t already wish we lived in Japan about six times a minute, the freshly released trailer for 2018′s Batman Ninja is enough to get anyone in a flight-search ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Teasing ‘Jurassic World 2′, 70 Years of Polish Animation, An Addict’s POV & More

Ventana Sur 2017: A 10-Point Wrap Variety gives the low-down on South America’s leading market, giving special props to the Animation! program, featuring a strong line-up of five ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Home for the Holidays’ & ‘King Julien’ Clips, MEDIA Backs 3 CEE Toons, Ghibli at IFC & More

Three Animated Projects from the CEE Region Received Support from Creative Europe MEDIA Among 10 total projects from seven different countries, the regional industry’s growth is evidenced ... Continue Reading →