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Pixar Reveals a First Nibble at ‘Incredibles 2’ Opener ‘Bao’

While Disney-Pixar devotees await the opening of Incredibles 2, the long-awaited sequel won’t be the only cooking this summer. Opening the June 15 release will be a new 7’30″ ... Continue Reading →
Ashley Postlewaite / Darrell Van Citters

Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Ready Player One’ an Animation Contender? New ‘Hell to Pay’ Clip & More

Estonia Announces First Batch of Animation Grants for 2018 The national film institute at Tallinn has allotted 214,000 EUR ($260K USD) to artists and studios such as Chintis Lundgren ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Setting Up ‘Dragon Ball’ Department

Japanese toon icon Toei Animation will be undergoing some restructuring on April 1, including establishing a third department which will mainly focus on the company’s global hit Dragon ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster for Pixar Sequel Promises “an Incredible Summer”

Spring has sprung, which means the summer blockbuster season is nearly upon us — which means we are just that much closer to the release of Brad Bird’s hotly anticipated sequel, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Pascal Blais Turns 35 with Rebrand as TONIC DNA

Just in time for its 35th anniversary, Academy Award-winning Montreal-based animation producer Studio Pascal Blais has rebranded itself with the new name TONIC DNA, and a forward-looking ... Continue Reading →
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Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Gets US Release May 11

GKIDS has announced that the award-winning, energetic modern fairytale Lu Over the Wall will get its US nationwide release in its English-dubbed version on May 11. This eagerly awaited ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Launches Co-Working “Creator Space” for Animators

The Creative Talent Network announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art studio co-working environment for animation, the CTN Creator Space. Located in the Magnolia Park district ... Continue Reading →
Rebecca Manley and Simone Giampaolo

Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →