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Legendary Director Jan Svankmajer and Athanor Productions Launch Indiegogo Campaign for ‘Insects’ The award-winning Czech animator seeks $150k for one final, surreal stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dory’ Spot Previews an Emotional Journey

Oh, jeez. Ellen DeGeneres’ “EllenTube” premiered the latest trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, and it’s clear that the masters of CG emotional manipulation ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon Ent. Announces Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie

A decade since the last time America’s favorite cantankerous cat was seen on the big screen in the live-action/CG hybrid flick Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Alcon Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Ink Toon Feature Deal with STX

Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions have signed an overall deal to write, produce and star in a to-be-titled animated movie project for STX Entertainment. The deal, announced ... Continue Reading →
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The Creator of the Original Regal Cinemas Roller-Coaster Animation Has Died Portland, Oregon vfx animator John McLaughlin’s credits also include Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Invites Guests into Beast’s Castle in ‘Beauty’ Teaser

Walt Disney Studios has released a first sneak-peek teaser for its upcoming live-action musical revamp of Beauty and the Beast — arriving in theaters March 17, 2017. The subtle ... Continue Reading →
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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Spain Rebrands as Mondo TV Iberoamerica

Mondo TV Spain is undergoing a rebrand, and has changed its name to Mondo TV Iberoamerica. The company has announced it will shift focus over to the development and co-production of ... Continue Reading →