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Rovio’s Maiden Flight

Finnish game developer pecks out a space in the animated feature market with The Angry Birds ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Winner Nuts! Opening in Los Angeles & Pasadena July 8 The strange but true animated tale of John Brinkley opens in NYC June 22, with many more select theaters set to screen ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Teams Up with Mikros for ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

London-based Rocket Pictures has tapped award-winning studio Mikros Image (a Technicolor company) to lead digital animation work for Paramount Animation and MGM Pictures’ Sherlock ... Continue Reading →
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Disney and DreamWorks Animation Want Appeals Court to Stop Fight with 10,000 Animation Workers With Sony and Blue Sky dealing out, other heavyweights in the anti-trust legal conflict ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Heads to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

New York-based animation distributor GKIDS announces that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of Distribution David Jesteadt will executive produce — along with Angelina Jolie Pitt ... Continue Reading →
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The Women Who Are Changing Animation, One of Hollywood’s Most Sexist Industries Inverse’s Megan Logan talks with Women In Animation about gender issues in the industry and the org’s ... Continue Reading →
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Fathom Bringing ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ to Theaters

The twisted tale that begins one of the greatest comic-book rivalries of all time will come to animated life in theaters as Batman: The Killing Joke gets a one-night big screen release ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Joins ‘Breadwinner’ Production

Toronto-based Guru Studio has come on board international animated feature co-production The Breadwinner, joining co-producers Aircraft Pictures (Canada), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon, Steam Net ‘Padak’ from eigoMANGA

San Francisco-based digital media publisher eigoMANGA presents animated feature film, Padak — now streaming on Steam and coming to Amazon Instant Video on June 20. Padak is a ... Continue Reading →