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‘Oh Willy’ Directors Join Nexus

Nexus announces that Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, the directors of the multi-award-winning stop-motion short Oh Willy…, have signed on to the company’s roster for exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Lord Named Prez of European Animation Pride

Last year, top players in the European animation industry announced the intent to found an annual award event to celebrate the best in the artform from across the continent, the European ... Continue Reading →
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Patricia Arquette Considering ‘Toy Story 4’ Playdate

The Wrap reports that Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette is in talks with Disney-Pixar to voice a new character in Toy Story 4, currently slated for June 15, 2018. Arquette took ... Continue Reading →
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Peilin Chou Named Head Creative at Oriental DreamWorks

Television and feature animation veteran Peilin Chou has been named Head of Creative for Feature Animation at Oriental DreamWorks, Variety reports. The production company is a co-venture ... Continue Reading →
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Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Gilbert Named President of Bron Animation

Following the recent reorganization of Brone Media Corp., Brenda Gilbert has been appointed President of Bron Animation, expanding on her responsibilities on the Bron Media board. Gilbert ... Continue Reading →
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WB Animation Ups Execs Bastian, Adams

Warner Bros. Animation creative executive Jay Bastian has been promoted to senior VP series, and operations chief Ed Adams has been promoted to senior VP and general manager in new ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nominee Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Burbank’s FuseFX (fusefx.com) announces that two-time Academy Award nominated visual effects supervisor Pat McClung has joined the studio and will bring his 30-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
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Electric Theatre Collective Opens LA Shop

London-based visual effects studio Electric Theatre Collective — which also represents BAFTA-nominated animation group The Line (Everything I Can See from Here) — has opened ... Continue Reading →
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ILM London Adds Veteran VFX Supe David Vickery

Industrial Light & Magic has added BAFTA-winning visual effects supervisor David Vickery to its expanding London studio. In addition to supervising effects work, Vickery will also ... Continue Reading →