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VIDEO: SIGGRAPH Now ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Join Weta Visual Effects Supervisor Anders Langlands as he discusses the body and facial performance capture used to create ... Continue Reading →
Meow Wolf Galaga Chronicles

The Nuttery Teams with Meow Wolf for ‘Galaga Chronicles’

The Nuttery Entertainment has joined forces with creative powerhouse Meow Wolf to develop Galaga Chronicles, an animated series based on the cult-classic BANDAI NAMCO game, announced ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Tippett, Aardman’s Sproxton Set for FMX 2018, Trailer Revealed

Organizers have announced that “Creating Worlds” will be the theme of FMX 2018 – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media (April 24-27, Stuttgart). ... Continue Reading →
Nanoha

Eleven Arts Sets NorAm Release for ‘NANOHA’

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio has picked up North American distribution rights to Magical Girl Lyrical NANOHA Reflection, a movie inspired by hit Japanese animated series which was released ... Continue Reading →
Bob Givens

Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99

Robert “Bob” Givens, an animator whose long and celebrated career brought him through the gamut of 20th century animation milestones from Walt Disney’s Snow White, to the first ... Continue Reading →
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

‘Batman: Gotham By Gaslight’ Premiering at “DC in D.C.”

Over Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC Entertainment will bring their hit TV series and comic-book worlds to Washington, D.C. at the Newseum for “DC ... Continue Reading →
Arkie

Aussie-Canadian Flick ‘Arkie’ Picked Up for China

Vision Film Entertainment has snapped up animated feature Arkie for distribution in China across some 10,000 theaters. Produced by Passion Pictures (Australia) and Nitrogen Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Animating ‘The Ray,’ ‘Simpsons’ Predicted Disney-Fox Deal, Patty Jenkins Receiving PSIFF Honor & More

‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins to Receive PSIFF Award Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival will honor the first female recipient of its Creative Impact in Directing Award in ... Continue Reading →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

‘Birdboy’: How to Make an Indie Angsty Critters Movie

It would be quite an understatement to say that Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero’s  acclaimed Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is unlike any movie you will see this year. After all, ... Continue Reading →
Llama Llama

Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January

Genius Brands International has announced the global premiere of its new animated preschool series Llama Llama on January 26, 2018 via Netflix. Based on the award-winning, bestselling ... Continue Reading →