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Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Pioneers to Talk Future of Storytelling at Children’s Global Media Summit

Top names from the fields of virtual reality and technological innovation will gather in Manchester, UK next month to lay out a vision of the future of storytelling at the 2017 Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Miyazaki Titles “Final” Feature, Batman Toon Supercut, Niantic Snags Evertoon & More

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Reveals His “Final” Film’s Title, Release Window The grandmaster of anime, who is turning 77 in January, is once again declaring his ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s California Adventure Pier Getting Pixar Makeover

2018 is going to be a big year for Pixar fans — and not just with the return of The Incredibles to theaters! Disney Parks has revealed plans to transform the “Paradise Pier” ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Herds ‘Simon’s Cat’ S2 into Digital Stores

Digital distributor/content management company MoMeda has inked a string of VOD deals for season 2 of comedy cartoon Simon’s Cat. The series of agreements will see the Endemol ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pictures Hammers Out VFX for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Australia’s premiere visual effects studio, produced more than 170 final visual effects shots for Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: China Lion Gets Its Paws on ‘Extinct’ from ‘Simpsons’ Alums

Multi-territory distributor China Lion Entertainment Production has boarded animated feature project Extinct, from director David Silverman (Monsters, Inc., The Simpsons Movie) and ... Continue Reading →
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Daniela Leitner’s ‘Late Season’ Takes Top VIEW Award

Another edition of Italy’s renowned VFX, CG, animation and gaming gathering VIEW Conference has come to a close in scenic Turin, attracting more than 10,000 attendees to the confab, ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Revealed for Inaugural European Animation Awards

The short film, TV and feature film nominees for the first-ever European Animation Awards — dubbed the “Emiles” — have been revealed, displaying the variety of stories ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: Studio 100 Introduces ‘Mia and Me – The Movie’

Studio 100 Film has added a new title to its animated features sales portfolio with Mia and me – The Movie, introduced at the AFM (Loews Office #653). Based on the popular live-action/CG ... Continue Reading →