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Manchester Animation Fest Sets Dates, Seeks Entries

The inaugural Manchester Animation Festival has set its dates and issued a call for entries. The animation festival will run Nov. 17-19 at HOME, the newly opened cross arts venue in ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! to Open ‘Seventh Dwarf’ July 31 in N.Y., L.A.

The CG-animated comedy feature The Seventh Dwarf will be released July 31 in theaters in New York and Los Angeles from Shout! Factory Films. Here’s how Shout! Factory describes the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Knights of Sidonia’ Season 2 Coming to Netflix

Polygon Pictures’ popular anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s sci-fi manga Knights of Sidonia will return exclusively to Netflix with season two, kicking off July 3 in all territories ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Premieres Walt Disney Special in September

PBS will premiere the two-part American Experience special dedicated to Walt Disney on September 14 and 15, 9 – 11 p.m. ET. The four hour film will offer an unprecedented look ... Continue Reading →
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Dallas Clayton Inspired by ‘Inside Out’ for Disney Mural

Downtown Disney at Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort will be wearing its heart on its sleeve — or at least its wall — as renowned artist, author, illustrator, et al Dallas Clayton ... Continue Reading →
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James Wan Directing ‘Aquaman’

Warner Bros. has tapped blockbuster horror director James Wan to helm its feature take on DC Comics’ soggiest hero, Aquaman. Wan will also supervise the script, which will be written ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Pizza’ Offers Fresh Slice of ‘Inside Out’

Disney-Pixar has dished up a piping hot new helping of footage from Pete Docter’s Inside Out, which hits theaters June 19. The new clip, titled “Pizza,” offers a glimpse at how ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution Takes on Playmobil and ‘Super 4’ Stateside

Evolution USA has been tapped to handle licensing, merchandising and promotions for the CGI TV series Super 4 and for the iconic Playmobil toy brand in the United States. The company ... Continue Reading →
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Serious Lunch Taking Goro Miyazaki Series Global

Studio Ghibli and The Astrid Lindgren Company have appointed London-based Serious Lunch to manage the international rollout of NHK’s Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter — a 26-part ... Continue Reading →
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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Sequence Gets Feature Treatment

File this one under “Huh… Okay.”: Disney has announced that its next big live-action feature adaptation project will be a take on the “Night on Bald Mountain” sequence from ... Continue Reading →