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Phil Tippett & HappyGiant Launch AR Game Kickstarter

Two-time Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor and director Phil Tippett  — whose credits include the original Star Wars films and The Force Awakens, Jurassic Park, ... Continue Reading →
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Ken Roupenian Named Digital Studio VP at Digital Domain

Academy Award winning studio Digital Domain has hired on 30-year industry veteran Ken Roupenian as its Vice President, Digital Studio. He will be responsible for the company’s creative ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount and Locksmith Animation Enter Exclusive Multi-Pic Deal

Paramount Pictures and Locksmith Animation have announced that they have entered into an arrangement to co-develop and co-produce a series of animated projects. Under the deal, Paramount ... Continue Reading →
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Dan Aykroyd Producing Bento Box ‘Blues Brothers’

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Bordertown) will be developing and producing a new primetime animated comedy series The Blues Brothers, with original Saturday Night Live ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Welcomes Disney as First Corporate Sponsor

Women in Animation announces that Walt Disney Animation Studios has been named the organization’s first official corporate sponsor. “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ Roars Past $700M Worldwide

Disney’s game-changing “live-action” Jungle Book adaptation has surpassed another global box office milestone, totting up $255.8 million domestically and $452.8 million ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Animation Fest Turns 40

North America’s largest dedicated animation event, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, is celebrating its 40 anniversary this year. OAIF 2016 will run September 21-25 ... Continue Reading →
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Gunpowder & Sky Animates Music Lore for ‘Drawn & Recorded’

Newly formed Los Angeles studio Gunpowder & Sky has partnered with Oscar- and Grammy-winning producer T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart), acclaimed animator Drew Christie (New York Times ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Ups Cecilia Persson to VP of Programming Kids EMEA

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa has promoted Cecilia Persson to Vice President of Programming and Content Strategy Kids EMEA, Acquisitions and Co-Production International. The ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI Presents ‘Nightingale and the Rose’ Exhibition

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne will be celebrating the extraordinary animated collaboration of two-time Archibald Prize winner Del Kathryn Barton and ... Continue Reading →