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PGS Picks Up Method’s ‘Chaplin & Co’

The physical foibles and bewitching mustache of Charlie Chaplin live on thanks to the magic of animation in Chaplin & Co., which is proving a hit for distributor PGS Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Jutra’ Join Cannes Line Up

Two noteworthy animated projects have been announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25) programming section: Isao Takahata’s highly ... Continue Reading →
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First-Ever Indian Mo-Cap Film Arrives May 9

Freshman director Soundarya R. Ashwin, daughter of Indian film star and pop culture icon Rajinikanth, will have the distinction of launching the country’s first-ever entirely ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Boondocks’ Back With Bite for Season 4

After a four-year hiatus, Adult Swim’s comedy series The Boondocks returns April 21 with the first episode of its fourth season. Airing on the channel at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magoo,’ ‘Spidey’ Collections Top Slow Week

It’s a slow week for new animated home video releases, making it an ideal week to check out some classics — both retro and modern. On the retro end is the new set Mr. Magoo: ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Presents Animation Masters Summit

Indian studio Toonz Animation has announced the latest edition of its ‘Week with the Masters’ program. Organized as part of the studio’s 15th anniversary celebration, the Indian ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Kids Names Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival’s kiddie content fest revealed the winners of its kid, adult and audience-selected awards on Friday. Here are the key animation winners: Adult ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Opening Ceremony to Honor Takahata

The Annecy International Animation Festival will screen the most-recent film from anime legend Isao Takahata — The Tale of the Princess Kaguya — at its June 9 opening ceremony. Takahata, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cap’ Retains B.O. Crown; ‘Rio 2′ Holds Second

The top spots at the box office saw a repeat of last weekend’s finish with this year’s Easter weekend moviegoers. That means Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter ... Continue Reading →
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WonderCon Debuts New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clip

Fans of the Force attending WonderCon in Anaheim were first to see a new clip from the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. The clip features new characters Hera, voiced by Vanessa ... Continue Reading →