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How Women Modernized the Disney Princess BuzzFeed‘s Ariane Lange revisits the studio’s post-Walt princess history to follow the path of evolution from Ariel to Moana, with ... Continue Reading →
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A Voyage of the Heart

Visits to the people and places of the South ... Continue Reading →
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Persevering, with Delicacy

Director Claude Barras faced technical and emotional challenges in adapting a heartfelt and sensitive tale into the award-winning feature My Life as a Zucchini. It would be almost ... Continue Reading →
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Up in the Air

With Oscar’s picks for VFX in recent years running a wide gaunt, the race for  this year’s trophy is a wide open race with everything from traditional space drama to heartfelt ... Continue Reading →
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The Doctor is In

VFX artists prescribe a dose of Steve Ditko and a dash of Inception to create the unusual mystical ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine Turns 30!

A ... Continue Reading →
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Procidis Shops ‘Once Upon a Time…Life’ Around MENA

French indie animation studio Procidis has secured a raft of sales for the new updated version of its evergreen edutainment series Once Upon a Time…Life (26 x 26), an offshoot ... Continue Reading →
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‘Foxed’ Filmmaker James Stewart Signs to APA

Toronto-based director, producer and animator James Stewart — founder of Geneva Film Co. — has signed on with APA, Deadline reports. Stewart is currently working on a feature-length ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Onboard Sony Animation’s ‘Vivo’

As the plaudits for Moana roll in like ocean waves, there’s more good news for songwriter and Broadway hit-maker Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Deadline Hollywood reports he has secured ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ponoc Teases ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’

An ex-Ghibli reunion is heading to Japanese theaters next summer as Studio Ponoc — founded by former Studio Ghibli producer Yoshiaki Nishimura — will release its first animated ... Continue Reading →