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’Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’ Is a Beautiful Mess Forbes contributing critic Todd Kenreck finds the fantastical CG film accompaniment to the latest installment of the RPG franchise ... Continue Reading →
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B.C. Media Union Files ‘Sausage Party’ Complaint

Nitrogen Studios, the Vancouver shop behind the break-out adult animation hit Sausage Party, is the subject of a complaint by a local media workers’ union following the online weenie ... Continue Reading →
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FuseFX Moves L.A. HQ to New Facility

FuseFX Los Angeles has moved its headquarters into a 27,000 square foot facility in the Sherman Oaks area. Comprising two free-standing buildings, the new site can accommodate the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Harvests ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ NorAm Rights

Import animation distributor GKIDS has secured North American rights for Annecy Cristal winning stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (“Ma vie de Courgette”). The internationally ... Continue Reading →
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Vermont Animation Fest Details 2016 Program

Vermont Is for Lovers — specifically animation lovers, as the Vermont Animation Festival is set to take place October 13-15 in Caledonia County. Presented by Lyndon State College, ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Finish Partners with Nokia for OZO VR

London-based VR studio Happy Finish has signed on with Nokia as an OZO VR partner to produce professional-grade virtual reality content with the aim of continually improving the capabilities ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mighty Magiswords’ Begins TV Quest Sept. 29

Cartoon Network will further expand the epic interactive world of Mighty Magiswords with the debut of its linear series on Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT. Building on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me’ Exec Dave Rosenbaum Joins Cinesite

Award-winning visual effects and animation studio Cinesite announces that Illumination Entertainment executive Dave Rosenbaum has joined the Montreal company as Chief Creative Officer. ... Continue Reading →
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Alpha Forms L.A. Animation Studio Under CEO Bob Bacon

Alpha Group Co. Ltd. announces that Bob Bacon will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Animation — a new division based in Los Angeles and dedicated to developing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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Alix Wiseman Named 9 Story VP Business & Acquisitions

9 Story Media Group has appointed international media professional Alix Wiseman to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions. Based out of ... Continue Reading →