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Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6' Set for Nov. ’14 Release

Disney Studio released info and art about its upcoming 2014 animated release: Based on the Marvel comic of the same name, the CG-animated, 3D Big Hero 6 will be released in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Method Studios Hires de Boer, Jacobs and Roberts

Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, announced today the addition of three world-class animation artists to its creative team. Erik-Jan de Boer, this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yoda Chronicles’ Premieres on Cartoon Network in May

Great news this is: Star Wars is set to return to Cartoon Network with The Yoda Chronicles, a new Star Wars story told in three animated specials. The first 30-minute special titled ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane to Guest on ‘Simpsons’ Season Finale

Fox will be serving up an interesting animation biz mashup as the season 24 finale of its record-running toon The Simpsons will be an episode featuring the voice of Seth MacFarlane, ... Continue Reading →
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SVA Announces Dusty Winners

New York’s School of Visual Arts has announced the winners of the 24th annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards. The 2013 animation award recipients were Sara Ho’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Drops Day of the Dead Trademark Bid

Disney and Pixar learned yesterday that sometimes it’s not such a great idea to trademark the name of your movie. The studio got a huge backlash on Tuesday after trying to trademark ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →
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Marza Animation to Unleash ‘Robodog’ in Cannes

Marza Animation Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. in Japan, has started pre-production on its first original CG-animated feature, Robodog. The news was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Stop Motion Legend Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

Visual effects icon Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion creations brought many monsters alive in movies such as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, died on Tuesday morning ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Ups Bonnett to Exec VP of Original Programming

Disney Channel has promoted Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of Disney Channels Worldwide exec VP of original programming. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, president ... Continue Reading →