Colin Firth

Firth to Voice Paddington Bear; Brooks Joins ‘Little Prince’

In voice-casting news, Colin Firth has confirmed to the British press that he will be doing the voice-over lines for Paddington Bear in a new animated feature, and Albert Brooks will ... Continue Reading →
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Russia’s Luxor, Argus Open New Toon House, L.A. Studio

Russian exhibitor Luxor has teamed up with Argus Entertainment to open L.A. Studio, a new animation venture that aims to compete with the American and European animation projects that ... Continue Reading →
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Bowers In Talks to Direct ‘Clifford’ Movie

Veteran animation director David Bowers is in talks to helm a hybrid feature film take on the classic children’s book series Clifford the Big Red Dog. The Wrap reports that Universal ... Continue Reading →
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Creators Discuss Origins of ‘George & Paul’

Rotterdam-based animation studio Ka-ching Cartoons and Dutch distributor Pedri Animations will pitch a preschool series for ages 4-6 called George & Paul at Cartoon Forum, set ... Continue Reading →
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Bolognini Named Partner, EP at Scoundrel VFX

Visual-effects production studio Scoundrel has added prolific visual-effects producer Raoul Bolognini as a partner and executive producer. “Scoundrel is a boutique company with ... Continue Reading →
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New Version of Nuke Announced at IBC

Leading software developer The Foundry has announced at IBC that a brand new version of its industry standard compositing software Nuke will launch later this year. “The really great ... Continue Reading →
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Blackmagic Unveils DaVinci Resolve 10, Desktop Video 10

Blackmagic Design announced at IBC the release of a public beta for on-set color correction software DaVinci Resolve 10, as well as the Desktop Video 10 upgrade for its UltraStudio ... Continue Reading →
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McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Premieres Tonight

TV animation auteur Craig McCracken chats with us about the challenges and rewards of his charming new Disney Channel show, Wander Over Yonder. If you’ve followed TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Renews ‘Sanjay and Craig’ for Season 2

Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode second season of the animated comedy series Sanjay and Craig. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series’ second season will begin airing ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on New Season of ‘Legend of Korra’

With the new season of Legend of Korra set to debut on Nickelodeon on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m., now seemed like a great time for us to sit down with show creators Bryan Konietzko ... Continue Reading →