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Pixar Teases ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Lava’ Short

It’s a sad year for animation fans when there are no features due out from Pixar Animation Studios. But based on a sneak peek offered to journalists in Hollywood this week of ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Finds Exclusive U.S. Home on Amazon Prime

Aardman is coming to Amazon. The U.K.-based animation powerhouse has signed a deal for its content to stream exclusively in the United States on the Amazon Prime Instant Video service. The ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer Launches

If the new trailer for Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes doesn’t whet your appetite for the summer spectacle, we don’t know what will. Destruction, dystopia, ... Continue Reading →
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Reviews: ‘Persona 4,’ ‘Appleseed Alpha’

Persona 4: The Animation – Complete Collection Aniplex/Sentai: $79.98, Blu-ray (4 discs) Persona 4 is a welcome rarity: An animated series based on a computer game that people ... Continue Reading →
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CN Sets Sail for ‘Total Drama Pahkitew Island’

The Total Drama juggernaut rolls on with a brand new season arriving on Cartoon Network with a one-hour premiere July 7 at 6 p.m. to be followed by a two-week showdown with a new episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Spaihts in Line to Script ‘Doctor Strange’ Flick

Marvel Studios is in negotiations with screenwriter Jon Spaihts to pen its upcoming comic-book adaptation Doctor Strange, according to Deadline. The franchise-launching flick, currently ... Continue Reading →
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Malcolm Turner Talks Melbourne Animation Fest

This week, the 2014 Melbourne International Animation Festival (June 19-29) will kick off in the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Animation Magazine caught up with festival director ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysian Flick ‘Ribbit’ to Premiere at Niagara Fest

Ontario, Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival (NIFF) is taking place June 19-22, showcasing a hand-picked selection of films from around the world. One of the premieres that ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo News Bytes

+ Nickelodeon Consumer Products unveiled a score of merchandising partners for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie (Aug. 8). Toys will launch at Target and Target.com next month. ... Continue Reading →