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Academy Approves Voter Qualification Changes

In the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite backlash following the nominations announcement, which resulted in heated debate and several stars threatening to boycott the 2016 Awards Ceremony, ... Continue Reading →
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Jumanji Release Date Pushed, Spider-Man Shifts Sony shuffles big titles, taps Tom Holland as next live-action Spidey. Floogals Turn Up in Curious Places to Lure Viewers to Sprout YouTube ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Shout Shovels Up New ‘Snowtime’ Trailer

In advance of the Sundance Film Festival premiere of Shout! Factory’s upcoming animated film Snowtime!, a powder-fresh new trailer has arrived. The film will open in select U.S. theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Animates Stephen Hawking Lecture

What would it be like to journey into the mind of the world’s most famous physicist? A new short animation produced by Aardman for BBC Radio 4 attempts to answer that with a visual ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Sabine’s Family Secrets on ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Disney XD has released a new video clip and images up from the next episode of Star Wars Rebels: “The Protector of Concord Dawn.” The new adventure premieres on January 27 at 9 ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Animation Fest Announces Details

The Cape Town International Animation Festival, kicking off in South Africa from February 18 to 21 at the River Club, has announced plans for an African premiere, multiple award winners ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sharknado’ Producers Launch Animation Division

Indie production company The Asylum, which achieved worldwide notoriety for its hit Sharknado franchise for Syfy, is launching a new animation division, with a feature length family ... Continue Reading →
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Planeta Junior & m4e Ink Long-Term Alliance

German brand management and media company m4e AG and Spanish-Italian entertainment company Planeta Junior S.L. (a joint venture between DeAgostini and Grupo Planeta) are teaming up ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Ballot Guide – Animation Character Design Pixar’s Albert Lozano, Blue Sky’s Nick Bruno and Scott Carroll, Anomalisa’s Carol Koch, Laika’s David Vandervoort and ILM’s ... Continue Reading →
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Two Creative Capital Animators Head to Sundance

Artist support organization Creative Capital will be represented by seven projects from its artists at the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival — running January 21 to 31. The selected ... Continue Reading →