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‘Puss in Boots’ Boosts DreamWorks 2012 Revenues

DreamWorks Animation has posted a 26% boost in revenue of $136 million, raising profits to $9.1 million for the first quarter of 2012, thanks to the healthy box office and home-entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Gene Deitch Sees Red!

Even some fans of UPA, who have rushed out to buy the new, long-awaited DVD collection of their classic theatrical cartoons, might not know that Walt Disney had a particular name for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Finalists

Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards ... Continue Reading →
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Evil Eye Contributes 200 VFX Shots to ‘The Avengers’

San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Dives into the Toon Biz

Online retail powerhouse Amazon has entered the animated series business. The content development division, Amazon Studios, announced today that it is now accepting proposals for original ... Continue Reading →
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Bernadette Peters Joins ‘Dorothy of Oz’

After her successful appearances on NBC’s Smash and Broadway’s Follies, actress Bernadette Peters is joining the voice of Summertime Entertainment’s upcoming 3D animated movie ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Launches New ‘Care Bears’

Those lovable, magical belly-badged Care Bears return to the small screen in a new CG animated series just in time for their 30th anniversary with Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot. ... Continue Reading →
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Restored ‘Yellow Submarine’ Hits Theaters in May

Fans of The Beatles’ groundbreaking animated feature Yellow Submarine will have the chance to see a new restored version of the film in theaters this month. Directed by George ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. to Produce Hybrid ‘Rascal Raccoon’ Movie

One Press graphic novel Rascal Raccoon’s Raging Revenge is on its way to become a Warner Bros. live-action/CG animation hybrid movie. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Matt Fogel ... Continue Reading →