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Valderrama Cast as Prince in Animated ‘Charming’

Actor Wilmer Valderrama has been cast in the lead male role in Charming, an animated musical comedy feature film from 3QU Media. He joins Demi Lovato, who will also executive produce ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Acquires London-based The Mill VFX

Technicolor acquired London-based The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry, for 259 million euros on a debt-free basis. Founded ... Continue Reading →
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Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Celebrates ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary

Oscar winners John Lasseter (Disney-Pixar CCO) and Ed Catmull (Disney-Pixar president) will participate in a live panel discussion celebrating the 20th anniversary of Toy Story — ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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Live ‘Jungle Book’ Gets Trailer

Disney has unveiled the official trailer for its live-action-with-CG-accompaniment take on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. This more serious action-adventure take on the story ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Writer, Storyboarder Robert Lence Joins ‘Snow Queen 3′

Veteran Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks filmmaker Robert Lence has joined Wizart Animation’s The Snow Queen 3 as writer. In cooperation with director Alexey Tsitsilin, Lence is set ... Continue Reading →
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Animaccord Announces ‘Masha’s Scary Tales’

Russian kids’ property Masha and the Bear is getting another spin-off series as Animaccord Studio — the Moscow-based producers behind the animated Masha and the Bear and ... Continue Reading →
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Roiland Tweets Tease New Fox Series ‘Solar Opposites’

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland announced via Twitter that he has a new animated series titled Solar Opposites in development at Fox. In addition to a character sheet, Roiland ... Continue Reading →
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Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche Fest

Don Hertzfeldt’s short World of Tomorrow was named Best Film at the 13th International Fantoche Animation Film Festival, which drew more than 25,000 attendees in Baden, Switzerland. The ... Continue Reading →