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Digital Domain CEO Steps Down, Stocks Fall

John Textor has resigned as Digital Domain’s CEO and chairman of the board. Variety reports that longtime company exec Ed Ulbrich will take over as chief executive as part of a strategic ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Receive Academy’s Humanitarian Honor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors voted this week to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Other honorary ... Continue Reading →
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AniMazSpot Announces 2012 Festival Schedule

The fourth annual AniMazSpot Festival, which focuses on animated shorts projects and their creators, will take place September 10-16. Three nomination screenings will be held at the ... Continue Reading →
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Tina Fey to guest on ‘The Simpsons’

30 Rock’s creator and star Tina Fey will have her animated moment this spring on The Simpsons. According to ew.com, Fey will voice the role of Ms. Cantwell, an otherwise nice substitute ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s Imira Touts a Strong Sales Period

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has signed a raft of sales in Spain from its library of third-party content. RTVE has acquired two shows including live action tween-skewed series ... Continue Reading →
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John and Ron Mention ‘The Unmentionable’

This past weekend I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Disney Animation’s legendary “John and Ron”—John Musker and Ron Clements—at a Sherlock Holmes symposium sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD to Sling New Toon ‘Slugterra’ in Oct.

Disney XD has announced the premiered date for its new sci-fi comedy adventure series Slugterra. Co-produced by Canada’s Nerd Corps, the show will begin its run on Monday, October ... Continue Reading →
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Win Tickets to Sony’s Special ‘Surf’s Up’ Screening

We have five pairs of tickets to give away for the special Sony Pictures Animation’s 10th Anniversary screening of the movie Surf’s Up at the historic Ray Harryhausen theater (on ... Continue Reading →
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John Stevenson to Helm ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson will direct the upcoming sequel to last year’s CG-animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet. The new garden gnome adventure is titled Sherlock Gnomes ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Serves Up New ‘Dark Knight’ Clip

Warner Bros. is riding the popularity of the Batman series with a new animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s Bat-epic The Dark Knight Returns. The new direct-to-DVD release takes place ... Continue Reading →