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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →
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‘Roger Rabbit’ Star Bob Hoskins Dies at 71

Prolific British actor Bob Hoskins, best known in the toon world for his role as private eye Eddie Valiant in Robert Zemeckis’ groundbreaking 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Movie’ Builds Up Warner’s Q1 Profits

Things are clicking into place for Time Warner, Inc. as the company reports that the blockbuster performance of its animated hit The LEGO Movie (good job, Animal Logic!) and vfx filled ... Continue Reading →
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WME Signs Triggerfish

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Hollywood agency WME has signed on Cape Town-based indie Triggerfish Animation Studios for Stateside representation. Known as “the Pixar of ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Initiative The Bridge Calls for Participants

Last year, the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) proposed an initiative to address the skills gap in the local Games, Animation and VFX industries between what education ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary’ Gets Annecy Premiere

Toei Animation’s upcoming CG animated feature film Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary will make its global debut at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 9-14). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Cast Confirmed

If you felt this morning a disturbance in The Force, you weren’t alone. Disney and Lucasfilm officially announced the cast for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, including the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Reports ‘Peabody’ Charge, Quarterly Loss

DreamWorks Animation reported for its first quarter 2014 results total revenue of $147.2 million, a net loss of $42.9 million, or $0.51 per share. The results included an impairment ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate Star Wars Day with ‘Rebels’ Trailer

As if the cast announcement for the next Star Wars feature wasn’t enough, Disney has announced it will premiere May 4 the trailer for its upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. The ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →