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Tapping in to The Grid

Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: ... Continue Reading →
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Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →
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A Hot VFX Summer Sampler

We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents ... Continue Reading →
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The Long, Strange Odyssey of ‘Foodfight!’

The news that the Godot of animation, Foodfight! was FINALLY going to be released (albeit only on DVD and only in Europe), puts an end to the bizarre saga of the most ill-fated epic ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases 2014's ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar’s upcoming dinosaur project has a name, as well as a few details for animation fans to ponder. Up’s Bob Peterson will direct The Good Dinosaur, which postulates that ... Continue Reading →
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Rollman, Evolution Develop Grevioux’s ‘Monstroids’

The Monstroids, a comic book property from Underworld creator Kevin Grevioux, is being developed as an animated series with brand management firm Evolution and Rollman Entertainment. Half ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cat in Paris’ Stakes Limited Release; ‘Snow’ Hunts Wide

A live-action Snow White makes a big push at the box office this weekend, while an Oscar-nominated animated feature from France gets a limited release. Universal’s Snow White ... Continue Reading →
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Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →
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Beyonce, Farrell, ‘Idol’s’ Tyler Lead Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Voice Cast

A voice cast including Beyonce Knowles, Steven Tyler and Colin Farrell has been set for Epic, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox and Blue Sky Studios. Directed by Chris Wedge, ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →