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‘Dinosaur Train’ Pulls into Boomerang LatAm

The Jim Henson Company’s CG kids series Dinosaur Train is chugging right along, with a new licensing agreement with Boomerang Latin America that will distribute the show broadly across ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: OptiTrack Powers VR Village Mural

SIGGRAPH 2015, going on at the LA Convention Center August 9-13, will feature a dedicated space for the latest in virtual and augmented reality experiences — VR Village, in Hall ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Pixar Presents RenderMan Art & Science Fair

Pixar will present unprecedented insights into the development of RenderMan’s advanced RIS technology at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles this month, and to drive home the point the studio ... Continue Reading →
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AUB Named first UK Centre of Excellence for Toon Boom

Toon Boom Animation has officially recognized Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) as its first U.K. Centre of Excellence. Toon Boom Centres of Excellence (COE) are accredited post-secondary ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Premiering ‘BAM’ at TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada will return to the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 10-20) this year with an impressive lineup of features and shorts, including the world ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Posts $38.6m Loss

Market watchers are wincing as financial news from DreamWorks Animation continues to poke at the sore spot left by the company’s slew of layoffs and restructuring efforts. The studio ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Animation Historian John Culhane Dies

John Culhane, a Disney animation historian who penned numerous books, taught animation for many years and was caricaturized by animators in The Rescuers (Mr. Snoops) and Fantasia 2000 ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D 17

MAXON has announced Cinema 4D Release 17, scheduled to ship in September for Mac OS X and Windows systems. This milestone release of the company’s cornerstone 3D animation, graphics, ... Continue Reading →
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ITV Names New Classic ‘Thunderbirds’ Partners

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is getting ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic Thunderbirds TV series, revealing details of a raft of new licensing partnerships ... Continue Reading →
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Official ‘Norm of the North’ Trailer Arrives

Lionsgate has released the official trailer for Splash Entertainment’s fish-out-of-water CG comedy Norm of the North, coming to theaters January 15, 2016. Directed by Trevor Wall ... Continue Reading →