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Backstage with the Animation Oscar Winners

The 86th annual Academy Awards are now in the history books, but there’s still lots of good little tidbits coming out from the happenings Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Heat Up Hit Release of ‘Catching Fire’

Catch up with Katniss Everdeen as she once again fights for her life in the home-video release of the VFX blockbuster The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate, $29.95 DVD, $39.99 ... Continue Reading →
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Aguirre-Sacasa Joins Archie, Recruits ‘Girls’ Dunham

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, whose credits range from writing comics for Marvel and Archie to working on the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the TV series Glee and ... Continue Reading →
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BRB, OutFit7 Team Up for ‘Talking Tom’

Spain’s BRB Internacional has inked a deal with global entertainment company Outfit7 to produce a new 3D animated series called Talking Tom and Friends (52 x 11). The show targets ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Nabs Rights to ‘Get Ace’

Toronto-based 9 Story Enterprises — the distribution arm of 9 Story Entertainment — has acquired worldwide distribution rights (excluding Australia and New Zealand) to Aussie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Calimero’ Hatching Good Ratings in France

It seems that Gaumont Animation has something to cluck about as its children’s animated series Calimero has won over young audiences in France since its launch on TF1′s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Joins Billion Dollar Club; ‘LEGO’ Remains Strong

Disney’s Frozen edged past the billion-dollar mark for worldwide grosses this past weekend, while Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie posted another strong showing in its fourth ... Continue Reading →
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Classic CN Toons Unite in Crossover Comic Event

Crossovers have long been de rigueur for comic book superheroes — and now the practice is being extended to the Cartoon Network Universe in a new IDW comic book series Super Secret ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Assembles Director’s Panel Event

Women In Animation has set a Director’s Club panel featuring the industry’s top female directors as its March tent-pole event at Cinefamily. Sponsored by Six Point Harness ... Continue Reading →