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Trailer for Ghibli’s ‘Marnie’

A trailer has popped up online for Studio Ghibli’s next movie, When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Marnie). Take a look: The movie is co-written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, ... Continue Reading →
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Reliance Takes Stake in Prime Focus

India-based Reliance Group has bought a major stake in Prime Focus and will merge its visual-effects and media-services company with Prime Focus to create what will be the world’s ... Continue Reading →
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VES Releases VFX Reference Platform

The Visual Effects Society has released of the industry standard VFX Reference Platform, a set of tools and library versions to be used as a common target platform for building software ... Continue Reading →
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‘Once’ Casts Live Action Anna, Kristoff from ‘Frozen’

Here’s a cool thought for the hot summer days: ABC has cast actors to play Anna and Kristoff from Disney’s hit animated feature Frozen in the upcoming fourth season of Once ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Hastings, Voice in DC Toons, Dies at 89

Bob Hastings, a veteran radio and animation voice actor best known for his roles in various DC Comics cartoons and in sitcoms McHale’s Navy and All in the Family, died at his ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Elects New Chairman, Directors

Rick Van Brimmer of The Ohio State University has been elected chairman of the board of The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association. He succeeds Maura Regan ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Announces 2014 Festival Winners

SIGGRAPH, which takes place in Vancouver this year August 10-14, has announced the award recipients for the 41st edition of the Computer Animation Festival — an Academy Award ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Sets Oscars Submissions Deadlines

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration. The dates are as follows: • Scientific and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Fairies Flit to DMA

The plucky fairies of Pixie Hollow will make their big debut on the studio’s digital movie service Disney Movies Anywhere this month with an all-new Pixie Preview Pixie Hollow ... Continue Reading →
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iTunes Corrals ‘Pokemon’ in One Place

The Pokemon Company International has announced that iTunes is providing fans of the collectable pocket monsters a one-stop content destination at iTunes.com/Pokemon. Animated TV episodes ... Continue Reading →