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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Dominate at VES Awards

Disney’s Frozen won the top honor for animation along with three other honors and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity dominated the effects side with six wins at the 12th Annual VES ... Continue Reading →
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ILM Plans to Open Central London Office

Industrial Light & Magic plans to open a new visual effects facility in central London, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. The effects house, a subsidiary of Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Returning for Season 2

Adult Swim has picked up for a second season its hit animated comedy series Rick and Morty. The half-hour animated series about a sociopathic scientist who drags his unintelligent grandson ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Unveils Kanan, the Cowboy Jedi

It’s just not Star Wars if you don’t have some Jedi in it, so the creators of the new animated series Star Wars Rebels have unveiled the lightsaber-wielding cowboy Kanan. Voiced ... Continue Reading →
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Animac 2014 Celebrates Hybrid Animation

Animac, the International Film Festival of Animation in Catalonia, will be celebrating its 18th birthday by devoting the 2014 edition (February 20-23 in Lleida, Spain) to hybrid animation ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sneaks Peek at Next ‘Archer’ Episode

FX has unveiled a brand new “Next On” clip for their smash hit comedy toon Archer, now in the midst of a 13-episode season five run. While the acclaimed 2D series from Adam ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vanity Fair’ Fetes CalArts Alums

In the heated ramp-up to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair‘s annual Oscar issue is tipping a hat to a generation of filmmakers trained at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Category Produces Tie at Kidscreen Awards

A tie in the preschool category for best animated series lead the results at the 2014 Kidscreen Awards, held in New York as part of Kidscreen Summit. The winners were determined by ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Bring ‘Song of the Sea’ to America

Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon’s new feature, Song of the Sea, is coming to North America via a deal the studio struck with distributor GKIDS. The film, the second from The Secret ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Keynote Licensing Expo

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will deliver the opening keynote address at Licensing Expo 2014. “Licensing Expo’s keynote address is a rallying point for the ... Continue Reading →