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‘Through the Hawthorn…’ Tops Stuttgart Honors

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concluded its 21st edition April 27 by announcing the winners of the Trickstar awards. The festival reported a record attendance of 85,000. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The 7D’ Report for July 7 Disney XD Premiere

The 7D, Disney’s contemporary, animated comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, will premiere July 7 at 10 a.m. ET/PT on Disney XD, with airings on Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Simka Finds ‘Paradise’ in Re-version Process

Mychal Simka grew up in Anaheim, Calif., a huge fan of a guy named Walt Disney who created a local theme park and made some of the best animated movies ever. As an adult, he’s ... Continue Reading →
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CPL-DreamWorks Deal Expands to Brazil

Peruvian-based Compania Panamericana de Licencias has been named DreamWorks Animation’s licensing agent for Brazil. The deal expands CPL’s relationship with DreamWorks in ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Is Big on Japan

Watchers of the always surprising world of Japanese animated shorts should book their tickets for Animafest Zagreb, taking place June 3-8 in the Croatian capital. The festival organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Laid Off ‘Frozen’ Animators Get Cold Shoulder

IATSE Animation Guild Local 839 business representative Steve Hulett has revealed that some of the union’s members have been snubbed by Disney Animation Studios, according to ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Andy Serkis came to FMX in Stuttgart on Wednesday to show off clips from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and talk performance capture in his continuing role as Caesar. Judging from the ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Bringing 9 Films to Annecy

The National Film Board of Canada will be bringing an assortment of nine short films it produced or co-produced to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 9-14), including ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: New ‘TMNT’ Episodes Arrive Sunday

Nickelodeon will welcome back its heroes in a half-shell this Sunday, April 27 when new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kick off with “Mazes & Mutants” at 11 ... Continue Reading →