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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘The Last Bus’ Win Stuttgart Prizes

Over the weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Lines Up Scribes for ‘Smurfs 3'

Only a few weeks after announcing details about The Smurfs 2 feature (set to be released on July 31, 2013) Sony has revealed info about the third outing of the little blue guys. It ... Continue Reading →
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Vampire Weekend Off to a Good Start

It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe Introduces New Creative Cloud

Adobe has announced the release of its Adobe Creative Cloud, a new way of providing tools and services for creatives. A subscription-based offering, Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub for ... Continue Reading →
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Future of Fox’s ‘Cleveland Show’ Looks Hazy

Fox-TV announced that it has renewed its Sunday animation regulars Seth MacFarlane’s Family Guy and American Dad. However, according to ew.com, the channel hasn’t made a firm commitment ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fantasia’ in the Key of Ray

Anyone who knows Ray Bradbury knows that he has a lifelong love of animation. The legendary author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles has contributed to numerous animation-related ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Rolls Out Pre-K “All Star Week”

Nickelodeon will be offering plenty of temptation to stay indoors for preschooler fans next week as it rolls out five new episodes of its hit pre-k series Max & Ruby, Bubble Guppies, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Potter’s’ Heyman Tackles ‘Paddington Bear’

David Heyman, the producer behind Harry Potter’s big screen outings, will be guiding another Brit kids lit classic by bringing Paddington Bear to theaters, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro to Co-Direct Henson’s ‘Pinocchio’

After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson ... Continue Reading →
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Endless LLP Acquires U.K. Effects House Cinesite

Indie U.K.-based equity firm Endless LLP has acquired top digital VFX house Cinesite from Kodak for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves Cinesite’s existing management team, supported ... Continue Reading →