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Daily News Bytes: George Romero & Martin Landau Pass, Emoji Steamboat Willie, & More

George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Creator, Dies at 77 The man who created the zombie zeitgeist which still permeates pop culture today has gone to rest, following ... Continue Reading →
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25th Anima Mundi Fest Celebrates 100 Years of Brazilian Animation

The annual Anima Mundi international animation festival has kicked off its 25th edition in Rio de Janeiro, boasting a global guest list, workshops, courses, panels and program — ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Scores Studio Ghibli Catalog Rights

GKIDS is deepening its relationship with acclaimed Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli with a new partnership that will see the stateside production-distribution co. handle home ... Continue Reading →
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NECA Launching LAIKA Line at Comic-Con

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) has signed on to produce a multi-category lineup of merchandise with award-winning animation studio LAIKA. To kick off the ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Sets “The Future Is Female” Panel for SDCC

Women in Animation will be presenting an informative and inspiring panel at San Diego Comic-Con this week. Moderated by WIA co-President Marge Dean (GM, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios), Thursday’s ... Continue Reading →
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MOVA Inventors File Infringement Suit Against Disney, Marvel

The inventors of Oscar-winning movie technology MOVA Contour Reality Capture have filed suit against Disney, Marvel Studios and ILM, alleging copyright, patent and trademark infringements. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: D23 Expo Edition!

As has become a proud annual tradition, Disney (and its assorted studio brands) spent the weekend laying down a veritable carpet of official announcements during the D23 Expo. Here ... Continue Reading →
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D23: Disney & Pixar Reveal Film Slate Details

Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios convened at D23 Expo 2017 on Friday, revealing new details about their upcoming movie slates and introducing key voice talent. ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Sets Signings, Exclusives & More for Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con is almost upon us! For those who need a little Japanese flavor in their pop culture olio — especially hit franchises Boruto and Sailor Moon — VIZ Media ... Continue Reading →
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D23: Marvel Animation Details ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Guardians’ S3

Marvel Animation took the stage at D23 Expo on Friday to make key announcements two super-powered series, revealing the premiere date and voice cast for Marvel’s Spider-Man, announcing ... Continue Reading →