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Netflix Confirms Sony Animation Deal

Following some Wall Street speculation, streaming giant Netflix has confirmed that it has struck a deal for Sony Animation films, taking over films like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ... Continue Reading →
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Torill Kove Unveils ‘Me and My Moulton’ Trailer

Academy Award-winning animator Torill Kove has released a trailer for her new short film, Me and My Moulton (Moulton Og Meg). The film is selected for the main competition at the Annecy ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Dishes ‘Inside Out’ Plot Details

Pixar Animation has finally revealed further details of Pete Docter’s intriguing new project Inside Out, due in theaters June 19, 2015. The inventive story centers on a young ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish’s ‘Khumba’ Wins African Academy Honor

South Africa-based animation studio Triggerfish’s feature Khumba won this weekend the top animation honor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. The award marks the second year in ... Continue Reading →
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Partners Re-up With 9 Story for ‘Arthur’

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series Arthur (20 x 22′). Longstanding broadcast partners for the ... Continue Reading →
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‘X-Men’ Soars; ‘Frozen’ Now No. 5 of All Time

Marvel’s merry mutants ruled the box office this weekend, as expected, while Disney’s Frozen moved up another step on the list of all-time highest grossing films. X-Men: ... Continue Reading →
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Catch Up with ‘Dragons’ on Disc

Now that Memorial Day has ushered in the unofficial start of summer, it’s time to catch up on the goings on in Berk before heading off to see How to Train Your Dragon 2 when its ... Continue Reading →
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Director Wright Departs ‘Ant-Man’

Edgar Wright has been attached to Marvel’s Ant-Man feature since 2006, and now, with the long-in-development movie firmly moving toward a July 17, 2015, release, he has parted ... Continue Reading →
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New Images from Hayek’s ‘The Prophet’

The coolest animation news to come out of the Cannes Film Festival was the in-progress preview of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, an animated adaptation of the famous book of poetry ... Continue Reading →
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Saban Israel to Represent DreamWorks Properties

Saban Brands Israel has signed on to represents the brands of DreamWorks Animation in that nation, including merchandise, retail and publishing. The deal includes this summer’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Godzilla’s’ Edwards Directing Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Gareth Edwards, director of the current hit Godzilla, will direct the first stand-alone Star Wars film, with a screenplay by Gary Whitta. The film ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ DreamPlay Coming to Manila Resort

Melco Crown Resorts Corp., a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, has announced a collaboration with DreamWorks Animation to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon to Debut ‘Butt’ Import June 12

Teletoon has set June 12 as the Canadian premiere date for the Australian animated comedy series The Day My Butt Went Psycho. The Day My Butt Went Psycho is based on Scholastic’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Bring ‘Wrinkles’ to NYC

Indie distributor GKIDS will be releasing the acclaimed Spanish animated film Wrinkles on July 4 at New York’s IFC Center. The theatrical outing will be followed by a DVD and ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Network Ponyfies ‘Maleficent’ for Villain Event

What on Earth did people amuse themselves with before the YouTube video mashup? To celebrate its bad guy focused Villiantine’s Day Marathon this Friday, May 23, the creative whizzes ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Unveils First ‘Big Hero 6′ Teaser

Disney has launched the first teaser trailer for its upcoming CG animated adaptation of the Marvel comic-book Big Hero 6 (November 7). The teaser footage focuses on 14-year-old Hiro ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Receives Honorary CalArts Degree

California Institute of the Arts president Steven Lavine has bequeathed Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter with the 2014 honorary Doctor of Arts degree in celebration ... Continue Reading →
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Trunk Brings Coldplay’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to Life

Last week, acclaimed U.K. band Coldplay released a full 43-minute stream of their sixth studio album on iTunes in preparation for its retail release, and fans went wild. Richard Barnett ... Continue Reading →
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Israeli Animation Lobbies Against Iran

Who says animation is just for kids? Recently the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs has released a disturbingly cutesy looking animated video campaigning against any coming agreement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →