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The Academy Presents The Art of Illustration

In conjunction with the “Icons of Animation” exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan (June 4 – August 16), The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Deals For ‘LadyBug’

PGS Entertainment has recently closed licensing deals for the new series LadyBug (26 x 26min) on three continents. LadyBug is a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Magics Up NoAm Rights for ‘Sailor Moon’

VIZ Media continues to prove it is the biggest player on the anime block this side of the Pacific by acquiring digital streaming, electronic sell through and home media rights for the ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Teases Marvel’s ‘Guardians’

Marvel has released a full trailer for its upcoming sci-fi comic book adaptation Guardians of the Galaxy. Take a look at the trailer: Due in theaters Aug. 1, the movie is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Superheroes and Volcanoes Storm Home Video

Watch out for volcanoes and superheroes in this week’s home video releases. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Warner Bros., $19.98) is an all-new original movie pitting the heroes ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart Scores ‘Snow Queen 2′ Sales

Wizart Animation has announced sales of its animated feature The Snow Queen 2 to Poland and Israel. The sequel will be released in Poland by Kino Swiat and in Israel by Film House in ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →
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Aquamen Teases ‘Kong’ at Cannes

Producers Jeongjung “JJ” Kim and Gary Zhang have presented the first trailer for their $40 million 3D CG feature Kong at the Cannes Film Market on behalf of Aquamen Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Godzilla’ Goes Big for $93M Opening

It was a huge weekend for Godzilla, as the most-recent re-imagining of the classic Japanese monster franchise scored the year’s biggest debut to date with a whopping $93 million ... Continue Reading →
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Leno Helps ‘Phineas and Ferb Save Summer’

Jay Leno has been added as a guest voice actor to Phineas and Ferb Save Summer, a special one-hour episode set to premiere June 9 at 10 a.m. on Disney XD. The episode kicks off the ... Continue Reading →
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Student Oscars Winners Announced

The three winning animated films in the 2014 Student Academy Awards have been announced. The filmmakers of the three winning animated films — plus the winners in four other categories ... Continue Reading →
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HPA Awards Solicit 2014 Entries

The Hollywood Post Alliance has opened the call for entries in 14 categories — including three for visual effects — for the 2014 HPA Awards, which will be presented Nov. 6 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers Tease ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Transformers 4′

And what week would be complete without a look at a couple of hot new trailers. Up first is Interstellar, the first post-Batman movie from director Christopher Nolan. And next is Michael ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases Live-Action ‘Cinderella’

Continuing the trend toward adapting animated classics to live-action features comes this teaser trailer from the folks over at Disney. The studio’s live-action version of Cinderella ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Winx’ Movie Due in September

Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss, the third feature film for the popular Rainbow animated property, is due for worldwide theatrical release in September. The Mystery of the Abyss ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Kids’ Shows Get Summer Debuts

Amazon Studios’ push into creating children’s entertainment is finally about to see the light of day, with three of the five series the company picked up the pilots for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Liquid Television’ Returns on MTV Other

Animation fans who remember the late 1980s and early 1990s no doubt recall MTV was a real hub for animation, and its flagship show was the anthology series Liquid Television. Well, ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old is New Again, Part 2: ‘Godzilla’

In a summer filled with old, familiar characters getting high-tech, big-budget, cinematic reboots, the venerable Godzilla looks to stand fire-breathing-head-and-shoulders above just ... Continue Reading →
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Top Dusty Toon Honors to ‘Moonstruck’

The School of Visual Arts bestowed the top honors for traditional animation at its 25th anniversary Dusty Awards to the film Moonstruck by Luz Batista and Sarah Sloyer. The awards — ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boondocks’ Barnes Develops ‘Killogy’ Series

Alan Robert, creator of the IDW graphic novel Killogy, has teamed up with with The Boondocks executive producer and writer Rodney Barnes to develop the comic for an animated series. Barnes ... Continue Reading →