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Depth of Feeling

Pete Docter Pete Docter tests Pixar’s creative limits with Inside Out’s journey ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy 2015

Toasting women in animation, Spanish flair and MIFA’s 30th anniversary. This month, over 7,000 creatives, professionals and other luminaries of the global animation industry will ... Continue Reading →
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Countdown to Re-Launch

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Serious Assembly Required

ILM and Trixter spearhead the complex mo-cap, animation and effects wizardry that required 19 facilities to make Marvel’s Avengers: ... Continue Reading →
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A Breed Above

ILM revisits and remixes its iconic digital creatures for the return visit to the land of dinosaurs in Jurassic World. Though barely ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jurassic’ Still Rules Box-Office World

Jurassic World remained the top box-office draw for the third weekend in a row, its $54.2 million weekend tally just edging out the $52.1 million draw for Disney-Pixar’s Inside ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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YouTubers Pull Off Live-Action ‘Phineas and Ferb’

TGIF! Some intrepid YouTube celebs-in-training put together this super fun live-action version of “Gitchee Gitchee Goo” as a tribute to Phineas and Ferb, which is wrapping up its ... Continue Reading →
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Six New Pilots Now on Amazon

Amazon has launched six new kids’ pilots on its Instant service in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The projects include animated projects The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV Sets Fall Premieres

Fox Television has revealed its Fall 2015 premiere lineup, including new seasons of animated hits Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as the return of the supernatural ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presents First-Ever D23 Booth

Pixar Animation will have its first-ever booth presence at this year’s D23 Expo, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14-16. Buzz Lightyear his heroic (giant balloon) ... Continue Reading →
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Toonami Asia Picks Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’

Toonami will be bringing No. 1 rating Japanese cartoon Yo-Kai Watch to South and Southeast Asia later this month. The kids’ network acquired 65 half-hour episodes from producer Dentsu, ... Continue Reading →
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Cottonwood, Federation Join Forces

Cottonwood Media and Federation Entertainment have entered a long-term, multilayered corporate partnership which will see Cottonwood’s David Michel joining Federation as a Founding ... Continue Reading →
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Animago Partner RebusFarm Offers Render Support

In addition to the recently announced submission deadline extension to July 20, organizers of Europe’s Animago event reveal that partner RebusFarm will be supporting every participant ... Continue Reading →
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First Clip for ‘JL: Gods & Monsters’ Released

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has unveiled the first official clip from the upcoming DC Universe Original Movie Justice League: Gods & Monsters. The feature-length animated thriller ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Kaplan Tapped to Run Awesomeness Films

DreamWorks Animation’s Awesomeness TV has created a feature film division, and has tapped veteran entertainment exec Matt Kaplan to serve as president. Kaplan is the founder of production ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto Animated Image Society Seeks Residency Applications

After a successful first year with Artist-in-Residence Brett Long, The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is seeking applications for its second run of its neophyte Research and ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars Adjusts Animated Short, VFX Rules

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors have approved the rules and campaign regulations for the 88th Academy Awards this week. Amendments include qualification ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Inks ‘Angry Birds’ Deal with Rovio

CAKE has entered a distribution deal with Rovio Entertainment to represent its slate of animated content based on the popular Angry Birds brand. Under the agreement, CAKE will rep the ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Clip and App Launch

In anticipation of the theatrical launch of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep Movie on August 7, the flock has put together a charming new featurette introducing its littlest, most ... Continue Reading →