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‘The 7D’ Report for July 7 Disney XD Premiere

The 7D, Disney’s contemporary, animated comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, will premiere July 7 at 10 a.m. ET/PT on Disney XD, with airings on Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Simka Finds ‘Paradise’ in Re-version Process

Mychal Simka grew up in Anaheim, Calif., a huge fan of a guy named Walt Disney who created a local theme park and made some of the best animated movies ever. As an adult, he’s ... Continue Reading →
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CPL-DreamWorks Deal Expands to Brazil

Peruvian-based Compania Panamericana de Licencias has been named DreamWorks Animation’s licensing agent for Brazil. The deal expands CPL’s relationship with DreamWorks in ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Is Big on Japan

Watchers of the always surprising world of Japanese animated shorts should book their tickets for Animafest Zagreb, taking place June 3-8 in the Croatian capital. The festival organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Laid Off ‘Frozen’ Animators Get Cold Shoulder

IATSE Animation Guild Local 839 business representative Steve Hulett has revealed that some of the union’s members have been snubbed by Disney Animation Studios, according to ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Andy Serkis came to FMX in Stuttgart on Wednesday to show off clips from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and talk performance capture in his continuing role as Caesar. Judging from the ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Bringing 9 Films to Annecy

The National Film Board of Canada will be bringing an assortment of nine short films it produced or co-produced to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 9-14), including ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: New ‘TMNT’ Episodes Arrive Sunday

Nickelodeon will welcome back its heroes in a half-shell this Sunday, April 27 when new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kick off with “Mazes & Mutants” at 11 ... Continue Reading →
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New Pics from ‘Simpsons’ LEGO Episode

ComicBookMovie.com scooped these newly revealed images from the upcoming LEGO-themed episode of The Simpsons, which will debut on Fox Sunday, May 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In “Brick ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers First Look at ‘Feast’

Disney has revealed a first look at its brand new animated short Feast, which will be making its world premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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WB Animation’s Register Promoted; Adds Digital Role

Sam Register has been promoted to the newly created position of president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series. Register will head up a newly formed live-action digital ... Continue Reading →
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Yeun, Day Sign on to Toon ‘Chew’ Feature

The popular Image Comics series Chew — about a cibopathic detective who derives clues from the things he eats — is getting an animated feature with The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun ... Continue Reading →
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Clip Previews Henson’s Original ‘Doozers’ on Hulu Kids

Doozers, a new animated preschool series based on the classic Fraggle Rock series, is set to debut April 25 as the first original series created for Hulu Kids. Here’s an exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smurfs’ Director Launches Production Blog

Sony Pictures Animation is making an all-animated Smurfs feature film, and now director Kelly Asbury (Shrek 2, Gnomeo & Juliet) is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the making ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Wins Another Award for its Soundtrack

Just when you thought there were no more awards for it to win, Disney’s Frozen is adding another honor to its collection — this time for the soundtrack. The double platinum ... Continue Reading →
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FlickerLab Ups Exec Trio, Adds Producer

New York City-based animation and technology studio FlickerLab has promoted three executives and added one more. Award-winning director and motion graphics artist Tibo Charroppin, who ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus’ ‘The Hive’ Gets Season 2 Order

Lupus Films will produce a second series of The Hive, its popular CGI animated children’s television series, through SPV The Hive Enterprises. The second series will enter preproduction ... Continue Reading →
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Resorts Import Nelvana Characters

Nelvana Enterprises has announced a new partnership with Memories Resorts and Royalton Luxury Resorts that brings characters from the animated series Max & Ruby and The Berenstain ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Film Inst. Hosts Animation Day

The Irish Film Institute in Dublin and Animation Skillnet are joining forces to present a day of discussion, master classes and screenings of shorts around the theme of animation for ... Continue Reading →