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Guillermo del Toro Teases ‘Tales of Arcadia’ Trilogy

The magical world of Netflix original series DreamWorks Trollhunters is getting a major expansion. At a preview screening for Part 2, creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Animation & Cartoon Hangover Launch 1st Incubator Film ‘The Summoning’

Sony Pictures Animation and Frederator Networks (a WOW! Unlimited Media company) has debuted its first GO! Cartoons incubator short: The Summoning. The fruits of the program, first ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Gets to the Bottom of Things

Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios have unveiled the new trailer for its animated ceramic-lawn-feature-mystery, Sherlock Gnomes. This sequel to 2011′s Gnomeo & Juliet is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Under the Hood of ‘Cars 3′ with Actor Armie Hammer, Out Now

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 has arrived home after burning up the box office track all over the globe. To celebrate, the kind folk at Walt Disney Home Entertainment have offered up ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay 2018 Open to Submissions

Italy’s popular animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has officially launched its 2018 website and is now accepting submissions for its 22nd edition, which takes place April ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: ‘Underdogs’ Filmmakers Set Next Argentine Toon ‘Escape to India’

The creative whizzes behind record-setting Argentine animated movie Underdogs (a.k.a. Metegol or The Unbeatables) have re-teamed for a new flagship feature titled Escape to India, according ... Continue Reading →
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Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Pioneers to Talk Future of Storytelling at Children’s Global Media Summit

Top names from the fields of virtual reality and technological innovation will gather in Manchester, UK next month to lay out a vision of the future of storytelling at the 2017 Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Miyazaki Titles “Final” Feature, Batman Toon Supercut, Niantic Snags Evertoon & More

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Reveals His “Final” Film’s Title, Release Window The grandmaster of anime, who is turning 77 in January, is once again declaring his ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s California Adventure Pier Getting Pixar Makeover

2018 is going to be a big year for Pixar fans — and not just with the return of The Incredibles to theaters! Disney Parks has revealed plans to transform the “Paradise Pier” ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Herds ‘Simon’s Cat’ S2 into Digital Stores

Digital distributor/content management company MoMeda has inked a string of VOD deals for season 2 of comedy cartoon Simon’s Cat. The series of agreements will see the Endemol ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pictures Hammers Out VFX for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Australia’s premiere visual effects studio, produced more than 170 final visual effects shots for Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: China Lion Gets Its Paws on ‘Extinct’ from ‘Simpsons’ Alums

Multi-territory distributor China Lion Entertainment Production has boarded animated feature project Extinct, from director David Silverman (Monsters, Inc., The Simpsons Movie) and ... Continue Reading →
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Daniela Leitner’s ‘Late Season’ Takes Top VIEW Award

Another edition of Italy’s renowned VFX, CG, animation and gaming gathering VIEW Conference has come to a close in scenic Turin, attracting more than 10,000 attendees to the confab, ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Revealed for Inaugural European Animation Awards

The short film, TV and feature film nominees for the first-ever European Animation Awards — dubbed the “Emiles” — have been revealed, displaying the variety of stories ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: Studio 100 Introduces ‘Mia and Me – The Movie’

Studio 100 Film has added a new title to its animated features sales portfolio with Mia and me – The Movie, introduced at the AFM (Loews Office #653). Based on the popular live-action/CG ... Continue Reading →
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Sneak Peek: ‘SpongeBob Squarepants: You Bring the Color’ Opening

After months of collecting fan-colored digital frames, Nickelodeon is ready to kick off its weeklong SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color programming event today! To help you ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Breadwinner’ Tix on Sale, Mary Hidalgo’s VO Advice, Vanessa Morrison Makes EBONY Power 100 & More!

’LEGO Ninjago Movie’ Casting Director Mary Hidalgo Talks Casting for TV and Film The Emmy-winning maven of voiceover casting shares her career experience, observations and words ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! Expands Amazon Toon Slate

Genius Brands International has added eight new animated series aimed at children and family audiences from DHX Media to its streaming outlet Kid Genius Cartoons Plus!, available on ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Enjoys Another Successful Edition

Some of the top creative stars working in the animation and visual effects industry shared their valuable knowledge at the sixth edition of Animag’s World Animation and VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →