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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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Feathered Weapons

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Big Legacy, Bright Future

Disney TV Animation turns 30 on a creative high note that it plans to carry on into the future. In November 1984, the Walt Disney Co. — famous for decades for its animated theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Complying with Gravity

Interstellar Interstellar Interstellar Double Negative goes for realism and a mix of old-school ... Continue Reading →
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First Impressions of DreamWorks’ ‘Home’

It’s still got about five or six weeks before wrapping animation, but that didn’t stop director Tim Johnson and DreamWorks Animation from screening for the first time some ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Inks Slew of Broadcast Deals

Entertainment One Family (eOne) has secured major broadcast agreements around the world for over 100 hours of kids’ programming from its catalog, which includes animated hits ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pet Pals in Windland’ Expands Territories

Italy’s Gruppo Alcuni announces that its latest CG-animated family feature Pet Pals in Windland has picked up new distribution partners. International Production Associates (IPA) ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece’ and Hello Kitty Join Forces

Toei Animation Europe and Sanrio GmbH have reached an exclusive agreement that will unite their iconic properties One Piece and Hello Kitty in a dynamic duo licensing program in Europe. ... Continue Reading →
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The Problem With Predictions

The critical success of this fall’s salsa-flavored The Book of Life got me thinking about an effort a decade ago by the Canadian company H2V to create a series of urban Hispanic-oriented ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Millstein, Pixar’s Morris Promoted to President

Disney-Pixar president Ed Catmull has announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Andrew Millstein and Pixar Animation Studio’s Jim Morris have both been promoted to President. ... Continue Reading →
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Live-Action ‘Cinderella’ Trailer Showcases VFX Transformations

Disney has released a proper trailer for its upcoming live-action update of Cinderella, hitting theaters March 13, 2015. The trailer introduces the classic characters from the French ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces Ghibli Doc Release

GKIDS has announced it will be bringing the intriguing Studio Ghibli documentary The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness to New York’s IFC Center on Friday, November 28 — a much ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beet Party’ to Fight Bullying in Canada

ToonBox Entertainment and the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) have teamed up to bring some animated flair to the organization’s Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention program. Clips ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Hits 100% Carriage for ‘ALVINNN!!!’ in Europe

PGS Entertainment has hit a milestone for the new animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, having secured 100% Pay and Free TV carriage available in continental Europe since introducing ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Sets 2015 Plans

The Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima, has set its 2015 dates for February 13-22 in Flagey, Belgium. Part of the program will also be screened in the cities of ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Pledges Allegiance to More ‘American Dad’

TBS has ordered a new 22-episode season of Fox’s animated comedy American Dad!, currently in the midst of its first season as a TBS original. The series was created by Seth MacFarlane, ... Continue Reading →
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Keane’s ‘Duet’ Debuts on Motorola Phones

The interactive version of Duet, a short animated film by former Disney animator Glen Keane, is now available for users of Motorola’s Moto X, Moto X (1st Gen.), Moto G (2nd Gen.) ... Continue Reading →
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Len Uhley to Receive WGA Animation Award

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley (Ben 10, Static Shock, Duck Tales) is set receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Seeks New Date for ‘B.O.O.’

Looks like fans will have to wait a bit longer for B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations, as DreamWorks Animation has reportedly pulled the release from its June 5, 2015, release ... Continue Reading →
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And now, the ‘Peanuts’ Trailer Hits

The pics leaked yesterday, but today we have the first full trailer for Blue Sky and Fox’s CG-animated Peanuts movie. Check it out: The Peanuts Movie is directed by Steve Martino, ... Continue Reading →