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True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Bill Schultz Frank Falcone Mary Bredin Pharrel Williams The ... Continue Reading →
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A Profile of Man of Action

Sprung from the comics biz, Man of Action has flourished as animation hit-makers ready to cement ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar and the Art of Curbing CG Noise

How a UCSB computer science student helped Pixar develop a new noise-eliminating solution. For many people, the words Monte Carlo conjure images of high-stakes casinos serving cocktails ... Continue Reading →
June Foray

June Foray Life Celebration Planned for Sept. 19

Mark Evanier, animation veteran and longtime friend of the late June Foray, has announced the details for the beloved actress’s life celebration, which will be held on Sept. 19 at ... Continue Reading →
Cinema 4D

MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 19

MAXON announces immediate availability of Cinema 4D Release 19 (R19). This next generation of MAXON’s professional 3D application delivers both great tools and enhancements artists ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Animation Festivals Opens Call for Entries

The new Cardiff Animation Festival (CAF) has opened its call for entries for its first edition. The deadline for submissions is Friday 12th January 2018, with discounted Earlybird submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Launches ‘Oggy’ App Worldwide

French studio Xilam has released a fun new app, in conjunction with its global animated hit Oggy and the Cockroaches. The game invites fans to enjoy a wild race between the titular ... Continue Reading →
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Your Fall TV Premiere Date Guide Is Here

Although small-screen shows are premiering all year round thanks to the popularity of cable and streaming devices, Fall TV season still means something to some of us old-school pop ... Continue Reading →
Monster Island

Anima’s ‘Monster Island’ Scares Up New Eyeballs

Vision Films is releasing Anima Estudio’s animated feature Monster Island today on DVD and VOD. Anima is best known for producing animated titles such as Top Cat, Wicked Flying Monkeys, ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch Exclusives to Satisfy Force Friday Appetites

Among the exhilarating intergalactic activities Disney Co.’s Star Wars department and partners are planning for Force Friday II (like the multinational Find the Force AR event), civic-minded ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Toy Story Land Unboxed, ‘Last Day of June’ Arrives, ‘Breadwinner’ at BFI & More

Toy Story Land to Open at Walt Disney World Resort in Summer 2018 Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek set the opening date for Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ new 11-acre zone. ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Experiment 101’s ‘Biomutant’ Causes Gamescom Stir

Swedish studio Experiment 101 made a big splash at Gamescom in Cologne last week with the highly anticipated unveiling of their first videogame project, Biomutant. The action-driven, ... Continue Reading →
Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

Cinemax Dates ‘Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus’ Premiere

Having announced the project earlier this year, Cinemax has slated the premiere of its first original animated comedy Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, which will debut ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

VRDC Fall Sessions Explore ‘Virtual Rick-ality,’ Tilt Brush & More

Virtual Reality Developers Conference is gearing up to bring premier content and networking opportunities for immersive VR, AR and MR experience creators to San Francisco’s Union ... Continue Reading →
Maya the Bee

Giochi Preziosi Named ‘Maya the Bee’ Master Toy

Studio 100 and Planeta Junior have tapped Giochi Preziosi as Master Toy partner for global kids’ animation brand, Maya the Bee. The licensee will handle manufacturing, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
Best Fiends: Visit Minutia

Seriously & Reel FX Reunite for ‘Best Fiends: Visit Minutia’ Short

Mobile-first entertainment company Seriously has teamed up once again with Golden Globe-nominated animation studio Reel FX for a second original short in the Best Fiends game-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Composer Dischord, Sparks Fly in “Edith Piaf” MV, Fox TV Shakeup, & More

’The Simpsons’ Composer Alf Clausen Fired Double Emmy winner to exit the record-setting show after 27 years in what speculators peg as a cost-cutting measure. The show has recorded ... Continue Reading →
Voltron VR Chronicles

‘Voltron VR Chronicles’ Offers Personal Paladin Adventure

Innovative VFX and immersive entertainment house Digital Domain, in league with Universal Brand Development, announces DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles — the first-ever virtual ... Continue Reading →