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VIDEO: ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Announcement Ryan Gosling stars as K, an LAPD officer who uncovers a long-buried secret that leads him on a hunt for Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Studios Set to Hit Record $7B Box Office

As of Monday, The Walt Disney Studios is securely on track to become the first studio ever to reach $7 billion at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With the force-ful ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Named Kids Genius Cartoon Channel Exec Chair

Genius Brands International has brought onboard children’s and family media executive Margaret Loesch as Executive Chairman of its Kids Genius Channel. Loesch will provide counsel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rock Dog’ Gets Tail-Wagging New Trailer

Summit Premiere will be introducing audiences to a new breed of rock star early next year with the February 24, 2017 theatrical release of Rock Dog — a new animated comedy from ... Continue Reading →
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‘SuperMansion’ Takes Flight on Adult Swim Jan. 1

Adult Swim will be ringing in the new year with its latest animated acquisition: the stop-motion comedy series SuperMansion, created by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robot Chicken) and distributed ... Continue Reading →
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The Comedy Network Greenlights Toon Reboot of ‘Corner Gas’

The Comedy Network announces it has greenlit an all-new animated series version of hit Canadian comedy franchise Corner Gas from 355 Productions and Vérité Films, following up on ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton’s School of Animation Reopens in January

Multiple award-winning and two-time Oscar nominated animator Bill Plympton will reopen the Plympton School of Animation for a two-month intensive course both on site at the Plymptoons ... Continue Reading →
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GLAS Animation Fest Reveals Guest Lineup

The second edition of GLAS Animation Festival is gearing up for its March 2-5 run in Berkeley, California. With the goal of expanding the scope of animation by bringing new voices, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bunyan & Babe’ Gets Free Google Play Debut

Indie content distributor Cinedigm has announced that animated American folk tale adaptation Bunyan & Babe will be available for free in HD to viewers in the US and Canada through ... Continue Reading →
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FMX 2017 Chooses Slogan “Beyond the Screen” and Selects ‘Elemental’ as Trailer Check out the teaser for FMX “Beyond the Screen” (May 2-5, Stuttgart) ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: LAIKA Whips Up a ‘Perfect Storm’ for Kubo

The news broke Friday that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences had selected the 10 films to advance in the Best Visual Effects Oscar race. While all the contenders are ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Dives into ‘Splash and Bubbles’ Movie

PBS KIDS is inviting youngsters and their guardians for a swimmingly swell time as it premieres the first television movie event for its undersea preschool property Splash and Bubbles, ... Continue Reading →
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How Women Modernized the Disney Princess BuzzFeed‘s Ariane Lange revisits the studio’s post-Walt princess history to follow the path of evolution from Ariel to Moana, with ... Continue Reading →
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A Voyage of the Heart

Visits to the people and places of the South ... Continue Reading →
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Persevering, with Delicacy

Director Claude Barras faced technical and emotional challenges in adapting a heartfelt and sensitive tale into the award-winning feature My Life as a Zucchini. It would be almost ... Continue Reading →
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Up in the Air

With Oscar’s picks for VFX in recent years running a wide gaunt, the race for  this year’s trophy is a wide open race with everything from traditional space drama to heartfelt ... Continue Reading →
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The Doctor is In

VFX artists prescribe a dose of Steve Ditko and a dash of Inception to create the unusual mystical ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine Turns 30!

A ... Continue Reading →
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Procidis Shops ‘Once Upon a Time…Life’ Around MENA

French indie animation studio Procidis has secured a raft of sales for the new updated version of its evergreen edutainment series Once Upon a Time…Life (26 x 26), an offshoot ... Continue Reading →
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‘Foxed’ Filmmaker James Stewart Signs to APA

Toronto-based director, producer and animator James Stewart — founder of Geneva Film Co. — has signed on with APA, Deadline reports. Stewart is currently working on a feature-length ... Continue Reading →