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Iger Updates on Pixar Sequels, Star Wars, D23

Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger teased the studio’s upcoming projects including Star Wars and planned Pixar sequels at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Portland, ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Announces 2015 3D Animation Software

Autodesk unveiled the 2015 versions of its popular 3D animations tools: Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Softimage, and the newest addition to the lineup, Maya LT, a 3D ... Continue Reading →
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KRU Preps ‘Ribbit’ for Global Distribution

Ribbit, a 3-D animated comedy story about a frog with an identity crisis is ready for delivery to distributors around the world. Set amongst the breathtaking backdrop of the Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Family Teases CG ‘Peanuts’

The first teaser trailer and images for Fox Family Entertainment and Blue Sky Studio’s CG animated take on Peanuts have been released, started an early buzz for the scheduled ... Continue Reading →
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Full Length ‘Maleficent’ Trailer Takes Wing

After toying with Disney fans with snippets and teasers, Disney has finally released a more revealing trailer for its upcoming live-action, vfx driven film Maleficent — coming ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for ‘Hero of Color City’

Take a first look at the trailer for The Hero of Color City, a new animated feature for preschoolers set for release Oct. 3. The trailer is available on iTunes, here: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/magnolia/theheroofcolorcity/. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spins its Magic on Disc

It’s as close to animated magic as the box office has seen in quite a while, and now Frozen is coming to home video formats. The multiple-Oscar-winning Frozen (Disney, $29.99 ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Sets New ‘Transformers’ Series for 2015

A new animated Transformers series following up on the events of the Transformers Prime series has entered production with an early 2015 premiere date set. The move was announced by ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Kicks in for ‘Foosball’

Variety revealed today that The Weinstein Co. has picked up rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France for Argentina’s high-profile animated film, Foosball ... Continue Reading →
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WWE Characters Get Animated

Fans of burly spandex clad macho men will have an all-new way to celebrate their favorite wrestling superstars thanks to a new venture from WWE and Mattel. The kids’ property, ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Opens CG Student Awards Submissions

CG Student Awards has announced that entries for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards will be accepted through May 15, 2014. Owned and produced by The Tasman Theory Pty Ltd and sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peabody’ Rebound Tops Weekend Box Office

It appears the second time is the charm for Mr. Peabody & Sherman. The DreamWorks Animation feature topped the domestic box office in its second weekend of release, with its $21 ... Continue Reading →
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BAM Plans Bakshi Retrospective in May

Animator Ralph Bakshi will be honored with a retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from May 9-20. Bakshi’s films included such cult-hit classics as Fritz the Cat, Heavy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Episode Hits Instagram

You’ll have to put down your TV remote and click on over to Instagram for the most-recent episode of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty. The network debuted an original ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Jimmy Murakami

Every superhero has an origin story. As animators, however, we’re stuck firmly in the human world, but each of us can point to an event that shaped our lives, and pushed us down ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Appoints Digital Execs

Technicolor appointed two new digital entertainment executives, with Tim Sarnoff named president of production services and Claude Gagnon taking on the role of senior VP content solutions ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, Netflix Announce Three New Series

DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have announced the next three original animated kids’ series in their partnership: Puss in Boots, King Julien and Veggie Tales in the House. The ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils Upcoming Toon Pipeline

Nickelodeon, which has a 30 year tradition of bringing groundbreaking toons to TV, has announced its programming slate for 2014-15 — which will include new animated series, re-ups ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars’ Return for Race Short on Disney Movies Anywhere

The rolling heroes of Pixar’s Cars are returning in an all-new short film called The Radiator Springs 500½ that will be available later this spring only on Disney Movies Anywhere. According ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Takes ‘Dungeon of Naheulbeuk’ Abroad

PGS Entertainment has announced it will globally represent The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk, a new animated comedy-action series aimed at young adults that was partly funded by crowdfunding. Produced ... Continue Reading →