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‘Nut Job’ Ready to Crack the Box Office This Weekend

Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →
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Shane Acker to Direct Reel FX’s ‘Beasts of Burden’

Reel FX announced today that Oscar nominee Shane Acker (9) will direct the studio’s upcoming untitled CG-animated feature based on the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden, written ... Continue Reading →
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Wooding’s Kid Glove Brings ‘Viking Kong’ to MIPCOM

Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under ... Continue Reading →
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Tayrona, Arc to Team Up for Four Animated Films

Tayrona Films and Arc Productions, both based in Toronto, have agreed to a deal to finance and produce for animated feature films. According to The Wrap, each company will contribute ... Continue Reading →
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‘Escape From Planet Earth’ Gets a Weinstein Screening

The case of writer-director Tony Leech and producer Brian Inerfeld against the Weinstein company over the studio’s handling of the CG-animated movie Escape From Planet Earth seems ... Continue Reading →
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Acker Dives into New Animated Feature ‘Deep’

Brown Bag Films’ co-founder Darragh O’Connell announced the launch of a new animated feature called Deep, about a post-apocalyptic undersea adventure, at the Annecy Festival on ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon, Arc to Make ‘Ormie’ Movie

Canadian animation studio Arc Prods (formerly known as Starz Animation Toronto) will be co-producing a new feature with Alcon Entertainment, based on the short Ormie, it was announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Walking with Dinosaurs 3D’ to Use Cameron’s 3D System

The upcoming BBC Earth feature Walking with Dinosaurs 3D  will employ Cameron—Pace Group’s Fusion 3D system, according to a joint announcement by the companies. “Walking ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Cast Set for ‘Escape From Planet Earth’

The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, ... Continue Reading →