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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Imagine Ent. & Animal Logic Plan Six Flicks in Joint Venture

Imagine Entertainment, the film and TV production company founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, has teamed up with LEGO Movie studio Animal Logic to create a slate of animated and ... Continue Reading →
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Animayo 2017 Will Be Dedicated to Women

The 12th Summit, Conferences and International Film Festival Animayo will be held on the paradisiacal island of Gran Canaria from May 2 to 6 this year, and has announced a program entirely ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Ninjago’ Trailer Is Big on Mecha, Humor & Family Drama

Warner Bros. Pictures has unleashed a new trailer for The LEGO Ninjago Movie, coming to theaters September 22, and the spot promises all the hallmarks of action, innovative animation ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell Is Directing ‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel

Trolls and Shrek Forever After helmer Mike Mitchell has signed on as Master Builder for Warner Animation Group’s The LEGO Movie sequel, replacing formerly attached director Rob ... Continue Reading →
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WB Throws Director Mark Osborne ‘Bone’

The feature animation adaptation of Jeff Smith’s Bone is finally picking up steam, with Warner Bros. tapping Oscar-nominated Kung Fu Panda and The Little Prince director Mark Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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UTS Animal Logic Academy Makes Key Appointments

UTS Animal Logic Academy is preparing for its first batch of students, with The University of Technology Sydney appointing Chris Ebeling as Creative Lead-in-Residence for the 2017 Master ... Continue Reading →
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Image Engine Hires Bolster Artistic Leadership

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine is expanding its talent base with the hiring of three additional senior staff at its Vancouver headquarters: Visual Effects Supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →