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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joining ‘Little Mermaid’ as Producer and Songwriter Hamilton creator and star will team up with legendary Disney composer Alan Menken for the live-action reboot’s ... Continue Reading →

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Expected to Fortify DreamWorks Animation’s Ties to China LA Times looks at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s investment strategy ahead of sequel’s simultaneous ... Continue Reading →

‘Ratchet & Clank’ Trailer Debuts

The first trailer for the animated feature adaptation of popular PlayStation videogame franchise Ratchet & Clank has debuted exclusively on Apple iTunes. The film will be released ... Continue Reading →

FatRedCouch Producing ‘Edison’s Secret Lab’ Apps

Genius Brands International is partnering with FatRedCouch, Inc. on the production of apps for animated children’s series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. A master app release ... Continue Reading →
Greg Talmage

Greg Talmage Joins Blur as EP

Animation, VFX and design company Blur Studio has hired on Greg Talmage as Executive Producer. An entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in creative services, Talmage joins the ... Continue Reading →

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives

Well, it was 88 seconds of Force-fueled nostalgia as Disney and Lucasfilm released the first look at footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a teaser trailer. The trailer was screened ... Continue Reading →

ShortsHD Presents Plympton Catalog on TV, Online

The ShortsHD TV network will air a week’s worth of animation by Bill Plympton starting Oct. 11. The weeklong event begins with the network’s Editors Pick program, airing ... Continue Reading →
Lucy Koh

Koh to Preside Over Additional Anti-Poaching Cases

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh will preside over a series of lawsuits accusing animation and visual-effects studios of participating in an illegal anti-poaching and wage suppression agreement. Koh ... Continue Reading →
Dan Efergan

Aardman Exec Efergan Engages Kids with Toons, Games

Animation is one of the many modern arts requiring both creative vision and technical skills. And as those technical skills have become increasingly more technical, involving a deeper ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Creates Savings App ‘Pigby’s Fair’

Aardman Animations has created an app designed to encourage children to save for NatWest bank in the United Kingdom. The app, called Pigby’s Fair, is a smartphone and tablet app ... Continue Reading →