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Pre-Sales Take Off for ‘Stardog and Turbocat’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has secured pre-sales in several territories for the family animated feature Stardog and Turbocat, now in production at Sheffield, UK studio Red Star. ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
Paramount Pictures

Paramount and Locksmith Animation Enter Exclusive Multi-Pic Deal

Paramount Pictures and Locksmith Animation have announced that they have entered into an arrangement to co-develop and co-produce a series of animated projects. Under the deal, Paramount ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Sarah Smith Launches Locksmith Animation

Sarah Smith, award-winning producer, writer and director and former Creative Director at Aardman Features, has established a new CG animated features studio in the U.K. called Locksmith ... Continue Reading →
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The Jurassic Beasts Are Back!

Walking ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudy 2′ Serves Up Second Helping of Laughs

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a delicious, second helping with its 3-D CG sequel, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. This back-to-school season, kids may be treading through the ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →
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Baboon Animation to Work on ‘Heroes of the City’

Popular CG-animated preschool series Heroes of the City has tapped Baboon Animation to work on the new season of the show. “We’re so charmed by the Heroes characters and their whimsical ... Continue Reading →