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SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →
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Man of Action Developing ‘Mega Man’ Series for Dentsu

Dentsu Entertainment USA has partnered with Man of Action Entertainment to develop a 26-episode animated series based on Capcom’s video game franchise Mega Man for the global ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Talks Disney-Pixar Slate

Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter gave an in-depth, two hour presentation on the studios’ upcoming features slate at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday morning. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Posts Strong Profit Boost for 2nd Quarter

The Walt Disney Co. exceeded expectations in reporting a very profitable second fiscal quarter of 2015. The company reported earnings of $2.1 billion for the quarter, which ended March ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Take Kids Choice Animation Awards

Nickelodeon has wrapped up the 28th Annual Kids Choice Awards, which aired Saturday night and will have encore airings on Nicktoons March 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT and on TeenNick on April ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Deconstruct ‘Big Hero 6’ at April Event

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will be examining the creative leaps and technical innovations that helped may Disney’s Marvel adaptation Big Hero 6 an Oscar-worthy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Becomes 2014′s Animated Box Office Champ

Disney’s Big Hero 6 has become the top-grossing animated feature of 2014, edging out DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 in worldwide box office haul. Big ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Directors Herald Movie’s Blu-ray Release

Big Hero 6 just won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature of 2014, which makes its release this week on home video especially timely. Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams both were Disney ... Continue Reading →