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‘Big Hero 6′ Writer Daniel Gerson Dies Age 49

Daniel Gerson, a long-time story and script writer for Disney and Pixar feature films who co-wrote the 2015 Oscar winner Big Hero 6, has died at age 49 after being diagnosed with brain ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Week Events to Fete Nominees

In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting a series of public programs to celebrate the hard work of this year’s nominees ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Presents Animated Double Features

Starz Kids & Family will present a monthlong “Amazing Animation” double feature lineup starting Saturday, August 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Ten kid-friendly titles are scheduled, with ... Continue Reading →
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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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