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The Animated Feature Contenders

Although some naysayers were complaining about the quality of the animated features in contention this year, how can you really be grumpy about a year that had a wonderful 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Thor’s Hammer Delivers an $86.1 Mil Weekend

Mortal moviegoers can’t get enough of their Norse God. Disney/Marvel’s 3-D sequel Thor: The Dark World drew audiences to U.S. theaters to the tune of $86.1 million this ... Continue Reading →
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19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

According to the Academy, 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards. The movies are (in alphabetical order): Cloudy ... Continue Reading →
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Star-Studded Awards Soiree Launches Animation Summit

This year’s edition of Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit began on a high note on Sunday night with a star-studded awards ceremony that featured voice legend ... Continue Reading →
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Final Days to Pick Up Animation Summit Tickets

Animation Magazine has announced its full lineup of guests and events for next month’s three-day event (Nov. 3-5). Sony Pictures Imageworks’ award-winning vfx supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Summit Announces Full Lineup of Events, Guests

Animation Magazine has announced its full lineup of guests and events for next month’s three-day event (Nov. 3-5). Sony Pictures Imageworks’ award-winning vfx supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Reveals More Details

The Italian digital media conference VIEW, happening Oct 15-18 in Torino (immediately following VIEWFest) will be chock full of activity, information and special events this year. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ Has a Sunny $35 Million Weekend

Sony Animation’s good-natured Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 took good care of family audiences’ movie appetites this weekend, landing at No. 1 with a terrific $35 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ May Have Chance of $40 Mil. Weekend

Sony is hoping that its new animated sequel, Cloudy 2 will have a chance of a $35 million weekend, although box office observers are expecting the colorful 3-D pic to cross the $40 ... Continue Reading →