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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Despicable Me 3’ Comes Home December 5

The latest installment of Illumination Ent.’s blockbuster franchise, which grossed $1 billion worldwide following its summer release, is coming home on disc and on demand as Universal ... Continue Reading →
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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Make ‘Merry Minions’ Plan

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America are teaming up for a “Merry Minions” Holiday Program, a joint venture designed to celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Race Heats Up with 26 Animated Films

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: The ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Enjoys Another Successful Edition

Some of the top creative stars working in the animation and visual effects industry shared their valuable knowledge at the sixth edition of Animag’s World Animation and VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me’ Now the Top Toon Franchise Worldwide

With Gru’s latest adventure having achieved the No. 10 all-time worldwide chart spot, Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me film series (including Minions) has officially ... Continue Reading →
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Behind the Scenes of ‘Despicable Me 3′

ERIC GUILLON CHRIS MELEDANDRI Illumination doubles the trouble by giving Carell’s reformed ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Tix Open for ‘Kiki,’ New ‘Kuso’ Spot, ‘DM3′ Tops China Records & More

GKIDS & Fathom Events Bring ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ to US Cinemas Tickets are on sale now for the next installment of STUDIO GHIBLIFEST, July 23 (English dub ... Continue Reading →