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AMBI’s ‘Arctic Justice’ Signs A-List Voices

Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Minions’ on the Move in New Trailer

Universal has offered up a smidge more of Minions, the Despicable Me spin-off starring everyone’s favorite squat yellow henchmen. The main Minion trio of Kevin, Stuart and Bob hitchhike ... Continue Reading →
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Director and Studio Co-Founder Phil Robinson Dies

Award-winning director Phil Robinson, co-founder and creative director at San Francisco’s Special Agent Productions, has died. Animation Magazine was informed of his passing by producer ... Continue Reading →
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The Anime Income Gap

While American animation heroes are above money problems, Japan’s struggle to scrape by in modern economy. In Frozen, Anna and Elsa lived in palaces; Gru in Despicable Me commanded ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Dos Corazones’ ‘Max & Me’

Fans of animation say the medium can do anything live action can. And increasingly those arguments are being put to the test, as in the case of Max & Me, an animated feature in ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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WB Extends Animation Slate to 2018

Warner Bros., buoyed by the box office smash hit The LEGO Movie, has announced plans to up its animated features game, with two as-yet untitled 3-D projects now slated for February ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Plans ‘Despicable Me’ Attractions for Spring

The Minions are coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. The hordes of tiny little helpers from the Despicable Me franchise will be featured in a new 3D Ultra-HD adventure ride called ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Casts Louis C.K., Stonestreet, Hart in Pets Pic

Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart have signed on to voice the lead characters in Illumination Entertainment’s untitled original animated feature, due in theaters Feb. ... Continue Reading →