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Ho Ho Ho! Netflix Puts Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus’ on Nice List

Netflix announced Friday that it has snatched up exclusive global rights for the upcoming animated family comedy, Klaus — the directorial debut for Despicable Me story writer ... Continue Reading →
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Here We Go! ‘Super Mario’ Movie in the Pipes at Illumination

One of the biggest names in videogame history may be returning to the big screen The Wall Street Journal reports that Universal Pictures’ Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, ... Continue Reading →
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Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →
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Anima’s ‘Monster Island’ Scares Up New Eyeballs

Vision Films is releasing Anima Estudio’s animated feature Monster Island today on DVD and VOD. Anima is best known for producing animated titles such as Top Cat, Wicked Flying Monkeys, ... 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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Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest Reveals 2017 Program

Encounters Film Festival has issued the program lineup for the 2017 edition, taking place in Bristol from September 19-24. Over 3,000 submissions have been narrowed down to 247 films ... Continue Reading →
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China-Spain CG Co-Pro ‘Dragonkeeper’ Announced

One of the first co-productions between China and Spain — and, according to the producers, definitely the most ambitious yet — has been announced at the Beijing Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →