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Rebecca Campbell Named President of Walt Disney Co. EMEA

Walt Disney International has announced that Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will take on the role of President, The Walt Disney Company ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... 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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Cartoon Forum: TeamTO & Nexus Spin ‘House of Magic’ into Series

Paris-based CG shop and content producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Nexus Factory are developing School of Magic, a new 52 x 11 min. animated series spin-off of Studio Canal’s international ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Aladdin’ Cast Complete, ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VFX Breakdown, New Fox Boss & More

Casting in place for ‘Aladdin’ Live-Action Adaptation The live-action take on the Disney animation classic — directed by Guy Ritchie — has completed its casting and ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Artist and Tinker Bell Model, Dies at 90

Ginni Mack, one of Walt Disney Studios’ ground-breaking “Ink & Paint Girls” who moved up the department ranks and was immortalized as the original model for Tinker ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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‘DuckTales’: Back in Action

One of the most overlooked treasures in the long history of Disney is the Donald Duck comic-book ... Continue Reading →