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Animation Filmmaker Ebele Okoye Goes Feature Nigerian short filmmaker behind The Lunatic and The Legacy of Rubies plans untitled 2D fantasy project. High-End TV Production in the UK ... Continue Reading →
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Bandai Unveils Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory Toy Line Sequel-inspired playsets, interactive toys, figures, plush, bath toys and more hitting shelves in May. Star Wars: Behind the Visual ... Continue Reading →
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Jared Hess to Write and Direct ‘NickToons’ Film

Nickelodeon Films and Paramount Pictures’ bid to bring fan-favorite ‘90s animation characters to the big screen is apparently one step closer to fruition, with sources telling Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Darlings’ Gets Disney TV Debut Friday

Disney Channel will debut the first television special for original tween property Star Darlings this Friday, January 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The programming event will expand on the stories ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ratchet & Clank’ Writer Joins ‘Popeye’

Sony Pictures Animation’s belabored CG Popeye project finally looks to be moving forward with the studio announced that T.J. Fixman has signed on to draft a new screenplay. Fixman ... Continue Reading →
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‘Good Dinosaur’ Blu-ray Set for February 23

Disney-Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur will see its home entertainment on February 23, accompanied by a prehistoric stampeded of special features. The film will be available on Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Getting ‘Lion Guard’ Experience

Following the success of the TV movie The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar and the January debut of the The Lion Guard series on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, visitors to Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars: Animated Feature Nominees React

Anomalisa Paramount / Starburns Industries “We are thrilled to be recognized by the Academy, alongside such a great group of animated films. We are grateful for the dedication ... Continue Reading →
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Why Can’t an Animated Film Be Nominated for Best Director at the Oscars? ScreenCrush editor Mike Sampson laments snubs for Charlie Kaufman, Pete Docter. NYICFF Kids Films Camps ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ Takes Animation Golden Globe

Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen accepted the Golden Globe for their Best Animated Feature Film winning Pixar flick Inside Out at the Sunday night awards ceremony. The inventive CG ... Continue Reading →