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Jennifer Yuh Nelson Joins Academy Govs

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has appointed Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to its Board of Governors as part of its initiative to increase diversity ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dingle Sets Keynotes, Panels

Taking place March 18-19 in Dingle, Ireland — on the most westerly peninsula of Europe — the fourth Animation Dingle festival will celebrate excellence in local and international ... Continue Reading →
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Spielberg and Ford Reunite as Indiana Jones Returns to Theaters July 19, 2019 Director Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford are on board a fifth film for the adventure franchise. New ... Continue Reading →
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WB Hatches New ‘Storks’ Sneak Peek

Warner Bros. celebrated the Kids Choice Awards with a new sneak peek video that sheds some more light on its upcoming original CG animated feature Storks (Sept. 23). The footage gives ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2′ Triumph at Kids Choice Awards

The 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards came around Saturday night, broadcast live from L.A. on Nickelodeon. Hosted by country music star and TV personality Blake Shelton, the show featured ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zootopia’ Hops Over $100m Hurdle in China

Disney’s latest feature Zootopia is proving a huge, hairy success in China, crossing the $100 million box office mark this weekend after 10 days in theaters. The film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam’s ‘Zig & Sharko’ Sinks Teeth into International Channels

Paris-based Xilam Studio is swimming in sales for its non-dialog, slapstick comedy cartoon Zig & Sharko, with several international broadcasters coming on board. Gulli and France ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Animation Acquires TACTIC Studio from Southpaw Technology TBA buys up the related IP for the asset management, production tracking and review tool, now to be renamed Toon ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s Barbie Movie Gets May 2017 Release Date Studio makes announcement as part of schedule reshuffle that includes The Dark Tower, Bad Boys 3. Toby Froud’s New Puppet ... Continue Reading →