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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Art Adds to Record Animation Auction

Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art Auction in Dallas on July 1-2 scored a record-breaking $1.4 million in sales, thanks to rare offerings like a fabulous selection of original pieces ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH ’17 Details 11 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2017 conference & exhibition will take over the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 30 to August 3, offering papers and presentations, engaging speakers (like keynoter ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Television and Freeform Set Cast for ‘Marvel’s New Warriors’ The comedic live-action comic-inspired series will star Milana Vayntrub (Silicon Valley) as Squirrel ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Keynote SIGGRAPH ’17

World-leading computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH 2017 announces that Floyd Norman, the tenacious and trailblazing artist who bears the distinction of being the first African-American ... Continue Reading →
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Nathalie Pinguet to Head Sales & Acquisition for Superights

International kids & family content sales company Superights is welcoming Nathalie Pinguet onboard as its new Deputy General Manager. Pinguet will be heading the company, leading ... Continue Reading →
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Fabulous ‘Fantasia’ Collection Features in Heritage Auction

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions’ July 1 animation sale will offer up one of the largest selections of artwork from Disney’s groundbreaking 1940 anthology feature Fantasia. The shining ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Han Solo’ Helmers Out, LA Schwizgebel Event, D23 Goodies & More

’Star Wars’: Why the Han Solo Film Directors Were Fired Sources say the the LEGO Movie helmers clashed creatively with Star Wars script vet Lawrence Kasdan. Possible replacements ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Announces Multiple Distrib Deals Ahead of Annecy

Spain-based Imira has announced the closing of a number of distribution deals in advance of this week’s MIFA at Annecy. Imira has closed with Netflix a deal for multiple titles, ... Continue Reading →
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Not to Scale Signs Oscar Winner John Kahrs

Commercial production company Not To Scale have signed Academy Award-winning director John Kahrs, who will join its newly opened Los Angeles studio for exclusive commercial representation. ... Continue Reading →