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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin & Ruth Fielding Receive Visionary Award

Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding, founders of London-based film and animation production company Lupus Films have been honored with TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit 2017 Wrap Report

It is fitting that the 6th Asian Animation Summit commenced the same week and in the same city where last year’s audience favorite, Ludo Studio’s Bluey, started animation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
Len Wein

Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus Films’ Fielding and Deakin Discuss Big Animated Year

We recently had the chance to catch up with producers Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin, managing directors of U.K.’s Lupus Films. It has been an amazing year for the talented ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’ Sweeps the Box Office in U.S. and China

Coco, Disney/Pixar’s Day of the Dead-themed movie, certainly brought the U.S. box office to life with a $71.2 million Thanksgiving Weekend. Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Delivers Terrific Tuesday Preview

Disney/Pixar’s well-reviewed Coco passed its opening night in the U.S. with flying colors. The studio’s 19th feature release delivered $2.3 million from its Tuesday night screenings, ... Continue Reading →
John Lasseter

Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified “missteps” that made some of ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers New Teaser and Poster for ‘Incredibles 2′

In time for the arrival of Pixar’s Coco in U.S. theaters, Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer and poster for Brad Bird’s hugely anticipated movie Incredibles 2. ... Continue Reading →