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Yup, It’s Time for a New ‘Monsters U.’ Trailer!

There are at least 14 new animated features heading our way in 2013, but Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has already generated a lot of pre-release buzz among toon fans. This week, ... Continue Reading →
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Oz Says He’d Love to Voice Yoda Again

In the wake of news that Yoda may be one of the central figures in Disney/LucasFilm’s upcoming Star Wars films, actor/director/writer Frank Oz says he would love to be the voice of ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Adds Dowdeswell, Nichols to Vancouver Studio

Sony Pictures Imageworks has further plumped up its Vancouver, Canada vfx and digital character animation studio (established in 2010) with the appointment of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Life of Pi’ & ‘Brave’ Top VES Winners

The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home ... Continue Reading →
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Bardel Collaborating with Frank Saperstein

Canada’s award-winning animation and digital media studio Bardel Entertainment, Inc. has entered into a non-exclusive partnership with L.A.-based, Emmy-nominated toon vet Frank Saperstein ... Continue Reading →
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Selick’s ‘Shadow King’ Finds New Life

After Disney dropped the ball on Henry Selick’s much-anticipated feature The Shadow King, the movie has found a new life, thanks to producer Josh Penn (Beasts of the Southern Wild) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas and Ferb’ Celebrates Platypus Day

Groundhogs are sooooo last millennium, guys. The coolest mammal on the block is the platypus, as evidenced by the popularity of Disney’s Phineas and Ferb and its secret agent animal, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Takes the Top Prize at the Annies

Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Seals ‘Totally Spies’ Deals, Adds New COO

Zodiak Kids has secured a raft of sales for the brand new sixth season of its hit 2D comedy series Totally Spies!, with Teletoon Canada, DeA Kids Italy and MBC (Middle East) now on ... Continue Reading →
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Get Ready for ‘The Muppets…Again!’

Disney’s crack team behind the 2011 Muppets movie are back in action as they kick off production for the upcoming sequel The Muppets…Again! in London. The all new global Muppet ... Continue Reading →