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Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Checks in at No. 1

It was a frightfully great weekend for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania, which checked in at the number-one spot at the box office, with an estimated $43 million total in 3,349 ... Continue Reading →
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Frankenweenie Guests on ‘Where’s My Water’ Game

Disney has launched “10 Days of Frankenweenie,” a new, free level pack for its hit mobile game Where’s My Water? Free. Inspired by Disney’s stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie, ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky and Hartman Lift Spirits in Ottawa

We had plenty of sunshine and lots of inspiring panels on the first two days of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the TV Animation Conference (TAC) held this week in the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movie Debuts 1st Little-Girl Princess, ‘Sofia the First’

Disney will introduce its first little-girl princess with the debut of Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess, an animated Disney Junior television movie airing Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dredd 3D’ Pops Into the Box Office Picture

Get ready for a British invasion – comic book style. Dredd 3D, the most-recent attempt to adapt the popular U.K. comic hero to the big screen, arrives in theaters this week. Starring ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Nemo’ 3D Re-release Hooks $17M in Debut

More than $17 million poured in the box office coffers this weekend for Disney-Pixar’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. A solid showing, it still was only good enough for second ... Continue Reading →
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Canceled Selick Movie Prompts $50M Disney Writedown

Canceling production on a stop-motion animated feature directed by Henry Selick will cost the Walt Disney Co. a $50 million write down on its quarterly report. According to the Los ... Continue Reading →
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Audiences Get Chance to Find Pixar’s ‘Nemo’ in 3D

Nemo’s back, and he’s so excited he’s about to pop right off the screen. The stereoscopic 3D re-release of the Pixar blockbuster Finding Nemo leads the major theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Digital Animation, Cinema Pioneer Lambert Dies

Bob Lambert, a former Disney executive who played a key role in the development of computer animation and the transition to digital cinema, died of unnamed causes Friday at the age ... Continue Reading →
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Fox to Animate TenNapel’s ‘Cardboard’

Doug TenNapel’s graphic novel Cardboard is being produced as animated feature by Fox Animation, Chris Wedge’s Wedgworks and The Gotham Group. Variety reports that actor Tobey Maguire ... Continue Reading →