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Nick Hires Jill Sanford as VP of Animation Development

Nickelodeon has named former Disney’s director of series animation Jill Sanford as its new VP of animation development. Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Triumphs Over Sandy

While the East Coast is still reeling from the wreckage caused by Hurricane Sandy’s, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph still managed to post impressive numbers during its first weekend at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave’ Blu-Ray Features New Pixar Short

Remember Mor’du, the scary bear monster from Disney/Pixar’s animated feature Brave? Well, we’re going to learn a lot more about this troubled character when the new Blu-ray release ... Continue Reading →
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Will ‘Clone Wars’ Blast Off from CN?

One of Cartoon Network’s most popular series, the CG actioner Star Wars: The Clone Wars, may be packing up its light sabers and moving to a new home when its five-year run is ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Set to Win B.O. Game

Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could ... Continue Reading →
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Planet Nemo Scores Sales for ‘Groove High’

French animation studio Planet Nemo has sealed a few sales deals for its upcoming animated/live-action mix-media series Groove High. The 26 x 30 hybrid comedy has been picked up by ... Continue Reading →
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57 Shorts Are in the Oscar Game This Year

Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Plans 2015 ‘Star Wars 7'

Big business news today as The Walt Disney Company announces it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.—including the popular Star Wars franchise—in a stock and cash transaction from ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Appoints Eamonn Butler Animation Director

Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Gets Early Raves from Critics

The first reviews of Wreck-It Ralph are in, and everybody seems to be in love with Disney’s charming pic about an 8-bit video game bad guy who decides to make some changes in his ... Continue Reading →