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Art of the Matter

An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international ... Continue Reading →
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Russian Animation on Ice

How Moscow studio Wizart Animation is updating the nation’s CG industry with its first feature effort, The Snow Queen. The worlds of fairy tales and animation are inextricably linked—from ... Continue Reading →
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Tales from the Weird Side

Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch taps his childhood memories to create the offbeat world of the hot new Disney Channel cartoon. The fun tagline for Disney Channel’s new show Gravity ... Continue Reading →
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Tapping in to The Grid

Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: ... Continue Reading →
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A Hot VFX Summer Sampler

We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases 2014's ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar’s upcoming dinosaur project has a name, as well as a few details for animation fans to ponder. Up’s Bob Peterson will direct The Good Dinosaur, which postulates that ... Continue Reading →
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Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Picks up DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’ for U.S.

Disney XD has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights for DQ Entertainment’s 3D animated series The Jungle Book. The 26 x 22 mins. series will debut June 11 on the channel, which reaches ... Continue Reading →
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Final Push Seeks to Restore Historic Disney Studio in Kansas City

A group looking to restore Walt Disney’s first professional animation studio, in Kansas City, is launching the final push of its 15-year campaign with an eye toward completing ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Honors Steve Jobs in ‘Brave’ End Credits

Pixar is paying special tribute to Steve Jobs in the end credits of Brave. According to the Wall Street Journal, an early cut of the movie includes a moment in the end credits where ... Continue Reading →