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Axis Group Launches Unified Axis Studios Brand

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group is officially reinventing itself as Axis Studios — a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across ... Continue Reading →
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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →
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‘DuckTales’ Premiere Dates Set; Title Sequence Teased

Disney XD’s new take on the classic animated series DuckTales will kick off its run with an hour-long premiere movie airing on the channel for 24 consecutive hours Aug. 12, with ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Sallis, Voice of Aardman’s ‘Wallace,’ Dies Age 96

British actor Peter Sallis, a prolific performer who provided the voice of Wallace for Aardman Animations’ popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, died in his home at Denville ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2017 Greek toon fest is seeking short films, shorts for kids, student films and features completed after Jan. 1, 2015 for its 6th ... Continue Reading →
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’Moana’: How Disney Animation Vets Created a Badass Polynesian Princess IndieWire’s Bill Desowitz gets the inside scoop on the magical new CG feat getting ready to set sail from ... Continue Reading →
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Nick UK Vet Launches Larkshead Media

Tim Patterson, formerly VP and director of programming for Nickelodeon UK, has officially launched his end-to-end children’s media service company, Larkshead Media. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Coming to Disney XD

Critically acclaimed CG sci-fi series Star Wars Rebels returns for a third season on Disney XD on Saturday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET. The special one-hour premiere event “Steps ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Sweeps Licensing Awards

Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars continues to prove its constant appeal (and reinvigorated dominion over merch-hungry fans) having won four awards at Tuesday night’s 2016 LIMA ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Award Nominations Reflect ‘Star Wars’ Fever

Representatives of top brands and major merchandise partners will convene on Las Vegas this summer for Licensing Expo 2016, and trade association LIMA will be presenting the annual ... Continue Reading →