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Industry Gears Up for 41st Annie Awards

Are you ready for the 41st annual Annie Awards? The awards ceremony, set for Feb. 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall, is one of the great nights for the entire animation industry, assembling ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Top 3D Creative Awards

Disney’s smash-hit animated feature Frozen took top toon honors at the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards, while Gravity dominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paperman’s’ Kahrs to Helm ‘Shedd’ at Paramount

The winner of last year’s Oscar for best animated short film has been hired by Paramount to direct the first original feature from its new animation department. John Kahrs, who ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Earns 3D Society’s Harold Lloyd Award

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the 2014 Harold Lloyd Award from the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society at its awards ceremony Jan. 28 at Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Helms Heads Voice Cast for ‘Captain Underpants’

DreamWorks Animation has cast comedy actors Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele in its upcoming animated feature adaptation of the popular book series ... Continue Reading →
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Line-up Announced for Animex Festival 2014

Animation exec Max Howard and top game designer Georg Baker are among the speakers now set for the 2014 edition of the Animex international festival of animation and computer games ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dragon 2′ Character Poster Features Astrid

DreamWorks Animation has released its second character poster for the highly anticipated How to Train Your Dragon 2, this time featuring Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
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A Century of Dinos

What is it about dinosaurs and animation? One could argue that animation is the perfect method of bringing them to life onscreen, which is why the love affair between animators and ... Continue Reading →
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February 2014 Tech Reviews

Best of the Year Our brilliant tech critic picks 12 of his favorite releases of the past year: Lagoa. This web-based 3D system with a progressive, physically-based render engine in ... Continue Reading →
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New Clip for ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’

20th Century Fox has released a new clip from the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman, due for release March 7 in stereoscopic 3D. The feature is based on ... Continue Reading →