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Paramount, Disney-Marvel, DreamWorks Animation Tap French Tax Rebates France’s national film commission confirms approval for Sherlock Gnomes, Captain Underpants, and TV series ... Continue Reading →
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Just Keep Swimming: Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ Is a Major Breakthrough for Water Animation MoviePilot’s Elise Jost explores the Bay Area studio’s latest tech breakthrough, including ... Continue Reading →
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Roger Enrico Dies: Former DreamWorks Animation Chairman Was 71 Corporate titan best known for making Pepsi a pop-culture icon was “a leader in every sense of the word, owning a rare ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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VR Vets Form New Indie Co SPACES

A new independent company founded by entertainment industry virtual reality veterans has launched with the goal of using the limitless potential of virtual and mixed reality to transform ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Voltron’ Premieres June 10 on Netflix

The universe’s greatest protector will rise again in DreamWorks Animation’s all-new series Voltron Legendary Defender, premiering June 10 exclusively on Netflix. This rebirth of ... Continue Reading →
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Russia Plans Tax Cut for Local Animation Industry The international success of Russian produced toons like the Snow Queen movies, Kikoriki and Masha and the Bear have spurred government ... Continue Reading →
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Animator-Historian Tom Sito to Receive Dusty Alumni Award

School of Visual Arts BFA Film and BFA Animation chair Reeves Lehmann and Annie Flocco, producer-director of SVA’s 27th Dusty Awards, have announced this year’s recipients of the ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Follows Blue Sky in Settlement for Animators’ Suit

Just shy of a month after it was announced that Blue Sky Studios had offered a multi-million dollar settlement, Sony Pictures Animation and Imageworks are following suit (no pun intended) ... Continue Reading →