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Nancy Bernstein Dies Age 55

Nancy Bernstein, an executive at DreamWorks Animation for 10 years who served as Head of Production, died on Friday, succumbing to cancer at age 55. “We are heartbroken by the ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Presents ‘Making of Kung Fu Panda 3’

The organizers of VIEW Conference 2015, set for Turin, Italy Oct. 19-23 (viewconference.it), have announced that the 16th edition will feature a presentation on The Making of Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →
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Building a Mashup

DreamWorks mixes vehicles and dinosaurs for Dinotrux, the first original series under its Netflix deal. Mashing up dinosaurs and trucks ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see viewfest.it for complete ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Chief Global Brand Officer Steps Down

Michael Francis, chief global brand officer for DreamWorks Animation, is resigning from his full-time position in December and transitioning into a consulting role. When the shift takes ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Upholds Amended VFX and Animation Antitrust Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected VFX and animation companies’ motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit claiming the companies conspired to suppress wages and agree not to poach each ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Bacon Departs Animation Exec Role at Paramount

Bob Bacon has left his job as executive VP of production for animation at Paramount amid an internal restructuring. Bacon’s duties will be overseen by Lee Rosenthal, president ... Continue Reading →