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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Latin American Animation Day Returns to LA March 24

On Saturday, March 24, East Los Angeles College will host Latin American Animation Day, presented in partnership with Cinema Without Borders as the fourth annual East Los Angeles College ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Dave Filoni, EP & Supervising Director, ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Dave Filoni has been a staple of the extended Star Wars animated universe since 2008. Writer Cameron Koller checked in with the executive producer and supervising director to discuss ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Media Names Leadership for Growing Animation Studio

Having recently announced that Nathan Greno has been tapped to direct its upcoming animated feature Powerless, Skydance Media has now named several key additions to the executive team ... Continue Reading →
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Director Dave Filoni on ‘Star Wars Rebels’: The Journey and the Legacy

Dave Filoni has probably overseen more hours of Star Wars content than anyone outside of George Lucas himself. The Star Wars Rebels finale event currently airing over a course of three ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled’ Helmer Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Animation, Directing ‘Powerless’

Skydance Media announced Thursday that Nathan Greno is joining the company’s rapidly expanding animation studio under a multi-year deal. The director of Disney’s Tangled has been ... Continue Reading →
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Trollhunters: Deeper into the Dark

Season two of DreamWorks’ Trollhunters takes a bigger step into Guillermo del Toro’s rapidly growing Tales of Arcadia. Trollhunters has been one of DreamWorks Animation Television’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Moves Lin-Manuel Miranda Project ‘Vivo’ Up

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get the tunes from Moana out of your head, you’ll be pleased to hear that the animation world’s next dose of Lin-Manuel ... Continue Reading →
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Building the Happy, Shiny World of ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’

Fans who couldn’t get enough of the colorful adventures of Poppy, Branch and the other memorable characters of DreamWorks’ 2016 movie Trolls are in for a treat this season. The ... Continue Reading →
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Splash, Assemblage Gear Up for ‘Norm of the North’ Sequel

Mumbai-based CG animation studio Assemblage Entertainment has kicked off production on the sequel to 2016 theatrical feature Norm of the North, together with Splash Entertainment, Lionsgate ... Continue Reading →