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‘Incredibles 2’ Expected to Smash B.O. Records This Weekend

All signs are pointing to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles 2 movie breaking major records at the box office this weekend. The Disney/Pixar sequel is the first fully animated wide release ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clips for ‘Solo,’ ‘Digimon’ & ‘Boxcar Children’; An Exciting Sci-Fi Concept, & More!

2018 Women in Animation Scholarship Program Open for Submissions This year, WIA has expanded the program introduced by founding member Phyllis Craig — now the annual award will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Little Mermaid’ Told by Emoji, ‘Equestria Girls’ Debuts, ‘Breadwinner’ Arrives & More

15 Years Later, ‘Clone High’ Creators Look Back at Their Cult-Classic Cartoon EW catches up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, now accomplished filmmakers behind hit features The ... Continue Reading →
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Laura Laas Appointed VP Animation TV Sales at Gaumont

LA- and Paris-based entertainment mainstay Gaumont has appointed Laura Laas as Vice President, International TV Sales, Animation. Charged with selling the company’s TV toon slate ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Closes DWA Deal, Announces Leadership Changes

NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation has been finalized, folding the studio into the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — joining Universal Pictures, Fandango ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Discover What It’s Like to Visit Pixar Animation Studios ScreenCraft offers a “virtual tour” of the Emeryville, Calif.-based animation powerhouse. KingstOOn Festival ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Gives Look at ‘Kubo’ with Teaser Art

Stop-motion house LAIKA and distributor Focus Features have unveiled a piece of teaser art for the upcoming animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings, in theaters nationwide August ... Continue Reading →
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Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hunger Games’ Panel Planned for Comic-Con

Comic-Con’s Saturday (July 20th) session schedule just got a lot more interesting thanks to the folks at Lionsgate. The studio is offering panels on two of its upcoming big sci-fi/fantasy ... Continue Reading →