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Reel FX Sets ‘W.I.S.H.’ Scribes

Dallas-based Reel FX, which makes its debut on the animated features scene this November 1 with Free Birds, has tasked Kung Fu Panda writers Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff to script another ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Renews ‘Bob’s Burgers’ for Fifth Season

Fox network has renewed Bob’s Burgers for a fifth season with a 22-episode order prior to animated comedy’s fourth-season premiere on Sunday. Bob’s Burgers becoming ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘South Park,’ ‘Family Guy’ ‘Geronimo Stilton’

The animation DVD elves must be in town this week, because there are plenty of animated releases begging for our collective attention. Don’t they know the new TV fall season has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Turbo’ to Race on DVD/Blu-ray on Nov. 12

DreamWorks Animation’s summer movie Turbo is revving up for its home entertainment release via Fox on 2D and 3D Blu-ray on November 12. Directed by David Soren’s Turbo, ... Continue Reading →
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It’s WAY Too Early to Predict the Oscar Animation Race!

Yes, it’s absurd to start talking about the Oscar race even before Labor Day weekend has arrived, but The Hollywood Reporter has jumped the gun already! The trade magazine’s ... Continue Reading →
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Gould to Write Four Stand-Alone ‘Avatar’ Books

Fox announced today that James Cameron has signed sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould (Jumper) to write four stand-alone novels based on and expanding the world of the director’s ... Continue Reading →
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Home Viewing Gets ‘Epic’ This Week

Home audiences have the chance this week to enjoy the richly animated CG magic of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic on DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray sets. Directed by Blue Sky Studios co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Sets New B.O. Records in the U.K.

Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster sequel Despicable Me 2 is now the highest-grossing film of 2013 in the U.K. Universal Pictures International told The Hollywood Reporter that ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of August 19 2013

Which one of the following Emmy-nominated animated programs do you think deserves to win the prize this year? Bob’s Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet • FOX Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →
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Clotiaux and Flier Upped at Digital Domain 3.0

Venice-based vfx studio Digital Domain 3.0 (formerly known as just Digital Domain) has promoted veteran exec Terry Clotiaux to president of its feature film production division and ... Continue Reading →