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VIDEO: SIGGRAPH Now ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Join Weta Visual Effects Supervisor Anders Langlands as he discusses the body and facial performance capture used to create ... Continue Reading →
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The Making of ‘Ferdinand’

Ferdinand The story of Ferdinand, the peace-loving ... Continue Reading →
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios principals John Harvatine IV, Eric Towner, Seth Green and Matt Senreich. [Photo: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times]

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Inks First-Look Deal with Fox

LA’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios — the brilliant and twisted minds behind TV’s longest-running stop-motion series, the Emmy-winning Robot Chicken — has secured a two-year ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Rupert Toliver Tapped as SVP Development at Sony Animation

Fox Animation and Disney veteran Karen Rupert Toliver has been hired on as the new Senior Vice President of Development at Sony Pictures Animation, Deadline reports. Toliver joins SPA ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Race Heats Up with 26 Animated Films

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: The ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, Blue Sky Fly with Animated Short-Inspired Spy Caper

The 2009 animated short Pigeon: Impossible by Lucas Martell has inspired a new feature-length project, which will be produced by Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment. According ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Taps ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Agents Across the Americas

International kids’ animation producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for its popular property The Jungle Book, which will now be represented ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch & ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Cook Up a Special Campaign

To celebrate the upcoming national holiday Cheeseburger Day on September 18, 20th Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a mouthwatering spread of special merchandise inspired by ... Continue Reading →