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Reel FX Plans Montreal Expansion, Promises 400 Jobs in 3 Years

Dallas- and Santa Monica, CA-based Reel FX is expanding operations with a new studio in Canadian flagship studio in Montreal, which is expected to create 400 jobs by late 2020. The ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Universal-Illumination’s ‘Grinch’ Gets A Rude Awakening

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have unveiled the official trailer for animated Dr. Seuss adaptation, The Grinch — the eighth feature from the acclaimed studio ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Expands Animation Studio with New Montreal Facility

Golden Globe-nominated studio Reel FX has crossed the northern border by adding a Canadian satellite studio in Montreal to its existing Dallas and Hollywood operations. The new locale ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →
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Four Voices Added to ‘Norm of the North’ Cast

Splash Entertainment has announced that that it has signed Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Gabriel Iglesias (The Nut Job, Planes), Colm ... Continue Reading →
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‘Free Birds,’ ‘Justice League: War’ Discs Arrive

ReelFX’s animated feature Free Birds (Relativity, $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray combo pack), the story of one turkey’s adventures in avoiding being served for Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Feature Contenders

Although some naysayers were complaining about the quality of the animated features in contention this year, how can you really be grumpy about a year that had a wonderful 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Thor’s Hammer Delivers an $86.1 Mil Weekend

Mortal moviegoers can’t get enough of their Norse God. Disney/Marvel’s 3-D sequel Thor: The Dark World drew audiences to U.S. theaters to the tune of $86.1 million this ... Continue Reading →
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19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

According to the Academy, 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards. The movies are (in alphabetical order): Cloudy ... Continue Reading →