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Who Won The 2011 Animated B.O. Derby?

Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot ... Continue Reading →
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Five Toons Land Golden Globe Nominations

The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the ... Continue Reading →
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Kelly Asbury to Write Sony’s Pic ‘Pooch Café’

Oscar-nominated writer-director Kelly Asbury has been tapped to write Sony Picture Animation’s upcoming feature Pooch Café. Asbury most recently directed and co-wrote Gnomeo and ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon, Arc to Make ‘Ormie’ Movie

Canadian animation studio Arc Prods (formerly known as Starz Animation Toronto) will be co-producing a new feature with Alcon Entertainment, based on the short Ormie, it was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Six Things You Can’t Miss at Annecy This Year!

We all know that the true animation fan’s summer officially begins in June, when the Annecy International Festival opens its doors to fans of the art form from all over the world. ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Productions — Formerly Starz — Signs with Paradigm

Arc Productions — formerly Starz Animation — has signed with Paradigm for representation as it offers its visual effects and animation services for hire and develops its own intellectual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gnomeo’ Comes Home on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D

The hit independent animated feature film Gnomeo & Juliet leads the week’s major home video releases. Directed by Kelly Asbury of Shrek 2 fame and featuring music from the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ Helps Fox Hit $1 Billion Mark

Last weekend, Blue Sky’s 3Dblockbuster hit Rio helped Fox International hit the magic $1 billion dollar mark at the global box office. To date, Carlos Saldanha’s valentine to his ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Animation Toronto Becomes Arc Productions

Starz Animation Toronto, recently sold by Starz to a Canadian investor group, has renamed itself Arc Productions and unveiled a new website and logo. The new owners have embarked  on ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Brand vs. Brand as ‘Arthur’ Looks to Topple ‘Hop’

Moviegoers this weekend will get to decide if they prefer animation or live action when it comes to British comic actor Russell Brand. The star of such comedies as Get Him to the Greek ... Continue Reading →