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Constantin Starts Production on ‘Dragon Rider’

Germany’s Constantin has begun production on the animated adventure feature Dragon Rider, based on the bestselling novel by writer Cornelia Funke. Co-produced by Antwerp’s ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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Elton John, STX Animating ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s oft-revived Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is getting the animated feature treatment with the help of fellow musician ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery: Cast & Character Art for ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

Sony Pictures Animation has released some smurftastic special art featuring voice cast stars and their characters from its upcoming, fully-animated, Peyo-inspired family adventure Smurfs: ... Continue Reading →
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DreamEast and Jetpack Ink ‘Valt the Wonder Deer’ Deal

Beijing- and Hollywood-based film and TV animation studio DreamEast Pictures has secured a global distribution deal with Jetpack Distribution for 2D adventure-comedy series, Valt the ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Maps Out Magical New ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Trailer

Sony Pictures Animation kindly decided to brighten up everybody’s Monday with a vivacious, action-packed and marvelously magical new trailer for its upcoming fully CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Slates New ‘MLP: Friendship Is Magic’ and ‘Equestria Girls’ in 2017

Hasbro, Inc. has announced there will be even more fantastical adventures from two of its most popular animated properties in 2017, with the return of My Little Pony: Friendship Is ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Arc Productions Shutters

Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, formerly Starz Animation up until 2011, has halted operations and locked up its offices. CEO Tom Murray stated in a written note to employees ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Producer Igor Khait Dies Age 52

Animation film and TV producer Igor Khait, who had most recently been working in Paris on Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming feature Sing, died at his home in Los Angeles on Monday, ... Continue Reading →