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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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Photo Report: The World Animation and VFX Summit

We already gave you a peek at the opening-night festivities of the World Animation and VFX Summit, so now we’re going to give you a look at how much fun the rest of the event ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Sets Hosts, Presenters

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the lineup of presenters for the award ceremony at the World Animation & VFX Summit’s opening night party, set for Nov. 2 from 6-10 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Opens at No. 3; ‘Guardians’ Hangs in at 8

While the weekend box office belonged to the opening of action-packed Denzel Washington vehicle The Equalizer from Sony (no. 1 with an estimated $35 million), Focus Features made a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Opens Wide with Positive Reviews

All right, stop-motion fans — The Boxtrolls is here at last! LAIKA’s third feature-length movie boasts the widest opening of any film this week, with more than 3,400 cinemas ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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Friends in Low Places

LAIKA sculpts two contrasting worlds to explore notions ... Continue Reading →
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Focus Debuts ‘Boxtrolls: Nature of Creation’ Featurette

When so much work goes into a film, you better make the most of showing it off with behind-the-scenes footage! In that vein, Focus Features presents the latest special featurette for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Featurette Goes Behind the Scenes

While it’s another month before theater-goers get to take in LAIKA’s latest feature The Boxtrolls (Sept. 26), Focus Features and EW.com are offering a chance to explore ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Unpacks New ‘Boxtrolls’ Poster

The new poster for LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls, arriving in theaters through Focus Features on September 26, moves above ground to the streets of Cheesebridge and introduces the villainous ... Continue Reading →