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WB Wins Bid War for ‘Paddington 2’

Deadline reports that StudioCanal’s charming family sequel Paddington 2 has been snatched up for US distribution by Warner Bros., following a scramble to find the little bear from ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →
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Last Studio Standing Bringing Sci-Fi Saga ‘Hinterlands’ to Screen

Vancouver-based Last Studio Standing (www.laststudiostanding.com) — the largest hand-drawn animation shop in the Americas — is launching into the English-language market ... Continue Reading →
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German & Chinese Partners Sink Teeth into ‘Dumpling Queen’

An agreement between East and West which will see the development and production of an appetizing new animated comedy feature has been announced from Cannes. China’s Huawen Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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The-Artery Taps Karin Levinson to Head New LA Office

NYC-based art and technology company The-Artery is expanding its operations to the West Coast by opening its first Los Angeles office. Industry veteran Karin Levinson has been named ... Continue Reading →
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Chris deFaria Named CEO of DreamWorks Animation

The post-acquisition restructuring of DreamWorks Animation continues, with the news breaking Tuesday via Deadline that Warner Bros. animation exec Chris deFaria is stepping in as Chief ... Continue Reading →
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Image Engine Hires Bolster Artistic Leadership

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine is expanding its talent base with the hiring of three additional senior staff at its Vancouver headquarters: Visual Effects Supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pics Opens Sydney Production Office

Taking advantage of the steady rise in international film and TV production in Australia, Oscar-nominated visual effect studio Rising Sun Pictures has expanded is Adelaide-based operations ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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Mova Tech Legal Battle Heats Up

An innovative means of capturing minute facial performance information, used in the blockbuster superhero flicks Deadpool and Avengers: Ages of Ultron, is the subject of an international ... Continue Reading →