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Bryan Cranston Joins Voice Cast of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3'

The third cinematic outing of DreamWorks’ blockbuster Kung Fu Panda announced three new voice cast members yesterday (April 9): Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) ... Continue Reading →
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Cornelia Funke to Deliver FMX Conference Keynote

Acclaimed children’s book author Cornelia Funke (The Thief Lord, Inkheart) has been confirmed to deliver the keynote at this year’s FMX Conference in Stuttgart. The best-selling ... Continue Reading →
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Shane Acker to Direct Reel FX’s ‘Beasts of Burden’

Reel FX announced today that Oscar nominee Shane Acker (9) will direct the studio’s upcoming untitled CG-animated feature based on the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden, written ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Writer Joel Cohen Keynotes Kidscreen Summit

Joel Cohen, veteran writer and producer for The Simpsons, offered a hilarious take on the iconic’s show approach to creativity during Kidscreen Summit’s opening keynote session ... Continue Reading →
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Aron Warner Hired as Reel FX’s President of Animation

Dallas-based animation and live-action studio Reel FX has announced that Aron Warner, the Oscar-winning producer the Shrek features has joined the company as president of animation. In ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Picks Up del Toro’s ‘Book of Life’

Fox Animation Studios will distribute Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming animated feature Book of Life, which was formerly titled Day of the Dead, says The Hollywood Reporter. The ... Continue Reading →
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Relativity and Reel FX Raise ‘Turkeys’ in 2014

Relativity Media and Dallas and Santa Monica-based Reel FX have announced they will jointly produce and finance the upcoming animated comedy Turkeys, slated for a 2014 release. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Rome Fest to Honor ‘Rise of the Guardians’

Although DreamWorks’ animated feature Rise of the Guardians is set to open on November 21, the much-anticipated fantasy is already getting a head start on the awards department. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looper’ Director Chats About Film’s Mind-Bending VFX

We sat down with Rian Johnson, the director of the time-travel film Looper, to discuss his use of visual effects in the movie and their importance to the science fiction genre. The ... Continue Reading →
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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor ‘Rise of the Guardians’

Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film ... Continue Reading →