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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes a Splash in Cannes

As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro to Co-Direct Henson’s ‘Pinocchio’

After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA to Animate New Stop-Motion Pic About Goblins

Portland’s stop-motion studio LAIKA has announced that it will produce a stop-motion animated movie based on a children’s book by Philip Reeve titled Goblins. The pic will be directed ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro, Gutierrez Collaborate on ‘Day of the Dead’ Pic

Guillermo del Toro will produce a new CG-animated feature, directed by Jorge Gutierrez, the creator of Nickelodeon’s series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera. The movie, which ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Promotes New Directors

The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro to Shepherd DreamWorks Feature ‘Alma’

DreamWorks Animation is moving ahead on its next film with Guillermo del Toro, who will oversee a feature based on the short film Alma, according to the Los Angeles Times. The feature ... Continue Reading →
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A Swashbuckling Cat for All Seasons

Shrek’s beloved sidekick Puss in Boots takes center stage in DreamWorks’ beautifully crafted 3-D adventure. While there has been no shortage of memorable sidekicks in the world ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Barnes for In-Three Conversion Unit

Digital Domain has hired  Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group,  to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of  VP ... Continue Reading →
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Titles, Release Dates Set for ‘The Hobbit’

The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and ... Continue Reading →
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Kung Fu Panda Has His Day in Cannes

After its big Puss In Boots extravaganza of Tuesday, DreamWorks Animation continued to bask in the limelight at the Cannes Film Festival with a special screening of Kung Fu Panda 2 ... Continue Reading →