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Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ Jon Favreau’s live-action revamp of the iconic Disney animated feature also stars Donald Glover as “Simba” ... Continue Reading →
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Daytime Emmys: DreamWorks’ 21 Nominations Tops Animation Competition

The nominations are in for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards, and DreamWorks Animation has emerged as the top toon producer with 21 nods. This includes seven for Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters ... Continue Reading →
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Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber

Santa Monica shop Timber has taken on Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette, as announced by company Creative Directors and Co-Founder Jonah Hall and ... Continue Reading →
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Take a First Look at the Next Wave of ‘Hanazuki: Full of Treasures’ Nine new episodes of Hasbro’s recently launched digital series premiere on YouTube this Sunday, March 12 at ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar ‘Cars 3’ Key Cast and Characters Roll Out

Disney-Pixar has revealed key voice cast and characters for its upcoming feature Cars 3 (June 16). According to director Brian Fee, the star-powered roster includes both new and returning ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes TV Animation WGA Award

On Sunday night, Patton Oswalt hosted the 69th annual WGA Awards — with honors presented by the Writers Guild of America at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Receives WGAW 2016 Animation Award

King of the Hill and Silicon Valley co-creator Mike Judge has been recognized for his contribution to the craft and help in organizing fellow wordsmiths in the animation industry by ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East have revealed the nominations for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, recognizing outstanding writing for TV, new media, ... Continue Reading →
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Project Greenlight & Tongal Launch Animation Incubator

Project Greenlight Digital Studios (PGLDS), a digital content initiative from Adaptive Studios (HBO’s Project Greenlight), and Tongal, an award-winning creative company, have joined ... Continue Reading →