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In A Different Light: ‘The Star’

Christmas movies are common enough, as are family Christmas movies. But Timothy Reckart saw an opportunity to do something different with The Star, an animated retelling of the nativity ... Continue Reading →
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The Star: In A Different Light

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a new perspective on the nativity story in The Star. Christmas movies are ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at the Stars of ‘The Star’ from Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed four of the key characters from its upcoming fath-and-family film The Star, and announced that triply Emmy winner Patricia Heaton has joined the ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Pictures Animation Reveals Slate through 2018

Sony Pictures Animation is forging ahead with its plans to increase its release output while creating a distinctive mix of titles, evidenced by the newly released feature film slate ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Toons Thrive at 2013 Cartoon Forum

The 2013 edition of Cartoon Forum, the three-day TV animation pitching and co-production event held in Toulouse France drew a record attendance of 850 professionals, pitching 68 European ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon D’Or Nominations Are Announced

Six animated shorts have been nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013 Awards, which are given out at the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse on Thursday September 19. The six finalists ... Continue Reading →
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Will Oscar Love Maggie?

Some who read this will be doing so after the 2013 Academy Awards have already been handed out, making Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Tommy Lee Jones, and Ben Affleck ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Reveals Key Films, Names

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Reckart and the Making of ‘Head Over Heels’

A couple of days ago, we had the chance to catch up with Timothy Reckart, the young animator who wrote and directed the Oscar-nominated stop-motion short Head Over Heels. The project, ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →