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Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Clarke Exhibit Launches Center Stage Gallery

The Creative Talent Network, host of the annual popular CTN Animation Expo will open a new gallery in Burbank devoted to the art of professionals who work in the animation industry. ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Posts Solid Weekend Numbers

Fox/Blue Sky’s imaginative movie about a young girl and a miniature eco-centric forest world, posted solid numbers at the U.S. box office during the four-day Memorial Day weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Opens Nationwide on Friday

Epic, the new animated adventure from director Chris Wedge and his gifted team at Blue Sky Studios, opens the door to a world inhabited by fantastic creatures hidden from plain sight. Civilized ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Getting Positive Early Reviews

The Hollywood trades have weighed in on Blue Sky’s new 3-D CG-animated feature Epic and the reviews are mostly positive. The fantasy adventure film, which is directed by Blue Sky ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Vitti to Pen ‘Angry Birds’ Flick

Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night ... Continue Reading →
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New Dates Set for DreamWorks and Blue Sky Pics

Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks movies and two Blue Sky titles. According to Collider, the studio will release B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly ... Continue Reading →
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Tito Ortiz Hired as Illumination’s Development VP

Veteran animated features exec Tito Ortiz (Ice Age, Despicable Me) is returning to Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment after being absent for two years pursuing his music ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Wedge Previews Vibrant New ‘Epic’

Blue Sky Studios co-founder and Oscar-winning animation director Chris Wedge took some time out of his busy schedule to show a few scenes from his upcoming feature Epic to members of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gladiators of Rome’ to Open L.A. Italia Festival

Iginio Straffi’s much-anticipated CG-animated 3-D feature Gladiators of Rome is set to open the Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival this Sunday (February 17). The Rainbow ... Continue Reading →