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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
The Grinch

Trailer: Universal-Illumination’s ‘Grinch’ Gets A Rude Awakening

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have unveiled the official trailer for animated Dr. Seuss adaptation, The Grinch — the eighth feature from the acclaimed studio ... Continue Reading →
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ON Teams with ‘Moana’ Animation Head on ‘Little Nemo’

ON Animation Studios, the France-based producer of award-winning adaptation The Little Prince, is gearing up to tackle another classic character with its CG-animated feature film project ... Continue Reading →
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Nintendo: ‘Mario’ Movie Officially in the Pipes with Illumination

The near-complete deal reported in November between Japanese game giant Nintendo and CG animation hitmakers Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Secret Life of Pets) to bring ... Continue Reading →
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Nora Twomey, Floyd Norman, ‘Coco’ Star Among Annie Presenters

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the presenters for Saturday’s 45th Annie Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall. These include actress Wendie Malick, Coco star Anthony Gonzalez (voice ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Despicable Me 3’ Comes Home December 5

The latest installment of Illumination Ent.’s blockbuster franchise, which grossed $1 billion worldwide following its summer release, is coming home on disc and on demand as Universal ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Run

Here We Go! ‘Super Mario’ Movie in the Pipes at Illumination

One of the biggest names in videogame history may be returning to the big screen The Wall Street Journal reports that Universal Pictures’ Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Enjoys Another Successful Edition

Some of the top creative stars working in the animation and visual effects industry shared their valuable knowledge at the sixth edition of Animag’s World Animation and VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me’ Now the Top Toon Franchise Worldwide

With Gru’s latest adventure having achieved the No. 10 all-time worldwide chart spot, Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me film series (including Minions) has officially ... Continue Reading →