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‘Cars 3′ Premiere Revs Up in Anaheim

The stars came out for Saturday’s world premiere of Cars 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Appearing at the event were stars Owen Wilson, who reprises his role as Lightning ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presenting ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Lou’ & Taste of ‘Coco’ at Annecy

Friday, June 16 will be a big day for major studio animation at the Annecy festival, with Disney-Pixar presenting special screenings and filmmaker appearances for its latest projects ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Student Academy Awards Competition Opens

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched the 44th Student Academy Awards competition, the winners of which will be eligible for Oscars consideration. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Brad Bird to Receive ADG Cinematic Imagery Award

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird will be honored with the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild at its 21st Annual ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: The LEGO Batman Movie – Trailer #4 Holy LEGO hotpants, Batman! The Dark Knight has teamwork thrust upon him in this new spot, which is loaded with awesome LEGO-fied effects ... Continue Reading →
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2016 CalArts Animation Showcases Attract Hundreds

Hundred of CalArts students, faculty and alumni as well as entertainment industry executives convened at two events to screen and celebrate the latest batch of student films from the ... Continue Reading →
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If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →
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Animal Nation Building

The crew behind ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Hosts 4th Disney Art Challenge, ‘Finding Dory’ Preview

The 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, taking place June 13-18, will on the 17th hold the prize-giving ceremony for the fourth edition of the Disney Art Challenge. This ... Continue Reading →