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New ‘Star Wars’ Pic Will Be Out on Dec. 18, 2015

So yesterday, after much fanfare, Disney and Lucasfilm confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VII will be released on December 18, 2015. “We’re very excited to share the official ... Continue Reading →
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The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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Vanguard and Arc to Build 3D ‘Nut House’

Vanguard Animation (Space Chimps, Valiant) is partnering with Arc Prods. (formerly known as Starz Animaton) on its next CG 3D movie, an animated heist movie titled The Nut House. The ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Johnson to Direct Vanguard’s ‘Oz Wars’

Vanguard Films has tapped Mike Johnson to direct Oz Wars, an animated feature film that will mix CG-animation with stop-motion techniques. Johnson previously co-directed with Tim Burton ... Continue Reading →