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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA ‘Animating Life’ Exhibit Coming to Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum and its Northwest Film Center will be introducing visitors to a dynamic behind-the-scenes multimedia exhibit celebrating the hometown hero studio with Animating ... Continue Reading →
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Talking ‘Rocket & Groot’, Marvel Animation with Skottie Young and VP Stephen Wacker SyfyWire‘s Trent Moore gets the scoop on the warmly received new web shorts. ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Taps Striker for Worldwide Licensing

Portland, Oregon-based, award-winning animation studio LAIKA has named Striker Entertainment its worldwide licensing agent, tasked with developing a global program with best-in-class ... Continue Reading →
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‘Among the Black Waves’ Takes Anima Grand Prix for 2017

The 36th Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima 2017, wrapped up Sunday having welcomed a record-setting number of attendees, far exceeding last year’s 42,000 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Wins MPSE Golden Reel for Animation

The 64th Golden Reel Awards, presented by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), took place Sunday to celebrate the best in cinema and television soundcraft from 2016. The feature ... Continue Reading →
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Take a Journey with LAIKA’s ‘Choose Kubo’ Featurette

Hot off its big wins at the BAFTA awards, LAIKA is doubling down on its big double-nominated push for the Oscars, with a beautiful new For-Your-Consideration featurette for Kubo and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Jungle Book’ Take Animation & VFX BAFTAs

The UK’s most prestigious film honors took place Sunday as the 2017 BAFTA Awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted once again by comedian and actor Stephen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Kubo’ Top VES Honors

It was a good night for The Jungle Book and Game of Thrones, with each winning five categories at the 15th annual VES Awards held Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Jungle Book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: How LAIKA Made the Thrilling Boat Sequence IndieWire chats with director and studio head Travis Knight about the film’s most ambitious ... Continue Reading →