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Animated Features Factor Amid Song and Score Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards, and 141 Original ... Continue Reading →

Turner & HBO form Toonix International SVOD

Time-Warner is continuing to expand its recent focus on streaming content for consumers with a new service aimed at international child audiences. Toonix is the product of a collaboration ... Continue Reading →

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →

Warner Animation Sets ‘Smallfoot’ for Spring 2018

Warner Animation Group announced at the Annecy festival on Tuesday that Warner Bros. has set a release window of Spring 2018 for the Group’s original animated feature Smallfoot. The ... Continue Reading →

New Line Taps Writers for Live-Action ‘Astro Boy’

The live-action Astro Boy feature film project has gained some momentum as Hollywood Reporter reveals that New Line is in talks to come onboard the project — and has tapped San ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival – Tickets on Sale and Full Program Online Highlights include Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast and Mark Osborne’s ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Opens Vancouver Studio

Award-winning Australia vfx and animation studio Animal Logic has opened its doors at a new 45,000 sq ft facility in Vancouver, Canada. The new studio will be lead by Animal Logic’s ... Continue Reading →

WB Bets Big on LEGO, DC, Rowling

Warner Bros. is betting big on franchises, announcing an ambitious slate of movies based on DC Comics, LEGO and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff that will carry the studio ... Continue Reading →

WB Dates Two More ‘LEGO’ Flicks

Critics and audiences went nuts for Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s The LEGO Movie earlier this year, thanks to hilariously fresh spins on the classic toy property and innovative ... Continue Reading →

CN’s Sorcher, Adult Swim’s Lazzo Get Promotions

In a restructuring move, Turner Broadcasting’s young adults and kids media group has made new executive appointments to aid a strategy of aligning content, digital and gaming ... Continue Reading →