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Talking Villainy With Ian McKellen

Those who have had a long-term relationship with the San Diego Comic-Con, whose 2014 incarnation wrapped last week, know that what began as a celebration of popular graphic art began ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysia-produced ‘Ribbit’ Tops Niagara Fest

Ribbit, a 3D animation comedy/adventure story about a frog with an identity crisis won the Best Family Film Award at its world premiere at Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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Building Up to Epic

Writer-director Dean DeBlois steers Hiccup, Toothless ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Takes ‘Dungeon of Naheulbeuk’ Abroad

PGS Entertainment has announced it will globally represent The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk, a new animated comedy-action series aimed at young adults that was partly funded by crowdfunding. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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Minifigs Meet the Big Screen

How directors Phil ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion Legend Arthur Rankin Jr. Dies

Legendary animator, producer and director Arthur Rankin Jr., who delivered some of the most enduring and well-loved TV holiday specials of all time, has died at age 89. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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PGA to Honor Jackson, Letteri and Weta Digital

Director Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), vfx legend Joe Letteri (The Hobbit, Man of Steel, Star Wars) and Weta Digital (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) will receive the ... Continue Reading →
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CN Picks Up 2 Holiday Specials from Cake

London-based distributor Cake today has sold the holiday specials A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List to Cartoon Network U.S. The deal builds on last year’s sale of the ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Aquabats’ Origins, Part 1

In celebration of the launch of season 2 of The Aquabats! Super Show!—kicking off on the Hub Network this Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m.—Animag will be unveiling special episodic sneak ... Continue Reading →
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Teesside Preps for Animex

It’s not too late to book your flight to catch the U.K.’s largest animation festival, Animex, as it returns to Teesside this February 18 to 22. In addition to talks, master ... Continue Reading →