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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
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Clip & Pics: ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’ Premieres Friday

DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender makes its debut on Netflix streaming with a one-hour origin story (plus another 10 twenty-two minute, action-packed episodes) this Friday, June ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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Disney & Marvel Announce Girls STEM Challenge Winner

Ahead of the May 6 release of Captain America: Civil War, Walt Disney Studios, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange ... Continue Reading →
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2016 Eisner Nominations Set Record for Women in Comics

Comic-Con International has announced the nominations for the 2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, as chosen by its panel of judges. The big story this year is that 49 women have ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Princess and ‘Star Wars’ Boost Hasbro Sales

Global toymaker Hasbro is crediting major Disney brands for its better than expected growth of sales in Q1, taking in $831.2 million in overall revenue so far this year — a 16% ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

The Next Scooby-Doo Movie Will Launch a Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe WB’s CinemaCon presentation reveals the 2018 reboot, S.C.O.O.B., will unlock a Marvel-esque run of interconnected ... Continue Reading →
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Down and Dirty

VFX houses get hard and messy creating effects for the stars of Fox’s R-rated Marvel superhero hit Deadpool. Deadpool was the perfect vehicle for ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney’s Thomas O. Staggs Stepping Down Presumed Bob Iger successor is departing COO post at Walt Disney Co. and leaving the company after 20 years. Nine International TV Executives ... Continue Reading →
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Nicolas Atlan and Terry Kalagian Head Gaumont Animation Biz

Gaumont Vice-CEO Christophe Riandee has announced that the company is expanding its animation activities in the U.S., growing its animated feature division and increasing activity for ... Continue Reading →