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Universal-Illumination Shifts Sequel Releases

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment has adjusted the planned release dates for sequel entries in three of their growing hit franchises: The Secret Life of Pets, Minions ... Continue Reading →
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The Combine Sets First Animated Film ‘I.F.’

Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield will be tackling their first animated film project under their banner, the Combine, Deadline reports. Joining with Straight Up Films and Cinesite, I.F.  ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar Swaps ‘Incredibles 2’ & ‘Toy Story 4’ Dates

Disney has reportedly changed up its release schedule, swapping dates for two hotly anticipated Pixar Animation Studios sequels. The Incredibles 2 will now land in theaters June 15, ... Continue Reading →
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Photos: ‘Sing’ Cast & Character Duets

The lead voice cast of Illumination Entertainment’s Sing are really getting into character in these fun new photos featuring the human stars and their animated alter egos. Sing, from ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Watch Gucci Mane’s Caricature-Filled, Adult Swim Animation for All My Children The official (NSFW) music video for the song off Everybody Looking was produced by Pangean Vision ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Award Nominations Reflect ‘Star Wars’ Fever

Representatives of top brands and major merchandise partners will convene on Las Vegas this summer for Licensing Expo 2016, and trade association LIMA will be presenting the annual ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Roberto Genovesi Teases Cartoons on the Bay 2016

Roberto Genovesi, the artistic director of Italy’s Cartoons on the Bay festival, being held in Venice April 7-9, talks toon trends and what makes this 20-year-old event unique (cartoonsbay.com/en). ... Continue Reading →
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Betty White Guests on ‘SpongeBob’ Ahead of Kids Choice Awards

Nickelodeon is gearing up for an exciting Saturday night on March 12, with the programming anchored by the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The pop culture celebration ... Continue Reading →