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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Panda’s’ Stevenson Directs United’s Ark Tale

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been tapped to direct a CG-animated feature inspired by the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark for United Pictures. Slated for completion in ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Williams to Co-Direct Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

Chris Williams has joined Disney/Marvel’s much-anticipated November 2014 movie Big Hero 6 as co-director, alongside Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh). The Hollywood Reporter also says ... Continue Reading →
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The Jurassic Beasts Are Back!

Walking ... Continue Reading →
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RGH’s ‘Santa Story’ Lands at AFM

CMG, which has represented indie animated features such as Khumba, Zambezia and Hoodwinked at market, will commence international sales for a brand new CG, stereoscopic 3-D animated ... Continue Reading →
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RGH, Unique to Produce McCartney’s ‘High in the Clouds’

RGH Entertainment and Unique Features are collaborating to bring Paul McCartney’s children’s book High in the Clouds to the silver screen in 3D. The partnership was jointly ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #233

        Directing for Animation: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Art School By Tony Bancroft [Focal Press, $34.95] Imagine taking a one-on-one class with one ... Continue Reading →
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The Legendary, Undefinable Joe Grant

In an industry noted for producing “legends,” Joe Grant is in the A-list of legends. Joe got his start working as a print cartoonist for the now-defunct newspaper the Los ... Continue Reading →
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Blaise and Williams Launch ‘Art Story’ Kickstarter

Disney Animation vets Aaron Blaise (Brother Bear) and Chuck Williams are using Kickstarter to raise funds for Art Story, an animated picture a boy and his grandfather people jump into ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Publicist Denise Greenawalt Dies at 52

We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. ... Continue Reading →