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New York Children’s Fest Scheds ‘Lu,’ ‘White Fang,’ First “VR JR”

The New York International Children’s Film Festival — taking over the Big Apple Feb. 24 through March 18 — has announced its 2018 Special Screenings and its first-ever ... Continue Reading →
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Gaiman-Inspired ‘Wolves in the Wall VR’ to Premiere at Sundance

A virtual adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s children’s book Wolves in the Walls, developed by former members of the defunct Oculus Story Studio, is still alive and kicking ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Spooky Edition

Happy Halloween, boils and ghouls! Here’s a few tricks ‘n’ treats that have dropped into our candy buckets — er, email inboxes. Sweepstakes: DC Collectibles ... Continue Reading →
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’American Gods’ to Launch on Amazon Prime in Germany, Austria, UK & Japan The Starz TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s contemporary fantasy will be an Amazon exclusive in multiple ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Girds for Contract Talks Amidst Award Celebrations Eight years after a contentious strike over new media rights, the Writers Guild quietly prepares to renew negotiations. USIU-Africa ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Reflects on 10 Innovative Years

This story originally appeared in the January 2016 issue of Animation Magazine. In an industry where big budgets, advanced technology and sleekly modern visuals earn the most attention, ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park,’ ‘Godzilla’ Giants Among Video Releases

Two giants of animation and visual-effects stomp their way home today with major releases for Godzilla and the kids of South Park. South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Paramount, ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans 9 DC Movies With Snyder Set on ‘Justice League’

Warner Bros. is getting serious about catching up with Marvel, with a reported nine DC Comics features in development. The studio confirmed over the weekend that Zack Snyder would follow ... Continue Reading →
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Auction Planned to Aid LAIKA Artist Jamie Baker

Animation junkies will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid on an amazing catalog of more than 150 items of unique art, props and other movie memorabilia in a one-off celebrity ... Continue Reading →