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Mill Film to Open New Studio in Montreal

Technicolor’s vfx studio, Mill Film, will open a new facility in Montréal, Québec with operations starting in the summer of 2018. The announcement follows the launch of Mill ... Continue Reading →
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Sam Rockwell, Chance the Rapper Get Down with ‘Trolls 2’

DreamWorks Animation has announced Oscar-winning Actor Sam Rockwell and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have joined the cast of Trolls 2, the sequel to the highly successful ... Continue Reading →
Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patrick Stewart & Freddie Highmore Join ‘Dragon Rider’

Timeless Films and Constantin Film announced from Cannes that Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Felicity Jones (Rogue One, The Theory of Everything), Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Disney’s Kira Lehtomaki & Josie Trinidad Preview ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

Disney Animation will offer an exclusive preview of upcoming feature Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival this summer. ... Continue Reading →
Carlos Saldanha

Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Trailering ‘Teen Titans GO!’, ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’; Disney Knuckles in on ‘Ivan’; & More!

How to Introduce a Universe in 3 Minutes Learn how the Cellarius team created an animated launch short to introduce Earthlings to its transmedia cyberpunk franchise that leverages blockchain ... Continue Reading →
Meg Guidon

Meg Guidon to Lead nineteentwenty’s New Longform VFX Dept.

VFX post-production vet Meg Guidon has joined London-based nineteentwenty to lead the company’s new longform visual effects department. Guidon will apply her two decades of career ... Continue Reading →
Tito and the Birds

‘Tito and the Birds’ Flocks to Indie Sales

Ahead of its premiere at the Annecy festival in June, Brazilian animated family feature Tito and the Birds has been picked up by Paris-based Indie Sales, which has helped bring the ... Continue Reading →
Brandon Sawyer

Animated People: Brandon Sawyer, Exec Producer ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’

Last week, Netflix debuted the new animated series The Boss Baby: Back in Business, which is the TV spinoff series of the 2017 Oscar-nominated DreamWorks feature. The show finds Boss ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch Celebrates Earth Day with Disney-Pixar’s ‘WALL•E’

In its latest collaboration with animation powerhouse Disney-Pixar, retailer BoxLunch has announced an exclusive collection of apparel, accessories, home goods — and even a limited ... Continue Reading →