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Alpha Forms L.A. Animation Studio Under CEO Bob Bacon

Alpha Group Co. Ltd. announces that Bob Bacon will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Animation — a new division based in Los Angeles and dedicated to developing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Teams Up with Mikros for ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

London-based Rocket Pictures has tapped award-winning studio Mikros Image (a Technicolor company) to lead digital animation work for Paramount Animation and MGM Pictures’ Sherlock ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Gives First Look at ‘Wish Police’

Reel FX, the L.A. and Dallas-based studio behind The Book of Life, is offering up details of its latest feature project, Wish Police, including the first concept painting for the film. ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Shuffles ‘Monster Trucks’ and ‘SpongeBob 3′

Paramount Animation has revealed changes to its feature release slate through 2019, including date changes to two major projects, a release date for overseas production The Little Prince. ... Continue Reading →
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Johnny Depp to Star in ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

The inimitable Johnny Depp has been tapped to voice the titular role of Paramount Animation and MGM’s Sherlock Gnomes — a sequel to indie animated hit Gnomeo and Juliet from ... Continue Reading →
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16 Features Enter Oscar Animation Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have revealed that 16 animated features have completed the submission requirements for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →
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SpongeBob Gets Real

Sponge ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob’ Topples ‘Sniper’ at Box Office

It took a guy living in a pineapple at the bottom of the sea to knock out long-running champ American Sniper from the top spot at the box office this weekend. Opening wide on Friday, ... Continue Reading →