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Five Movies Nominated for Producers Guild Awards

It’s only the second day of the new year, and we already have more award season news about our favorite animated features. Today, we got word that the five animated features nominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Preview Coming to IMAX

Paramount Pictures will be releasing the first 9 minutes from J.J. Abrams’ hotly anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness exclusively in IMAX 3D theaters on December 14—months ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s ‘Tad the Lost Explorer’ Finds New Territories

The new Spanish feature Tad the Lost Explorer is gaining momentum all over the world. StudioCanal sold Enrique Gato’s 3D-animated pic to China (Leomus), Russia (Carmen), Germany (Atlas), ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Doug Crane

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky Signs Overall Deal with Sony Animation

Acclaimed animation veteran Genndy Tartakovsky has inked an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation. The overall agreement goes beyond his current role as director of Hotel Transylvania ... Continue Reading →
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Endless LLP Acquires U.K. Effects House Cinesite

Indie U.K.-based equity firm Endless LLP has acquired top digital VFX house Cinesite from Kodak for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves Cinesite’s existing management team, supported ... Continue Reading →
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Ralph Bakshi and the Canadian Caper, Part 1

For most people, working in animation is a job. If you’re anywhere around Ralph Bakshi, however, it’s probably an adventure. Bakshi, of course, is the producer/director of Fritz ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Launches In-House Feature Animation Unit

Paramount Pictures is getting into the cartoon game, announcing plans for an in-house animation division that will roll out its first title in 2014. Chairman and CEO Brad Grey said ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. 3D Society Chooses Governors, Executives for 2011-12

The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, ... Continue Reading →