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Daily News Bytes: Sunao Katabuchi’s BIAF Trailer, Hulu Nabs Classic ‘Daria’, Return of ‘Castlevania’ & More

Fox Spirits and Demons: China’s Tech Giants Splash Out in Cartoon Arms Race Reuters looks into the ever growing tidal wave of local toon production which is posed to compete with ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
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Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
The Boss Baby: Back in Business

Trailer: ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’ Clocks in April 6

Audiences will get to see more of the inner workings of what keeps the global adorability market running smoothly when DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix’s new series The ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Media Names Leadership for Growing Animation Studio

Having recently announced that Nathan Greno has been tapped to direct its upcoming animated feature Powerless, Skydance Media has now named several key additions to the executive team ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
DreamWorks Trolls: The Beat Goes On!

DreamWorks & Netflix Plan 6 New Series, Date ‘Trolls’ Toon

Next year is going to be another banner year for animation on streaming, with Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television continuing their partnership to present six new original series ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures

Clip: ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Returns Monday

The stakes are high for young hero-in-training Rowan in this clip from the season 2 premiere of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, as he faces down a terrifying hunter droid ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Gabriel Portnof, Ad Creative Director Jordi Bares Join Framestore

Framestore has announced a couple key appointments to two of its internationally dispersed offices this week. Joining the New York facility as CG Supervisor is DreamWorks veteran Gabriel ... Continue Reading →