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Domee Shi’s Pixar Short ‘Bao’ Satisfies Artistic Appetite

For so many of us, food is home. The type of food made by parents or caregivers becomes as much a part of who we are as anything else that we experience growing up. And so it was for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Hosts Star-Studded Sherman Bros. Tribute

For the past 50 years, movie lovers have enjoyed the wonderful music of songwriting brothers Richard M. Sherman (1925-2012)  and Robert B. Sherman. The brilliant duo’s scores include ... Continue Reading →
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Lasseter Will Not Return to Disney

It’s official: Disney says John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Pixar and Disney Animation Studio, will not return to the company. Lasseter has been on a leave of absence ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Student Academy Awards Competition

The Academy is now accepting entries for the 2018 Student Academy Awards competition, with the deadline set for Friday, June 1. All SAA winners become eligible for Oscar short film ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New Clip for ‘Digimon’ Flick Out 1/31, ‘My Moon’ Screening, ‘Inside Out’ TV Debut & More

The Smurf Experience: Coming Late Summer! Hop a flight to Belgium and prepare to get Smurfed with this immersive plunge into the magical world of Peyo’s beloved blue beings. The fun ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans “Day of Listening,” Lasseter Return Unsure

The staff of Burbank-based Disney Animation Studios is set to gather Thursday to discuss workplace concerns in what the company dubs a “Day of Listening” attended by human resources ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
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Bold Ideas Shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a notable history of honoring student filmmakers with medals for their thesis films. That honor roll includes directors John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →