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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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Actor Anton Yelchin of Star Trek Films Dies in Freak Accident Actor who played Russian starship navigator Chekov in franchise reboot dies at age 27. Finding Dory Blows Animation Record ... Continue Reading →
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’Finding Dory’ Sets Animation Film Record with $9.2 Million Thursday Preview Pixar’s hotly anticipated sequel scores highest Thursday night preview take of all time, and might ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Sets Making-Of Sessions for Films, Games and Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2016 will run its world-leading conference and exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal this July 24-28. Under the banner of “Render the Possibilities,” the ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Sets ‘Smallfoot’ for Spring 2018

Warner Animation Group announced at the Annecy festival on Tuesday that Warner Bros. has set a release window of Spring 2018 for the Group’s original animated feature Smallfoot. The ... Continue Reading →
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Piper Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look at the New Pixar Short Preceding Finding Dory IndieWire has the honor of introducing Alan Barillaro’s wee feathered hero, coming to theaters ... Continue Reading →
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A Tentacle Spectacle

Pixar digs deep to make a septopus named Hank — arguably the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Just Keep Swimming: Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ Is a Major Breakthrough for Water Animation MoviePilot’s Elise Jost explores the Bay Area studio’s latest tech breakthrough, including ... Continue Reading →
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MIFA Highlights International Scope

The International Animation Film Market (MIFA) opens in Annecy, France on June 15, with around 2,700 industry pros expected to pass through its doors. This year’s event continues ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Named in LA Times AMPAS Diversity Nominees

The Los Angeles Times has released a multimedia report listing 100 people making a difference in increasing diversity in Hollywood, submitting the names to the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →